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Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
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中国にとっての2019年と2020年の前半は、世界経済の鈍化、米中貿易摩擦の長期化、コロナ問題の勃発など、山積の課題に対処しなければならない時期であった。米中貿易摩擦の影響もあり、中国の2019年のGDPは前年比6.1%の成長に止まった。 2020年1月-3月におけるGDP成長率は、昨年同時期に比べ6.8%下落するなかで開催した中国第十三期全国人民代表大会第3次会議では、内需拡大、雇用安定にフォーカスした政策パッケージを成立させた。  コロナ対策に関連する予算措置規模は、9.2兆元(約147.2兆円)と推計され、「新エネ自動車の普及とEV充電スタンドの拡充」や次世代通信設備や5G技術などへの重点的な投資方針も決まった。  2020年以降における中国経済のGDP成長率が不透明であるため...
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While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
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IWMI Working Paper
Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change. Most irrigation systems to date have relied upon surface water, limiting irrigation development to areas close to streams, rivers and reservoirs. To address this gap, a...
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This paper tries to capture the main characteristics of financial components of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), in order to deepen understanding of developing countries’ financial needs. Such analysis will help developed countries and other countries consider provisions of financial support to developing countries. For this...
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Author:
KABIR Mahfuz
Shuddhasattwa
RAFIQ
SALEMA S. M. Kalbin
Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to climate-induced disasters. Poor and vulnerable people living in the country’s many disaster-prone areas are systematically excluded from access to the formal banking systems. Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) provide the opportunity of financial inclusion for these people. This paper reveals that MFIs provide...
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Author:
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY, M.D. Baqui
This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their...
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Author:
KHAN Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY M.A. Baqui
This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...
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IGES Working Paper
Water and sanitation play an important role in the sustainable development and are central to all activities of human beings and for the health of the natural ecosystems. For the past several decades, water and sanitation, especially water sector, have been subjected to two kinds of pressures i.e. developmental pressure and climate change related...