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Economics and financial decision-making

economics and 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.  

Economics and financial decision-making

  • ECO Consult Sepp & Busacker Partnerschaft

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    ECO Consult Sepp & Busacker Partnerschaft was founded in the year of the UN Rio Summit in 1992. ECO, offers integrated advisory services for developing countries and countries in transition. ECO is among Germany’s leading international consultants to offer independent technical advise for sustainable development in the environment and social sectors, particularly in the fields of REDD+ and wood energy, along the value-chain from the production to the end-users, including innovative stove and carbonization technologies.

  • IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

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    IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the international graduate water education facility based in Delft, the Netherlands. IHE Delft carries out education, research and institutional strengthening activities that complement and reinforce each other in the broad fields of water engineering, water management, environment, sanitation, and governance. 

  • HR Wallingford

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    HR Wallingford provides analysis, advice, and support in the management of water and the water environment including climate change. 

  • Understanding Integration Aspects: Renewable Power and Energy Fractions

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    Sunday, January 1, 2017
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    This paper introduces the Renewable Power Fraction and Renewable Energy Fraction as self-defining metrics to quantify and visualise the performance of renewable generators versus the total load, and show how corresponding Fossil or Demand Side Management Power and Energy Fractions can similarly be defined.

  • mfarmPay: Driving Climate Financing to Rural Smallholder African Farmers

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    Tuesday, January 8, 2019

    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.

  • Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program, Inc.

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    CLASP improves the energy performance of appliances and related systems, lessening their impacts on the world around us. CLASP develops and shares practical, transformative policy and market solutions in collaboration with global experts and stakeholders. CLASP is the leading international resource for energy efficiency standards and labels (S&L) for appliances, lighting, and equipment. Since 1999, CLASP has worked in over 50 countries on 6 continents promoting appliance energy efficiency.

  • DFS Deutsche Forstservice GmbH

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    DFS Deutsche Forstservice GmbH is a German consulting company specialised in sustainable natural resource management and in particular forest sector development. 

  • Yooshin

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    Founded in 1966, Yooshin Engineering Corporation (Yooshin) has extensive experience in planning, feasibility studies, detailed designs, and construction supervision, water resource management, urban/regional development, transportation and environmental preservation. Also, Yooshin conducted various feasibility studies and developed detailed design of port facilities in terms of Climate Change Adaption in accordance with the national master plan. 
     

  • The Bridge International

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    The Bridge International (TBI) is a platform supporting SMEs in developing countries through impact financing, identification of business models and various consultation services. TBI has consulting and research capabilities within renewable energy sector. TBI works with 132 local universities, governments and SME networks from 20 different countries.

  • UNIQUE forestry and land use GmbH

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    UNIQUE is a German consulting company that provides expert services and advice on forest management and sustainable land use sector, focusing on forestry, timber industries, agriculture and rural development. UNIQUE provides comprehensive support in addressing technical, political and economic challenges in the land use sector - from project planning through implementation to evaluation.

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