Publications

Recent Publications

Fair share: climate finance to vulnerable countries

Fair share: climate finance to vulnerable countries

Briefing papers, September 2014
While significant sums of international finance have been raised to combat climate change, this report raises concerns over how much is getting through to the poorest countries and to what extent scarce domestic resources are being used by countries such as Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda in response to threats posed by climate change.
Enhancing productivity in Bangladesh’s garment sector

Enhancing productivity in Bangladesh’s garment sector

Briefing papers, September 2014
Dirk Willem Te Velde (ed)
The events of 2013, and particularly the Rana Plaza collapse, have increased global scrutiny on the garment sector in Bangladesh. Productivity is key to sustained growth of the country's garment sector, but how can this be achieved and standards improved? In 2014, The DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) and the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) brought together key academics and policy-makers in Dhaka to explore these challenges. These policy essays showcase those discussions alongside new research and possible solutions.
The state of REDD+ finance

The state of REDD+ finance

Working and discussion papers, September 2014
This paper presents a thorough synthesis of available data to illuminate the current global state of finance for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+).

Pages