The IPSARD is an independent, legally and financial autonomous unit with the mandates of consultation, evaluation, comments on strategy, policy, planning, plans, programs, schemes and projects, baseline surveys in the agricultural sector and rural areas; providing information on policy and strategy for agriculture and rural development, market information, trade promotion and internatonal economic integration, economic, social, environmental, climate change information in agriculture and rural development (ARD).
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Economics and financial decision-making
In order to achieve ambitious national climate goals, the use of economic instruments such as crop and climate insurance, taxes, feed-in tariffs for renewable energy and other financial incentives are important enablers. The CTCN is collaborating with relevant stakeholders to support local entrepreneurs, small- and medium enterprises and larger businesses, as well as governmental decision-makers, in identifying these economic instruments. Furthermore the CTCN provides technical assistance for strengthening countries’ capacity to access international financing for climate technology opportunities. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.