Adaptation funding and development assistance: some FAQs

IIED Briefing
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Published: November 2008
IIED Briefing Papers
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It’s becoming ever clearer that development and climate change are intertwined issues. Unsustainable development drives climate change; sustainable development can reduce vulnerability to it. Development issues can constrain capacity to adapt to climate change; climate impacts can be a barrier to development. So adaptation* to climate impacts is increasingly seen as part of good development practice – and development to improve the lives and resource access of people facing climate challenges is viewed as a prerequisite for successful adaptation. But when it comes to adaptation funding, confusion and contention remain over the role development institutions play.

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Huq, S. and Ayers, J. (2008). Adaptation funding and development assistance: some FAQs . .
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