Descriptive Analysis: Adaptation Aid Flows in the OECD CRS
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Before we statistically test the drivers of adaptation aid allocation and qualitatively explore underlying decision-making processes, we want first to get a broad picture of adaptation aid flows. As described in greater detail in Chap. 3, the oecd introduced a so-called Rio marker for adaptation, or adaptation marker, in 2009. This marker allows us to trace adaptation aid flows over time, across donors, and across recipients. Again, however, we want to stress that the adaptation marker and the oecd crs are not without problems. The data suffer from inconsistent application of the marker, over-reporting, and double-counting of projects towards multiple objectives. These limitations should be kept in mind throughout this and the following chapter.
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