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ICED ICF Attribution Tool

The ICED facility has developed the ICF Attribution Tool to achieve the following objectives: To provide a simple and robust method for the ICED facility determine the proportion of its work which is eligible for climate finance from the International Climate Fund (ICF). To identify very simple entry points for all work packages to integrate […]

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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 weather events and climate change, while supporting economies and communities (particularly the poor and vulnerable) to survive, adapt and thrive in the face of these challenges. […]

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Getting the economics of infrastructure resilience right

This briefing note reviews the evidence relating to the costs and benefits of infrastructure resilience, considers potential financing options and discusses how DFID staff can ensure value for money during investment decision-making. Infrastructure investments typically have longer lifetimes than other forms of development finance. Operating lives of assets relating to the transport, water and power […]

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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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Understanding GHG in Gas to power value chains

When investing in power generation a series of trade-offs are made between Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions occurring during generation, and GHG emissions created along the energy value chain from extraction to consumption. With natural gas a key resource in many DFID-supported countries, ICED research investigated emissions trade-offs between locating a gas-fired power plant close to […]

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Approaches: The Facility Model

Traditionally, donor programmes have been established using a simple formula, whereby SPs estimate the total overhead for a programme through tender, against a fixed set of inputs and workplan. In these programmes, clients need to wait months or years before assistance is deployed due to procurement procedures, by which time resource allocation, costs, and plans […]

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