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OPINION: How can Nepal finance climate action?

Dr. Divas B. Basnyat of Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI (divas@ndri,org.np) writes on the challenges and opportunities for accessing climate finance in Nepal. This blog is based on the project “Support for Strengthening Climate Finance Activities in Nepal” funded by CDKN and implemented by NDRI in partnership with Prakiti Resource Center (PRC). [more]…

PROJECT: Strengthening climate finance activities in Nepal

CDKN is supporting the government to enhance their understanding and capabilities towards accessing and utilizing Climate Finance. [more]…

FEATURE: Balancing climate and development targets through a Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach: Lessons from Amazonia and Indonesia

Using a 'Water-Energy-Food Nexus' approach can help policy-makers navigate the trade-offs involved in working towards economic growth and sustainable development. Helen Bellfield of the Global Canopy Programme describes how CDKN research applied this approach in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Indonesia. [more]…

FEATURE: Risk insurance to help Pakistan’s poorest deal with climate change

Syed Abbas Hussain examines how risk insurance for Pakistan’s poorest and most climate-vulnerable people has become an issue of increasing concern – and how a CDKN project is proposing some answers. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Achieving water, energy and food security in Indonesia

This policy brief explored the challenges facing Indonesia’s national and provincial governments in achieving both development and environmental goals. [more]…

REPORT: Climate change financing for cities in Indonesia

The report contains a scoping study on how climate actions in cities in Indonesia can be financed. [more]…

OPINION: Government action needed to accelerate green business in Asia

In this article, Sandra Khananusit, CDKN's consultant highlights the key points of a debate on the potential of initiating and strengthening green businesses in Asia, focusing on how the governments of the region can engage with the private sector and create an enabling environment for the private sector to invest in low emission development strategies and NDCs. [more]…

FEATURE: Private sector facility: New business opportunity for private sector on climate action

Munjurul Hannan Khan, CDKN’s Country Engagement Leader, Bangladesh and Tahmina Hadi, CDKN’s Junior Consultant, Bangladesh highlight that how effective mobilisation of the private sector by funding entities such as the Green Climate Fund, can create an enabling environment for the private sectors to engage in a business model that supports climate change. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Greenhouse gas emission reference case projection for Pakistan

The reference case presents historical emissions in Pakistan from 2000 to 2012/13 and a projection of annual emissions out to 2030. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Pakistan low carbon scenario analysis

This document provides a condensed summary of the Low-Carbon Scenarios Analysis project, highlighting two critical parts of this project: the development of a reference case for emissions, as well as the identification of options for Pakistan to reduce its GHG emissions across key sectors. [more]…

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