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Empowering the poor in a changing climate: experiences from UNDP supported initiatives on adaptationUnited Nations Development Programme, 2015The threat of climate change undermining global development efforts is becoming increasingly clear. Climate variability, more intense and frequent extreme-weather events, and growing inequalities are among the impacts being felt, suffered most by the poorest and most vulnerable people.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003Growing evidence has shown that there seems to be an apparent trend for backsliding or reversal of the government policy on tariff reduction in the Philippines.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006The Philhealth Indigent Program aims to provide health insurance privileges to the marginalised sector of Philippine society. Beneficiaries are identified through a survey called CBIS-MBN, using the Family Data Survey Form (FDSF), conducted by the local Social Welfare Development Office.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006The Philippines is lagging behind in terms of achieving the 2015 MDG targets or compared with her neighbours.DocumentGovernment of Grenada, 2004This paper was commissioned by the Government of Grenada and provides information on the national circumstances relating to the implementation of the Barbados Plan of Action including obstacles directly related to climate change mainstreaming.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2000This discussion policy paper traces the story of Grenada's forestry policy to date and offers recommendations for improved policy which will work for both forests and people.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006Commercial banks will not lend to the poor and to microenterprises. The unflattering profile and lack of assets of the poor pose serious challenges to profit- maximizing financial institutions. High transaction costs make provision of small loans very costly and information asymmetry increases the risk in lending.DocumentRainforest Alliance, 2014In every region of the world, women are engaged in sectors that are directly affected by climate change. In agriculture, forestry, and other livelihood activities, these women are already feeling the impact of climate change; and generally experience greater vulnerability and risk than men.DocumentRainforest Alliance, 2014In every region of the world, women are engaged in sectors that are directly affected by climate change. In agriculture, forestry, and other livelihood activities, these women are already feeling the impact of climate change; and generally experience greater vulnerability and risk than men.