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The effectiveness of foreign aid for sustainable energy

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  • Rogner, H-Holger
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    Foreign aid and technology transfer are an essential means, especially for the least developed countries, towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals as well as facilitating adaptation to, and mitigation of, climate change. The deployment of technolo

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/055.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Keywords: official development assistance; foreign aid; climate change mitigation; renewables; good practices;

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