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About Climatelinks
Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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November 2018

Colombia will host its first renewable energy auction in 2019 after more than a year of coordination with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Approximately 50 countries worldwide, including many of Colombia’s South American neighbors, have used auctions to procure renewable energy.


October 2018
What market system approaches did the ProLand assessment recommend for reducing deforestation and increasing rural incomes at scale in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)? The team identified a number of opportunities to stimulate alternatives to forest products, but to increase rural incomes and improve forest management at scale, community small scale logging and charcoal production come out on top.


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