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Tackling climate change through adaptation finance in the Least Developed Countries: Is the LDC Fund still fit for purpose?

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  • Davis, Junior
  • Tan, Celine

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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?

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  • Davis, Junior & Tan, Celine, 2010. "Tackling climate change through adaptation finance in the Least Developed Countries: Is the LDC Fund still fit for purpose?," MPRA Paper 26581, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:26581
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    Keywords

    climate change; least developed countries; climate finance; adaptation; mitigation; sustainable development;

    JEL classification:

    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
    • Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
    • Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters and their Management; Global Warming

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