In 10 years, the percent of Bhutan's population with access to electricity rose from 61 percent to 100 percent, even in the most remote mountain villages. Off-grid renewables were a big reason why.
The Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative (AFAI) project seeks to improve accountability around adaptation finance.
Los bosques comunitarios alrededor del mundo resguardan 37,7 mil millones de toneladas de carbono
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Community forests around the world hold 37.7 billion tonnes of carbon
The amount of adaptation finance has increased in recent years, at least in part as a result of agreements reached at the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009. In the past year, Oxfam, WRI, Overseas Development Institute, and civil society networks in Nepal, the Philippines, Uganda and Zambia have been working together to figure out just how much adaptation finance has been flowing to these four countries and where it’s going. It’s a bit like trying to figure out the tangle of plumbing and pipes in an old house. There is money for climate change adaptation coming from different sources, flowing through different channels, and being used for different purposes.
The amount of international climate finance approved to help developing countries address the impacts of climate change increased considerably between 2008 and 2012.
Advancing effective, equitable adaptation finance systems to build resilience in a changing climate
Nepal is passing through a turbulent period of transition, reorganizing its internal political boundaries, establishing a federal structure, and changing the very nature of the national government.
- Effective institutions are at the heart of our ability to respond to growing climate risks. Governments and other institutions at the national level can play a critical role in increasing society’s capacity