Can Climate Change Finance Draw Lessons from Aid Effectiveness Initiatives?

Luis Gomez-Echeverri argues that climate change finance can draw lessons from aid effectiveness, but only up to a point. Climate finance, he argues, is unique and in many ways more complex than ODA (including those targeted by vertical funds) because of the demands in some cases to measure and report performance, the basis of which is complex and uncertain, and often requiring skills and competencies that are new for most countries, both developed and developing.

By: Luis Gomez-Echeverri