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World - SSKE – FCPF ER Program Development (EAP) (English)

The South-South Knowledge Exchange (SSKE) was a resounding success with participants actively engaging in the technical discussions, asking detailed and thoughtful questions and making concerted efforts to build connections and draw upon the knowledge of their peers. ... See More +

Report AUS0001068 APR 08, 2019

Mylvaganam,Shalindra Dilhan; Sey,Haddy Jatou; Syiem,Evanshainia; Vu,Dung Thuy; Lotsch,Alexander; Nguyen,Lan Disclosed

Emissions trading registries : guidance on regulation, development and administration (English)

The issues around the environmental integrity of international market mechanisms have gained a great deal of attention in the wake of the Paris Agreement. ... See More +

Working Paper 109027 OCT 01, 2016

Dinguirard,Frédéric; Streck,Charlotte; Keenlyside,Paul; Guigon,Pierre; Zaman,Peter; Haupt,Franziska; Parker,Charlie; Xiaoguang,Zhang; Jin,Tang; Brookfield,Phil; Lotsch,Alexander; Van Der Linden,Marco Disclosed

Ensuring robust flood risk management in Ho Chi Minh city (English)

Ho Chi Minh City faces significant and growing flood risk. Recent risk reduction efforts may be insufficient as climate and socio-economic conditions diverge from projections made when those efforts were initially planned. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6465 MAY 01, 2013

Cira,Dean A.; Kalra,Nidhi Rajiv; Lempert,Robert J.; Lotsch,Alexander; Mao, Zhimin; Peyraud, Suzanne; Bach,Sinh Tan Disclosed

Assessing the financial vulnerability to climate-related natural hazards (English)

National governments are key actors in managing the impacts of extreme weather events, yet many highly exposed developing countries -- faced with exhausted tax bases, high levels of indebtedness, and limited donor assistance -- have been unable to raise sufficient and timely capital to replace or repair damaged infrastructure and restore livelihoods after major disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5232 MAR 01, 2010

Mechler, Reinhard; Hochrainer, Stefan; Pflug, Georg; Lotsch, Alexander; Williges, Keith Disclosed

Assessment of innovative approaches for flood risk management and financing in agriculture (English)

Floods are a major source of risk for the agricultural sector. Flood risk in the agricultural sector primarily arises from river flooding, flash floods, and coastal flooding. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 71620 JAN 01, 2010

Lotsch, Alexander; Dick, William; Manuamorn, Ornsaran Pomme Disclosed

Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development assistance in Mozambique: Institutional barriers and opportunities (English)

Based on a literature review and expert interviews, this paper analyzes the most important climate impacts on development goals and explores relevant institutions in the context of mainstreaming climate adaptation into development assistance in Mozambique. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4711 SEP 01, 2008

Sietz, Diana; Boschutz, Maria; Klein, Richard JT; Lotsch, Alexander Disclosed

HIV/AIDS, climate change and disaster management : challenges for institutions in Malawi (English)

Southern African institutions involved in disaster management face two major new threats: the HIV/AIDS pandemic (eroding organizational capacity and increasing vulnerability of the population), and climate change (higher risk of extreme events and disasters). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4634 MAY 01, 2008

Suarez, Pablo; Givah, Precious; Storey, Kelvin; Lotsch, Alexander Disclosed

Investigating the Impact of climate change on the robustness of index-based microinsurance in Malawi (English)

This analysis explores the potential impact of climate change on the viability of the Malawi weather insurance program making use of scenarios of climate change-induced variations in rainfall patterns. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4631 MAY 01, 2008

Hochrainer, S.; Mechler, R.; Pflug, G.; Lotsch, A. Disclosed

Sensitivity of cropping patterns in Africa to transient climate change (English)

The detailed analysis of current cropping areas in Africa presented here reveals significant climate sensitivities of cropland density and distribution across a variety of agro-ecosystems. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4289 JUL 01, 2007

Lotsch, Alexander Disclosed