Climate Change

Financing Development - Responsibility for Sustainable Development

Article - 2012

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development – also known as the Earth Summit – was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. It was a turning point in international affairs because the international community officially subscribed to the...


Adaptation to Climate Change - Cooperation with Developing Countries

Report - 2011

In long years of international cooperation, KfW Bankengruppe has gained the trust of its partners – innovative financing for adaptation to climate change builds on this foundation. As the financing of climate change adaptation measures and the...


Financing Water and Climate Change Adaptation - The European Investment Bank

Factsheet - 2011

Water is the primary medium through which climate change influences human societies and ecosystems. Increased frequency of extreme weather conditions has severe impacts on the availability and quality of freshwater resources, giving rise to...


Bilateral Financing Institutions and Climate Change

Research Report - 2011

In its third year, this mapping exercise of climate change financial flows to developing countries is an initiative of the United National Environment Programme (UNEP) Bilateral Finance Institutions Climate Change Working Group (‘UNEP BFI CCWG’)....


Innovative Climate - Examples from UNEP Bilateral Finance Institutions Climate Change Working Group

Report - 2011

In 2010-2011, the subject of ‘Climate Finance’ has become a key focus of government policy makers and the many non-government research institutes and organisations that advise them. Two key parallel streams of work have been on policy (e.g. what...


La coopération française dans le secteur forestier du Bassin du Congo sur la période 1990-2010 Note de cadrage

Study/Research - 2010

Le service Evaluation de l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) a lancé en mai 2010 une étude de capitalization sur l’intervention de l’Agence dans le secteur forestier du Bassin du Congo sur la période 1990-2010. Réalisée  par des...


Developing quantitative aquifer maps for Africa

Report - 2010

In 2010 the Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a BGS-led team to undertake a one-year study aimed to improve understanding of the resilience of African groundwater to climate change and links to livelihoods. As part of this...


Instruments to Finance Climate Protection and Adaptation Investments in Developing Countries

Report - 2010

The financing of climate-relevant investments in developing and industrializing countries has become an important element of development cooperation (DC). As global efforts are made to mitigate climate change and its consequences, substantial...


Adaptation to Climate Change in the Upper and Middle Niger River Basin

Discussion Paper - 2010

 The Niger River Basin Snapshot: assessing the needs for adaptation to climate change and variability in a West African river basin. This basin snapshot aims at assessing historical trends and future projections in water availability in the...


Water Scarcity and Agriculture

Briefing Note - 2010

The world's population trebled in the course of the twentieth century. Freshwater use increased sixfold in the same period. For many regions this has raised a problem that is coming to be seen as one of the major challenges for the future of...


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