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Climate Investment Funds
 
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Piloting low-emissions growth and climate-resilient development. For more information please visit: http://www.climateinvestmentfunds.org
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Climate Investment Funds: Delivering at scale, empowering transformation
 
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Climate change affects us all. The world’s poor are the most vulnerable. The need for climate action is urgent. Find out how the Climate Investment Funds are making sound investments, producing active results, and empowering transformation for our future. French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EffW_...
Transparency at the Climate Investment Funds
 
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Fisseha Tessema Abissa of the Climate Investment Funds discusses how his organisation is improving its transparency. This short interview was filmed at a Transparency International side event at the Bonn climate talks in June 2015.
About the $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds -- CIF
 
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The CIF's clean investments and resilience initiatives in countries around the globe range from large scale solar investments in Chile, South Africa and Thailand to sustainable agriculture support in Nepal and innovative geothermal investments in Indonesia.
Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure
 
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Infrastructure worldwide has suffered from chronic under-investment for decades and currently makes up more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions. A deep transformation of existing infrastructure systems is needed for both climate and development, one that includes systemic conceptual and behavioural changes in the ways in which we manage and govern our societies and economies. The OECD, UN Environment and the World Bank Group “Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure” initiative focuses on how governments can move beyond the current incremental approach to climate action and more effectively align financial flows with climate and development priorities. It explores six key transformative areas that will be critical to align financial flows with low-emission and resilient societies (planning, innovation, budgeting, private finance, development finance, and cities) and looks at how rapid socio-economic and technological developments, such as digitalisation, can open new pathways to low-emission, resilient futures. For more information visit: http://oe.cd/climate-futures
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Climate Investment Funds' Mafalda Duarte at the VEF 2017
 
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Climate Investment Funds' Mafalda Duarte at the VEF 2017
Green Climate Fund: Pitch for the Planet
 
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The Green Climate Fund has issued a Request for Proposals to mobilise climate funding at scale in developing countries. We are seeking bold investment ideas to crowd in capital for low-emission and climate-resilient projects. The deadline for applications is 30 August 2017. You can find out more on our website: www.greenclimate.fund/500M The Green Climate Fund is a new global fund created by the 194 countries who are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It supports the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of climate change. GCF helps developing countries limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. It seeks to promote a paradigm shift to low-emission and climate-resilient development, taking into account the needs of nations that are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts.
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CIF in Action Around the World
 
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Celebrating 10 years of financing clean technology, renewable energy, sustainable forestry, and climate resilience, around the world. #CIF10
2018 Investor Summit: Investment Opportunities in Tackling Climate Change by Jeremy Grantham
 
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Speaker: Jeremy Grantham Co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.
Views: 872 Ceres Channel
The Climate Investment Funds, a brief introduction
 
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A brief description of the Climate Investment Funds
Hiro Mizuno: Addressing climate change as a critical ESG factor in investment
 
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Hiro Mizuno, Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment officer at GPIF speaks about how GPIF approaches investment chain to address climate change as critical ESG factors, managing alignments and fostering long-termism at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable in Paris on the 26th of November 2018.
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South Africa- Turning to the Sun for Energy
 
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South Africa is facing serious energy constraints and has turned to the sun to help produce clean energy.
The Climate Investment Funds celebrates their 10th Anniversary
 
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Mafalda Duarte talks about where the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) have been and where they are going in this interview from the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.
Views: 11 Connect4Climate
Forest Investment Program: Empowering Mexico
 
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In Mexico, about 11 million people depend on forest resources. The CIF’s Forest Investment Program is empowering Mexico’s forest communities to mitigate and adapt to climate change. FIP resources are enabling innovation and transformational change throughout Mexico, as well as social and economic development in the country’s forest communities.
CIF Talk: Climate Finance – The Game Changer We Need
 
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Presented by Mafalda Duarte, Mafalda Duarte, Program Manager, Climate Investment Funds, at the Connect4Climate Digital Media Zone, at the World Bank, 8 December 2016.
Happy birthday to CIF!
 
