The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed countries to developing countries. In the last decade, however, major emerging economies such as China and Brazil have fueled a growing trend of South-South development flows by increasingly channeling their overseas investments to other developing countries.
As the reporting deadline for 2010 looms, developed countries will need to prove that they are honestly meeting their modest $30 billion commitment.
In consultations, a range of countries and interest groups have called for an energy strategy that supports sustainable development.
This post originally appeared on the World Bank blog Development in a Changing Climate
Re-Thinking the Legitimacy of Institutions for Climate Finance
This report seeks to ground the debate on climate finance in an objective analysis of ongoing efforts to finance mitigation and adaptation in developing countries.
An update on the role of climate finance in the international climate negotiations.
Insights for Development and Climate Finance
This working paper series summarizes key innovations and challenges of the Clean Technology Fund. It analyzes the investment plans that the Fund has endorsed to date, and makes the case for greater emphasis on institutional capacity and governance in program design.
Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector
This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure.
This piece originally appeared on the World Bank Climate Change Blog.