As the Asia Clean Energy Forum kicks off next week, the Asian Development Bank and other multilateral development banks should do more to integrate climate change and clean energy considerations as a core part of their development assistance.
The first step for developing countries
to access financing under the Readiness
Mechanism of the World Bank Forest
Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) is the
development of a Readiness Plan Idea
Note (R-PIN). This paper considers the
extent to which R-PINs approved by the
FCPF trust fund committee addressed
questions of good governance of forests.
The objective of this exercise is to identify
issues that will need to be addressed more
completely as countries proceed with
By Jon Sohn, Sarah Paraghamian, Richard Chase Smith on October 12, 2007
The following letter was sent to the Socially Sustainable Development Unit of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank on October 12th, 2007, regarding the proposed Environmental Development Policy Loan to Peru.
The International Financial Flows and Environment Project (IFFE) works to improve the environmental and social decision making and performance of public and private International Financial Institutions (IFIs) by holding them accountable to their investors, to donor countries and to the communities that are impacted by their investments.
The following letter was sent to Kathy Sierra, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Network at the World Bank on September 20th 2007, regarding the launch of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).
Investigates the limited extent to which climate change issues have been included in the World Bank Group’s country assistance strategies, energy-sector loans and project lending and recommends reforms to improve Bank practices.