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The Climate Investment Funds is 10! To celebrate, we convened business, leaders from different sectors all over the world to chart bold paths forward, explore new levers of opportunity, and leave “business as usual” at the door. Find recordings of the conversation at 'The Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action' on our YouTube channel.
Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action
 
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Mafalda Duarte, head of the Climate Investment Funds, announces the "Power of Ten: Shaping the Future of Climate Action" summit taking place this January 28-29, 2019 in Ouarzazate, Morocco, right next to the record-breaking Noor Concentrated Solar Power complex. Learn more here: https://cifpowerof10.org/
CIF Power of 10 Opening Keynote Abdalah Mokssit
 
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Power of 10 Day 1 Opening Keynote by Abdalah Mokssit, Secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). January 28, 2019 Ouarzazate, Morocco.
🌍A fund for communities to adapt to climate change
 
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Land Degradation is a driver of #ClimateChange. We have committed $50 million to the soon operational #LDNFund, aiming to restore degraded land and create 100 000 jobs for rural communities. Find more on our Press Release: https://bit.ly/2zw6xeS Footage provided by Ecotierra and Komaza Our partners: UNCCD Mirova AfD Le Gouvernement du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg IDB GEF FONDACTION Fondation de France NATIXIS Investment Managers GARANCE BNP PARIBAS CARDIF WWF The Rockfeller Foundation Minstère des affaires étrangeres et du développement international, France Norwegian Ministry of Foreign AffairsThe Sustainable Trade Initiative Komaza Ecotierra Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanInvestmentBank Twitter: https://twitter.com/eib LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/european-investment-bank Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/europeaninvestmentbank/
Senior Program Coordinator at the Climate Investment Funds interview - Zhihong Zhang ( AM 2015 )
 
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Civil Society Organization Forum. Senior Program Coordinator at the Climate Investment Funds interview - Zhihong Zhang ( AM 2015 )
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Power of 10 Highlights
 
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Recap the highlights of the Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action Conference from January 2019.
Climate Investment Fund, indigenous peoples observers!
 
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I had the opportunity to interview two indigenous peoples observers to Climate Investment Fund during their meeting in Ouarzazate, Morocco. It is a bit long but recommended.
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Chile- New Heights for Geothermal Power
 
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Cerro Pabellon is South America's first geothermal power plant and the world's highest geothermal power plant.
Mainstreaming Gender in the Climate Investment Fund - The Case of Kenya
 
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ENERGIA conference 12-13 December, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 Module 4: Financing and Women's Entrepreneurship Mainstreaming Gender in the Climate Investment Fund - The Case of Kenya: Lydia Muchiri, Practical Action Eastern Africa www.energia.org Animation & Video: www.ronaldblijd.com
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CLIMADAPT helps build climate resilience
 
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CLIMADAPT is a US$ 10 million credit line programme to facilitate access to climate resilience technologies improving the use of water, energy and land resources in Tajikistan. CLIMADAPT is supported by the United Kingdom, the Climate Investment Funds and the EBRD Early Transition Countries Fund (donors include: Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taipei China and the United Kingdom).
Financing for Climate Friendly Investment - Rwanda Green Fund Momentum for Change Award Winner
 
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The Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA) received the United Nations 2018 Momentum for Change Award for its outstanding contribution to addressing climate change. The fund was selected for the award in the category of Financing For Climate Friendly Investment. Every year, the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, which leads the Momentum for Change awards, celebrates initiatives that are advancing climate resilience and the Sustainable Development Goals. Watch this short video to find out more about the award. Learn more here: http://fonerwa.org/blog/rwanda-green-fund-wins-top-un-award-climate-action
Forest and climate change
 
