Finance for Sustainable Development

Finance for Sustainable Development

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The 5th Expert Group Meeting on Finance for Sustainable Development was organised by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA), sponsored by theGovernments of the Netherlands, Ireland, and Kenya, and hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 5 of its 17 papers deal with sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa and other papers concentrate on ecological taxation in Europe and the transition economies.Debt is observed to be a major cost component in this case; a€c Participation finance is similar to project finance but the ... These included investment subsidies, soft loans, energy taxes, tax advantages and higher tariffs for electricity produced through RETs. ... Hydro power, electricity from biomass, wind and solar electricity are paid guaranteed prices by the utilities. ... Some of the initiatives are covered below: (a) Eaamp;Coa#39;s mission is aquot;to promote developing country energy enterprises thatanbsp;...

Title:Finance for Sustainable Development
Author:United Nations. Division for Sustainable Development
Publisher:United Nations Publications - 2002


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