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The Global Stocktake as a tool for scaling up Adaptation Actions and Finance in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

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Small Island Developing States encounter challenges in accessing and utilizing climate adaptation funds effectively

New policy brief from ECSIS scholars provides recommendations for assisting SIDS in accessing adaptation finance, with the help of the Global Stocktake

Meet the Scholars!

Joan Talubo, Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning, University of the Philippines Los Baños, the Philippines

Lei Ma, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, United States

Carlon Mendoza, Climate Diplomacy Team, Climate Analytics, Trinidad and Tobago

Ibrahim Muhammad Shamsuddin, Break-Free From Plastic Awareness Initiative, Nigeria

Learn more about the ECSIS program!

  • Simplify and Streamline Funding Procedures
  • Increase Financial Support
  • Enhance Capacity Building
  • Improve Data and Information Systems

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing challenges in accessing funds for climate adaptation due to their small size, limited resources, and high exposure to climate risks. A new policy brief from ECSIS scholars — Joan Talubo, Lei Ma, Carlon Mendoza, and Ibrahim Muhammad Shamsuddin — discusses how the Global Stocktake (GST) can enhance adaptation support for SIDS.

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