Economic and Policy Analysis of Climate Change
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Our Partners

The World Bank

The World Bank is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The main mission is to help people to help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sector.

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

GIZ was formed on 1 January 2011. It brings together the long-standing expertise of the Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (DED) (German Development Service), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) (German Technical Cooperation) and Inwent – Capacity Building International, Germany. GIZ works worldwide in the fields of economic development and employment; governance and democracy; security, reconstruction, peace building and civil conflict transformation; food security, health and basic education; and environmental protection, resource conservation and climate change mitigation.

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
IFAD is a specialized agency of the United Nations. IFAD works with rural poor people, governments, donors, non-governmental organizations and many other partners. IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions, which can involve increasing rural poor peoples' access to financial services, markets, technology, land and other natural resources.

Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA)
The MICCA project is a five year multidonor trust fund project for "Making agriculture part of the solution to climate change – Building capacities for Agriculture Mitigation". The main goal is to support efforts to mitigate climate change through agriculture in developing countries and move towards carbon friendly agricultural practices. The aim of the project is to help realise the substantial mitigation potential of agriculture, especially that of smallholders in developing countries.


The development cooperation of the Government of Flanders invests in global sustainable development, where no one is left behind. We coordinate and engage in dialogue with the United Nations, the European Union, the OECD and governments in Southern Africa to help implement the Agenda for Sustainable Development and fund programmes that further the Sustainable Development Goals.

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems. Since then, the GEF has provided more than USD 21.1 billion in grants and mobilized an additional USD 114 billion in co-financing for more than 5 000 projects in 170 countries. Through its Small Grants Programme, the GEF has provided support to more than 25,000 civil society and community initiatives in 133 countries.

World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

ICRAF is the only institution that does globally significant agroforestry research in and for all of the developing tropics. Knowledge produced by ICRAF enables governments, development agencies and farmers to utilize the power of trees to make farming and livelihoods more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable at scales.

Green Climate Fund (GCF)

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the world’s largest dedicated fund helping developing countries reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and enhance their ability to respond to climate change. It was set up by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2010. GCF has a crucial role in serving the Paris Agreement, supporting the goal of keeping average global temperature rise well below 2 °C. It does this by channeling climate finance to developing countries, which have joined other nations in committing to climate action.

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction. The Bank Group achieves this objective by mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

IRRI is dedicated to abolishing poverty and hunger among people and populations that depend on rice-based agri-food systems. Through our work and partnerships, we aim to improve the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; promote environmental sustainability in a world challenged by climate change; and support the empowerment of women and the youth in the rice industry.

Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO)

FMO is the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank. We invest in over 85 countries, supporting jobs and income generation in order to improve people’s lives in the parts of the world where we can make the biggest difference. Our role extends beyond financing, as we help businesses to operate and grow transparently in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) funds, supports and accelerates the transitions to a fairer and more sustainable world.Focusing on climate, biodiversity, peace, education, urban development, health and governance, our teams carry out more than 4 000 projects in France’s overseas departments and territories and another 115 countries. In this way, we contribute to the commitment of France and French people to support the sustainable development goals.

The BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)

The BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL) is a multilateral fund, supported by donor governments and managed by the World Bank. It promotes reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the land sector, including efforts to reduce deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+), sustainable agriculture, as well as smarter land-use planning, policies and practices.

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

IUCN is a membership Union composed of both government and civil society organisations. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1 400 Member organisations and the input of more than 17 000 experts. This diversity and vast expertise makes IUCN the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID is the world’s premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID’s work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience. The purpose of foreign aid should be ending the need for its existence, and we provide development assistance to help partner countries on their own development journey to self-reliance – looking at ways to help lift lives, build communities, and establish self-sufficiency.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

For nearly 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in nearly 100 countries. At every level, we collaborate with people around the world to develop and deliver innovative solutions that protect communities, wildlife, and the places in which they live.

The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)

IRD is a French public research institute working for the development of the Southern countries, especially on challenges regarding environment, sustainable development of living resources, social studies and health.