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Mexico has made efforts to protect its 138 million hectares covered by forest vegetation. In 2012, in collaboration with the World Bank, the Forests and Climate Change Project started, with an investment of 392 million dollars, of which 42 come from the Forest Investment Program (FIP) of the Climate Investment Funds. (CIF). The Forests and Climate Change Project is the largest forest operation in the world supported by the World Bank. The objective of the project was to contribute to the establishment of the bases for sustainable rural development from the forest areas, promoting the integrated management of the territory and involving the participation of different actors and initiatives of the forestry sector and coordinating environmental and productive public policies.
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Pension funds and climate change. Jane Ambachtsheer interview at PLSA Investment Conference 2019
 
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Jane Ambachtsheer summarises her session on pension funds and climate change, outlining what schemes, investment managers and consultants can do to mitigate the potential financial risk from climate change.
COP24 Stepping Up Climate Action
 
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We are stepping up climate action! A message for ambition, of hope and with inspiration from the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland. Hear from global leaders, thinkers, activists and influencers why they are stepping up climate action to accelerate the transition to a decarbonized and resilient world: ”There is a global consensus to step up climate action.” - Michal Kurtyka, COP24 President “I’m stepping up for the growth story of the future.” - Lord Nicholas Stern, Co-Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate “I’m stepping up for putting a price on pollution.” - Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada “For poor and vulnerable, especially in the small island developing states.” - Ingrid Hoven, Director-General, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany “For women...For Energy Transition...For Climate-Smart Agriculture...For Sustainable Fashion” “It’s time to step up and act.” - Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UN Climate Change “I’m stepping up climate action, because if we don’t act now we are screwed” - Greta Thunberg, 15-year-old Swedish climate activist “I am stepping up for climate action.” - Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Youth Envoy “I trust the science and I believe we can still make it.” - Mafalda Duarte, Head of Climate Investment Funds “It’s my responsibility as a global citizen.” - Sofia Vega, UNFCCC Global Youth Video Competition winner “No one should be left behind.” - Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister, Fiji “We need greater ambition.” - Fabiola Martha Muñoz Dodero, Minister of the Environment, Peru “Climate and development are fundamentally connected.” - Laura Tuck, Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank Group “It’s very important that we work together.” - Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany “Education the is key.” - Princess Abze Djigma, Burkina Faso “Adaptation Matters.” Kristalina Georgieva, CEO, World Bank Group “To engage companies across the world.” - Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact “To raise ambition on all fronts.” - Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General “To implement the Paris Agreement.” - Sergio Costa, Minister of the Environment, Italy “I’m stepping up for climate action by mobilizing youth.” - Timoci, 12-year-old Fijian climate activist “By limiting warming to 1.5 degrees.” - Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair “By increasing our direct financing.” - John Roome, Senior Director, Climate Change, World Bank Group “By making climate change accessible through storytelling and art.” - Slater Jewell-Kemker, Filmmaker “By decarbonizing the transportation sector.” - José Mendes, Portuguese First Secretary of State for Mobility and Chairman of Transport Decarbonisation Alliance “It seems like a challenge, but it’s an enormous opportunity.” - Rachel Kyte, CEO, Sustainable Energy for All “This is our chance.” - Michał Kurtyka, COP24 President "We are stepping up for climate action.” Connect to accelerate climate action: connect4climate.org #StepUp2018 #COP24 #ClimateAction #YouthUnstoppable #ActOnClimate #AdaptationMatters #TalanoaDialogue
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Leveraging private financing into climate success
 
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How does limited public financing unlock private sector financing in renewable energy? Mafalda Duarte, manager of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), talks CIF successes and challenges in private sector engagement, and what’s ahead in renewable energy and energy efficiency at the 2015 Carbon Expo.
CIF Power of 10 Opening Transformational Change Reports
 
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Launch of the Transformation Change reports at the Power of 10 Conference in Ouarzazate, Morocco January 28, 2019.
Climate Revolving Investment Civil Fund
 
