The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation initially included three main providers of South-South Cooperation: China, India and Brazil. Two years later they left, hurting the Partnership.This paper explores how they joined, why they left and suggests how they could return.
Müller, Birgit / Leigh Johnson / David Kreuer (2017)
Innovative insurance programmes are viewed as promising climate mitigation tools for developing countries. This briefing discusses their potential adverse effects on local agriculture and social-ecological systems and suggests principles for their design that aim to minimise risks of maladaptation.
Against the rise of agricultural corridor initiatives in Sub-Sahara Africa, this report analyses the potentials and pitfalls of older spatial development initiatives. It shows that spatial approaches are very difficult to get right. Yet, there is potential to learn from the past.
Brandi, Clara / Hannah Janetschek / Adis Dzebo (2017)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 06 November 2017
This year’s climate conference needs to show how seriously the Paris Climate Agreement is being taken by the global community, and it should also be used as an opportunity to achieve better dovetailing of climate protection and sustainable development.
Brandi, Clara / Adis Dzebo / Hannah Janetschek (2017)
This Briefing Paper presents key findings of a fine-grained analysis of how climate actions under the Paris Agreement contribute to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and illustrates the co-benefits that can be attained through join and complementary implementation.
Matias, Denise Margaret (2017)
Discussion Paper, 24/2017
Research on slow onset climate change events is increasing. However, most research is conducted by authors from and in the regions of North America and Europe despite negative effects of slow onset events already affecting developing countries.