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  • The 7th Round of REEEP Projects and LAC

    Thursday, May 7th, 2009

    The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) recently announced that in its seventh funding round it will fund 49 new clean energy projects in 25 countries, including 12 involving nations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
    REEEP is “an active, global public-private partnership that structures policy and regulatory initiatives for clean energy, and facilitates financing for energy […]

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    Bolivia Identified for Scaled-Up Climate Change Adaptation Funding / Se eligieron Bolivia para recibir mayor financiamento para fines de adaptación al cambio climático

    Friday, January 30th, 2009

    From the World Bank:
    Climate Investment Funds: Countries Identified For Scaled-Up Adaptation Funding

    Governments make decisions on climate resilience pilot program

    Developed and developing country governments gave an important signal for action on adaptation yesterday by deciding which countries will be offered funding under a pilot program within the US$6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF).
    Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia, Mozambique, […]

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    Satellite Monitoring of Climate Change Impacts for 3 LAC Nations

    Saturday, December 27th, 2008

    Mostly lost in all the media coverage of the recent climate change negotiations in Poznan, Poland was this announcement from the UN Development Programme (UNDP).  I’m glad to hear that this initiative includes Colombia, Peru and Uruguay, particularly since the latter two cannot afford on their own this sort of satellite monitoring.  Why, I wonder, […]

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    Finding More Funds for Global Health During Tough Economic Times

    Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

    From the World Bank:
    World Leaders Call for More Investment in Global Health
    A new high-level taskforce* set up to find new ways to finance better health results in poor countries has held its inaugural meeting in Doha at the UN Financing For Development Summit in Qatar.
    “This is a unique moment for us all. These are extraordinary, […]

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