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UNCDF’s Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL)

The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility, also known as LoCAL aims to build climate change–resilient communities in developing and least developed countries.  Designed and hosted...

EIF Resource Mobilization Guidebook

The EIF has released an updated version of its Resource Mobilization Guidebook, which contains information on funding for trade development in LDCs.  This year's edition...

The OECD’s Transition Finance Toolkit

As LDCs approach graduation from the LDC category, they are often facing other simultaneous transitions related to development milestones such as reaching a certain...

Least Developed Countries Report 2019

UNCTAD's 2019 Least Developed Countries Report addresses financing for development and how LDCs can adapt their development strategies to the current global setting. This includes mobilizing...

Report on Blended Finance in LDCs / UNCDF & OECD

Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries 2019 is the second volume in the series. It outlines the latest trends in blended finance approaches...

Asian Development Bank – special terms on loans for LDCs

The Asian Development Bank considers whether or not a country is an LDC when classifying countries for the purposes of concessional financing. Above a...

Commitments and special terms on ODA to LDCs

All developing countries are eligible for ODA until they exceed the high-income threshold determined by the World Bank for three consecutive years. Special commitments...

Special grants or special terms for LDCs in concessional loans

Some countries and organizations have special terms for LDCs in concessional loans: Republic of Korea: LDCs have the most favourable conditions, including lower interest...

Special programmes and terms for LDCs in the United Nations system

Certain organizations have criteria for resource allocation that favour LDCs. In many cases, resources are not allocated to LDCs per se, but to countries...

Climate Change and Environment

Climate Change The United Nations Convention on Climate Change states that “the Parties shall take full account of the specific needs and special situations of...

UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the capital investment agency of the United Nations for the LDCs. It provides access to microfinance...

Caps and discounts on the contribution of LDCs to the United Nations system budgets

LDCs benefit from certain caps, discounts or other favourable conditions regarding their contributions to the budgets of United Nations System entities. There are two...