African countries have set ambitious targets for their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), but the resources needed to realise these goals exceed available domestic and international public finance. Thus, measures that direct private funding to climate investments are needed.

The Global Findex database is the world's most comprehensive set of data on how people make payments, save money, borrow and manage risk.

Huge progress on reforming the global financial system over the last four years has started to deliver desperately needed financing for sustainability and set up the next wave of action, according to a new United Nations report.

Current levels of investment in agricultural value chains are insufficient to achieve key development goals including ending poverty and hunger, boosting shared prosperity through more and better jobs, and better stewarding the world’s natural resources by 2030.

This report assess the value of insurance as an approach to reducing climate and disaster risk among poor and vulnerable people and identifies key options and challenges.

The 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development finds that most types of development financing flows increased in 2017, and that there has been progress across all the action areas of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

This paper explores the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the low-carbon transition in OECD and G20 countries. It tracks GHG emissions and energy investments by SOEs and analyses the impact of SOEs on investments in renewable electricity.

The impacts of climate change have manifested in multiple ways in the agriculture sector in Nepal, from crop losses due to severe floods, extended droughts, emergence of diseases and proliferation of pests. Public finance to support climate related programmes in agriculture plays a significant role in raising resilience to climate impacts.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018 regarding non-utilization of funds lying with the government for the benefit of the people.

Apex Court notes that there is an amount of up to Rs.1,00,000 crores that is lying with the Government of India and the States and Union Territories under various Heads.

Supreme Court Directs: 

India’s science and technology policies advocate increased investment in research and development. However, in 2017–18, the tax incentive for company expenditure on R&D was reduced. This is likely to have major ramifications for R&D at a time when India’s domestic research effort is already in decline.

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