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Funding Options for Adaptation
IDB (Policy base) loan
Funding Source Multilateral banks (Inter-American Development Bank)
Focal Sector/s Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries; water
Nature of disbursement Loan
Cofinancing Yes
Eligible Region South and Central America, Small Island Developing States
Summary Note IDB assistance in the environment sector ranges from projects focusing on policies (such as natural disaster risk management policy, forestry development policy) and strategies (strategy for integrated water resources management, strategy for coastal and marine resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean). IDB identifies "air pollution and climate change" as a sub-sector under its environmental sector.
Examples IDB has provided Climate Change Programatic Loans to support the design and implementation of a Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation strategy for Colombia. The components include: A) Potential to Mitigate Impacts in transport, energy, agriculture, livestock and forestry sectors, B) Biofuels Development, C) Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Disasters and D) Institutional Strengthening.
Contact details for further information IDB Headquarters
1300 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20577, USA
Tel: (202) 623 - 1000
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