Climate Adaptation and Resilience

Enabling Private Sector Investment In Adaptation: Current Baseline, Barriers To Investment And Proposed Blueprint For Action

A new World Bank report with contributions from the Global Infrastructure Facility identifies ways to overcome key barriers to private sector investment in adaptation and resilience, laying out a coordinated and data-driven Blueprint for Action to help governments and their development partners to close the adaptation finance gap. Although climate adaptation finance flows have increased by 35% in recent years, they still fall short of what is needed to avoid severe economic and human impacts from climate change.