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Working Paper
Optimized Reservoir Operation Model of Regional Wind and Hydro Power Integration: Case Study: Zambezi Basin and South Africa

The present study develops a reliability assessment method of wind resource using optimum reservoir target power operations that maximizes the firm generation of integrated wind and hydro power...

Mathematical models (Economics) Environment Infrastructure (Economics)
Working Paper
The Main Obstacles to Firms’ Growth in Senegal: Implications for the Long Run

Productivity gains are the prime engine of economic growth. This paper uses a rich amount of firms’ accounting information from the Single Information Collecting Centre in Senegal over the period 1998-2011...

Econometric models (Economic development) Education Environment
Journal Article
Has the Clean Development Mechanism Assisted Sustainable Development?

One of the dual objectives of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol is to assist host countries in achieving sustainable development...

Climatic changes Environment Panel analysis
Working Paper
Cost and Impact Analysis of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Vietnam

The Development under Climate Change research effort provides a basis for determining quantitative impacts on infrastructure from climate change. This paper provides results of an analysis of sea level rise impacts on road infrastructure in Vietnam...

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Working Paper
Aid and Environment in Mozambique

Mozambique benefits from environmental aid-related funds, but it is still unclear whether donor commitments render directly into projects that are copiously implemented for the purposes stated and what aid flows have actually been doing and are doing...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development projects Environment
What Do We Know About Aid as We Approach 2015?

The ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme produced 240 original studies...

Agriculture Children Climatic changes
Working Paper
Aid and the Environment in Africa: A Synthesis of Eight Case Studies

This study seeks to understand what aid flows have been doing to the environment in eight countries in Eastern, Western and Southern Africa...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Environment Methodology (Qualitative research)
Aid, Environment and Climate Change

The Director of UNU-WIDER Finn Tarp gave a presentation on 'Aid, Environment and Climate Change' in Helsinki during the joint IDB-NDF seminar on Innovative Climate Financing Mechanisms at the Nordic Development Fund, Helsinki. Presentation...

4 November 2013
Nordic Development Fund, Uudenmaankatu 16, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Results meeting
Aid and our changing environment

Development aid funds have in recent years shifted focus significantly towards climate change; but massive challenges are yet to be overcome in how we allocate and design aid initiatives in an effective manner to effectively address the continuing...

4 June 2013
Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
Development Agenda after 2015: Finishing the Job we have Started

9 May 2013 Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development Imagine a world where global poverty is at a record low; growth in Africa—at a record high; EU development aid—unprecedentedly generous...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Environment
Aid in the Climate Change Combat

17 April 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén In recent weeks there have been several large gatherings of experts dealing with how to tackle the complex climate change and environmental problems which our world faces...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Environment
Working Paper
The European Investment Bank: Lessons for Developing Countries

The paper considers the experience of the European Investment Bank and addresses policy lessons for developing countries as they seek finance for development...

Banks and banking Economic development Environment
Working Paper
Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

This paper considers the impact of sea level rise and storm surge on the Red River delta region of Vietnam an area already known to be highly vulnerable to coastal risks...

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Working Paper
Impact of Climate Change on Irrigation, Crops and Hydropower in Vietnam

Vietnam is among the countries that are assumed to be highly affected by the impacts of climate change through sea level rise; increased temperature and changes in precipitation resulting in changes in crop water requirements and yields; and changes ...

Agriculture Climatic changes Environment
Working Paper
Is the Clean Development Mechanism Effective for Emission Reductions?

This research studies whether the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol achieves its objective of emission reductions in the host countries...

Climatic changes Econometrics Environment
The political economy of green growth

Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER delivered a seminar on ' The Political Economy of Green Growth' as part of the TCD/UCD Development Research Seminar Series 2012 organised by the Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI) at Trinity...

23 March 2012
Dublin, Ireland
Past event
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