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Foreign aid for capacity-building to address climate change: Insights and applications

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    The paper examines the role of foreign aid in building capacity to address climate change. While the experience with this topic is relatively recent and not yet extensive, analogous questions have arisen in many other areas of foreign aid. It is likely th

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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 WP2013/084.

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    Length: 26
    Date of creation: 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-084

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    Keywords: climate change impacts; agriculture; sea level; climate impacts assessment; development aid;

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