International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Multilateral Development Bank Efforts to Mainstream Climate Adaptation
The paper explores the progress of four MDBs in mainstreaming climate adaptation in their developing country portfolios, specifically looking at experiences in Kenya, Nepal, and Peru.
The Landscape of Financing Strategies for Adaptation in Developing Countries
Draws insights from publicly available financing strategies for adaptation in developing countries and presents emerging lessons for their development.
Engaging Decision-Makers in Moving Beyond GDP and Toward Wealth
This brief outlines how decision-makers can be brought into the discussion around comprehensive/inclusive wealth (C/IW). The goal of this discussion is to encourage countries to move beyond GDP and begin using C/IW as a means of assessing national progress.
Measuring the Wealth of Nations: A review
This paper provides a brief overview of recent efforts by international agencies and academic institutions to develop and apply comprehensive wealth measurement tools. Our review is limited to examples of comprehensive wealth measurement as applied to several countries, so it does not include work on specific capital estimates, applications to a small number of countries, or theoretical research/framework development.
Filling the Gap: A review of Multilateral Development Banks' efforts to scale up financing for climate adaptation
This report reviews the challenges of and opportunities for scaling up Multilateral Development Banks' financing for adaptation in developing countries and aligning these efforts with the Paris Agreement.
Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation
Helping multilateral development banks scale up investments in actions that align with country-defined adaptation priorities.
Measuring Wealth to Promote Sustainable Development
The Measuring Wealth to Promote Sustainable Development project encourages governments and citizens to move “beyond GDP” as the fundamental measure of societal progress.