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Carbon markets and finance

Carbon markets and finance

  • Agriculture Finance Year Book 2019

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    Development Financing for Agro-industrialisation 

    This article discusses the trends in advances to the agriculture sector by regulated financial institutions (RFIs) for the period 2015 to 2017.2 Similar information on the trends in advances to the sector by RFIs was compiled and presented in the previous Agricultural Finance Yearbooks.3 The 2015-2017 trends presented in this 9th edition of the Yearbook, are compared with the trends in the 8th edition, which was published in 2015.

  • mfarmPay: Driving Climate Financing to Rural Smallholder African Farmers

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    Smallholder farmers and lenders with smallholder lending portfolios ( which according to CGAP currently account for about USD 50 billion globally) are highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. mfarmPay, a novel parametric lending solution driving financing to African farmers, offers innovative data-driven solution to reducing climate risk in lending portfolios and incentivising the adoption of climate-smart farming approaches by smallholder food producers.

  • TEC Brief #6- Enhancing access to climate technology financing

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    The increases in global investment that are needed to remain below a global temperature rise of 2 °C are estimated to be of the order of several hundred billion United States dollars (USD) annually between 2010 and 2029 for low-emission power generation technologies and energy efficiency in the buildings, transport and industry sectors (IPCC, 2014). A further USD 28–67 billion per annum is estimated to be needed as additional investment to adapt to climate change in developing countries (UNFCCC, 2008).