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ARM/SGP/OP6/Y2/CORE/CC/17/06 This documentary was produced within the frame of the project "Implementation of “Intended Nationally Determined Contributions" of the Republic of Armenia in rural communities" funded by the GEF Small Grants Programme in Armenia
Views: 1844 Hovhannes Ghazaryan
A Changing (Investment) Climate: Investing in a Low-Carbon Future (Ceres Conference 2017)
 
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No matter the political winds, the transition to a low-carbon, clean energy global economy is moving forward as renewable energy prices fall and countries begin to implement the Paris Climate Agreement. While this global capital transition is still at an early stage, an increasing number of mainstream investors are deploying capital toward a growing array of low-carbon opportunities across all asset classes. Leading investment managers, including the chief investment officers of major North American pension funds and America’s largest religious investor, discuss their diverse strategies for investing in climate solutions and mitigating climate risks in the years ahead. Moderator: Betty Yee, California state controller and Ceres board member Panelists: Vicki Fuller, chief investment officer, New York State Common Retirement Fund; Kirsty Jenkinson, managing director, Sustainable Investment Strategies, Wespath Investment Management; Andrew Sawyer, chief investment officer, Maine Public Employees Retirement System; Ion Yadigaroglu, managing principal, Capricorn Investment Group See more highlights from the Ceres Conference 2017 at: https://www.ceres.org/events/ceres-conference
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PPCR Learning Series Session 3: Climate Resilience & Landscape Approaches
 
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Three of the ten new PPCR countries also prepare investment plans under the Forest Investment Program. This is why the third session shed light on landscape approaches. Landscape approaches seek to provide tools and concepts for managing land with the objective to achieve multiple and at times, competing goals. Paola Agostini from the World Bank Group explained how investing in landscapes can yield a triple dividend consisting of higher productivity, better climate resilience and increased carbon sequestration. While Fabiano Godoy illustrated this claim with real-life examples from his practical work for Conservation International, Stephen Ling completed the examples sharing his experience with a Forest Restoration and Ecosystem Conservation project of the World Bank Group in Rwanda. Overview of the Series: Session #1: Climate Resilience & Migration Session #2: Climate Resilience & Cities Session #3: Climate Resilience & Landscape Approaches Session #4: Climate Resilience & El Niño Impacts on Food Security Session #5: Climate Resilience & Earth Observations More info about the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience: http://www-cif.climateinvestmentfunds.org/fund/pilot-program-climate-resilience
Paulson Says Governments Need to Spur Climate Investment
 
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Sep.28 -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson says that governments need to spur investment in climate projects. "Climate change is ultimately an economic issue," he said during an interview with David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
Nepal- From Waste to Wealth
 
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Large scale biogas production is helping Nepal address the inconsistent access to electricity.
Investment Climate  & Pension Funds  in Russia
 
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Pickingalpha interview with Senior Vice-President of the non - State non-commercial Pension Fund LUKOIL GARANT under LUKOIL company (2nd largest oil company in Russia) Arthur Kolontaev, who shares his views on the current investment opportunities in Russia and analysis potential growth of certain industries in the country
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Mercer Wealth Investment Implications of Climate Change
 
