Davis, Junior and Tan, Celine (2010): Tackling climate change through adaptation finance in the Least Developed Countries: Is the LDC Fund still fit for purpose?
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This paper considers the challenges confronting LDCs in meeting the adaptation and mitigation requirements brought on by the climate crisis and addresses the question as to whether the Least Developed Country Fund (LDCF), which is a key source of LDC climate adaptation finance, is still fit for purpose?
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Tackling climate change through adaptation finance in the Least Developed Countries: Is the LDC Fund still fit for purpose?|
|Keywords:||climate change; least developed countries; climate finance; adaptation; mitigation; sustainable development|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q56 - Environment and Development ; Environment and Trade ; Sustainability ; Environmental Accounts and Accounting ; Environmental Equity ; Population Growth
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General > Q01 - Sustainable Development
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q54 - Climate ; Natural Disasters and Their Management ; Global Warming
|Depositing User:||Junior Davis|
|Date Deposited:||10. Nov 2010 13:02|
|Last Modified:||15. Mar 2015 19:37|
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