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Clarifying the UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Process

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
Kenya has its National Climate Change Action Plan. Many other countries have adaptation planning processes underway that include steps found in the NAP guidelines. Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
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Green Climate Fund Board Looks to Accreditation Process: Can it Strike the Right Balance?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
One of the most difficult questions that the GCF Board will grapple with is how entities will become “accredited” to receive GCF funds to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
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Striking the Balance

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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
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Making Adaptation Finance Work

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
Channeling and targeting funding effectively is a major challenge to reaching people who are most vulnerable to climate change. Photo credit: International Rivers, Flickr 2008
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
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Designed for the Future?

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4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
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Indonesian forest | Photo credit: James Anderson, WRI 2014
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
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Looking Back on 15 Years of Greenhouse Gas Accounting

  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
Through a combination of renewable energy purchases, development of renewable energy installations, and enhancements to its server systems, Intel managed to reduce its emissions by 60 percent below 2007 levels by the end of 2012. | Photo credit: Wikimedia, 2006
  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
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Rights to Resources Interactive Map

  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources
In much of Africa, companies' and rural communities' property rights overlap, creating conflict. Photo credit: T. Samson/CIMMYT
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources

4 Reasons Assessing Governance Matters for Forests and People

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Conducting an analysis of governance strengths and weaknesses can be a critical first step towards advancing forest governance reforms. Photo Credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Data

Rights to Resources Map: Data Set

  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
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Fire Alerts Spike in Indonesia as Risk of Haze Crisis Returns

  • extreme weather
  • Forests
  • fires
  • extreme weather
  • Forests
  • fires

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