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Mercer | https://www.mercer.us | Mercer Wealth Investment Implications of Climate Change Our deep expertise, powerful insights, and real-world solutions help the people and organizations we serve take steps today to secure a better tomorrow. Climate change is impacting more than the physical world in which live. It’s affecting our financial world as well. How immune is your portfolio from the ravage of climate change? Transcript: Climate change is an investment risk and it’s here and now. So we need to build resilient portfolios and we need to act now. The way to do that is to understand what it means at an asset class level and also at a sector level. Well, this report really helps highlights the various impacts of climate change. That’s very important because it allows you to crystallize your thinking on how you should respond to both the risks and opportunities that climate change provides. This is a very complex topic so having a report such as this really does make it a lot easier for investors to plan their course of action and how they should response to climate change. Fund managers can use the report in terms of which sectors will be impacted, and what it is that their clients – the asset owners, the pension funds, the insurers, the super funds- will be looking for. Better risk management endowments and foundations will be able to use the report. Their long-term investors, they’re going to see value eroded as a result of climate change unless they are on top of these sorts of risks and understanding that there are wonderful opportunities to invest into such as sustainability and cleaner energy. Key findings are that climate change has an impact on investment returns regardless of which scenario an investors finds themselves in, according to our four scenarios so there’s no escaping the impact of climate change from an investment point of view. We really want investors to think about which scenario is likely from their point of view, and then what that will mean for them. First of all, there were three key parties involved, Mercer, Mira and Guy Carpenter, and then we also had the 18 institutional investor groups, our public partners IFC World Bank and UK Aid, so the UK government. They can invest and they can reduce their carbon exposure and they can engage, so really there three ways investors connect now. Invest in sustainable opportunities, reduce their carbon exposure, find out what is the carbon footprint in your portfolio, and engage with your fund managers, engage with your investor companies. Lots of ways to take the process forward. One of the first things that all investors can do is measure the climate change risk in their portfolios in a quantitative way and really give some sense of the gravity of the problem and what the implications might be. So that’s the first step that all investors should think about doing. So we’re also working on an explicit plan to incorporate climate change or the assessment of climate change risk into our portfolios and that will occur at multiple levels. It’ll look at both the asset class impacts of climate change and how we should respond that. I look at some of the sectoral impacts within a particular asset class and is there anything we can do to tilt the portfolio or better manager climate change risk within that? Also, how we engage with the underlying investment managers that we use which is also very important because they’ll be the ones perhaps that are selecting underlying stocks or bonds or securities that may be affected by climate change. So we want to make sure that they themselves have a good understanding of climate change are in a position to properly assess that in the building of the portfolios on our behalf. - - - - - - - Mercer Website: http://bit.ly/2nTYbtB Twitter: @mercer https://twitter.com/mercer Facebook: @MercerInsights https://www.facebook.com/MercerInsights/ YouTube: mercervideo https://youtube.com/mercervideo #mercer
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Climate Investing Panel 2: Investment Perspectives
 
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Moderator: Mark Orlowski, Founder and Executive Director, Sustainable Endowments Institute Panelists: Mark Campanale, Founder and Executive Director, Carbon Tracker Initiative Amy Domini, Founder and CEO, Domini Social Investments John Fullerton, Founder and President, Capital Institute David Martin, Chairman, M-CAM Global Holdings
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Sowing the seeds of a climate-smart livelihood
 
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Kenneth was ready to join the ranks of the thousands of sub-Saharan Africans who make the dangerous crossing to Europe every year in search of employment. Until the green economy came knocking. This is his story.
UT Energy Symposium – October 20, 2011
 
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International Mechanisms for Climate Change Finance Gevorg Sargsyan, Program Coordinator, Climate Investment Funds, World Bank
Why We Must Pay Attention to Forests
 
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Forests can be a problem and a solution when it comes to climate and development.
Adaptation Actions for Transformation
 
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Welcome message from Mafalda Duarte, manager Climate Investment Funds to the "Adaptation Actions for Transformation" session during the 5th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum. Session description: A panel discussion with government representatives from PPCR pilot countries sharing experiences and lessons learned from accessing and implementing their programs with a focus on innovation, partnership arrangements, and driving transformational change. Panelists will also highlight what they have been doing differently to build the capacity to tackle climate change and ensure a more sustainable future.
Mozambique- Sowing the Seeds of Resilience
 
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Mozambique is highly vulnerable to floods, droughts and coastal cyclones. But with improved seeds and farming techniques, Mozambicans are building resilient livelihoods.
Hybrid Funds से अच्छा मुनाफा | Your Money
 
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