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12 Aug 2015 description

Beyond disasters: How Zambia's institutions can adapt to climate change

Zambian and Danish researchers draw lessons from climate adaptation

Carol Emma Mweemba, Imasiku Nyambe & Mikkel Funder

Like many other countries in Southern Africa, Zambia is hard hit by climate change. The government has responded with national strategies and policies, but there is a disconnect between national frameworks and local realities.

11 Jan 2010 description

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Background

The OECD DAC, in making its Recommendation in 2001 for untying of aid to least developed countries, envisaged a comprehensive evaluation of its implementation and impact by 2009. The Paris Declaration (PD) reaffirmed the Recommendation firstly by stating that untying aid generally increases aid effectiveness by reducing transaction costs for partner countries and improving country ownership and alignment, and consequently by making further steps towards aid untying Indicator 8 of progress towards increasing aid effectiveness.