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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Embedding climate resilience in DFID programme design

…DFID’s Economic Development Strategy (2017) recognises climate change as ‘the biggest global threat to sustained economic development’. Climate resilient infrastructure can accommodate the shocks and stresses posed by extreme…

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ICED ICF Attribution Tool

…Markers‘, which is a sector-based system of attributing and tracking development finance flows for initiatives targeting climate change mitigation and adaptation. The basis of the Rio Markers is to identify…

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Getting the economics of infrastructure resilience right

…greater than 50 years and can exceed 100 years. Major shocks and stresses such as extreme weather events related to climate change are almost inevitable during these timescales. Failure to…

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: UK Industry Best Practice

…This briefing note provides an overview of UK built environment industry best practice approaches to planning , designing and assessing climate resilient infrastructure….

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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Energy

…South) and the increasing focus on the climate benefits of using renewables which supports governments National Determined Contributions (NDCs) as well as access to climate funds (through funds such as…

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Construction Sector Employment in Low-Income Countries: Nature of Employment

…climate change goals. The demand for new skills lies across a range of environmental issues related to construction activities, including: the reduced consumption of energy, materials, and water; development of…

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Construction Sector Employment in Low-Income Countries: Size of the Sector

…place in African and Asian countries with rapid urbanisation placing huge demands on infrastructure, services, job creation, climate and environment.[5] The construction sector can be divided into three broad sub-sectors:…

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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Infrastructure Contracts

…given date, or for less than a given number of defects identified upon final inspection/testing.   Change Management. The nature of infrastructure programmes means changes in scope are inevitable. At…

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Opportunities in renewable Energy in South Asia

…in addressing climate change, creating new economic opportunities, and providing energy access to those living without modern energy services. This paper looks at some of the current trends in the…

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Construction Sector Employment in Low-Income Countries: Executive Summary

…or other cross-cutting priorities (e.g. climate change, poverty alleviation, female empowerment). DFID might therefore explore opportunities to include measures to improve construction employment as sub-components to larger programmes. One example…

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