Geothermal is competitive. Its low cost per unit of energy generated, when compared with other renewable energies and fossil-fuelled generation make it an attractive option for policy-makers in developing countries to meet growing energy demand.
The Government of India has recently set a new, truly ambitious target for solar energy: 100,000 megawatts additional generation capacity in the next five years. To put the number in perspective, India’s current installed capacity of electricity generation from all sources of energy stands at 250,000 megawatts, of which solar accounts for just 2,700 megawatts.
Climate Investment Funds recently contributed to the recently released Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014 : Climate Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (pgs. 103 – 105.) This included sharing case studies from our experience on the ground.
At the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity happening right now in Korea, there has been a lot of talk about adaptation. Most importantly, how can nature help countries and communities adapt to climate change?
Climate Investment Funds recently contributed to the Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014 : Climate Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (pgs. 103 – 105.) This included sharing case studies from our experience on the ground.
Tajikistan is considered the country most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in Central Asia, not to mention one of the poorest. Building adaptive capacity for climate change is one of the main activities of Tajikistan’s Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) and in early May, a broad range of stakeholders gathered in the capital Dushanbe to share, discuss and assess the progress being made in this area.
The world population is on track to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050. With this in mind, Brazilian agriculture experts are urgently trying to develop a sustainable system capable of addressing a strain on the global food supply through new agriculture technologies to increase productivity with low carbon emissions.