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Debt swaps for sustainable development

a practical guide for NGOs

by Kaiser, JuМ€rgen Dr.

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Published by [IUCN Publication Services Unit] in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • Europe.,
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Debt equity conversion -- Developing countries.,
    • Non-governmental organizations -- Europe.,
    • Sustainable development -- Developing countries -- International cooperation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references(p. 63-65).

      StatementJürgen Kaiser, Alain Lambert ; produced by IUCN, SCDO, EURODAD.
      ContributionsLambert, Alain., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., SCDO (Organization), EURODAD (Organization)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ8899 .K35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL285120M
      ISBN 10283170362X
      LC Control Number97188045
      OCLC/WorldCa36529548

      Face Value of Gov’t Debt: $30M PbltT t33% di t fG $ 33% discount or “haircut” Payable to Trust Fund New Face Value of Gov’t Debt: 20M $M/yr for Climate Adaptation Work New Note: 20 yrs @ 5% - $M/yr $M/yr for Climate Adaption Endowment Outcomes (immediate and project life). Downloadable! This important book argues that it is impossible for Sub-Saharan African countries to resolve the debt crisis without outside assistance. The conventional methods of debt consolidation are inappropriate and of limited use in their case. The SSA countries need to undertake major structural reforms if they are to get out of debt and achieve long term sustainable growth and development.

        In , countries adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as an overarching policy roadmap through These goals are predicated on the idea that for a sustainable future, economic growth must go hand-in-hand with social inclusion and protection of the environment. Debt-for-Nature Swaps, Market Imperfections, and Policy Failures as Determinants of Sustainable Development and Environmental Quality Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Issues 35(2 Author: Dal Didia.

        The book begins with a discussion of the reasons for increased attention to debt-related issues. It also introduces fiscal indicators for the Asian Development Bank's developing member countries and economies. The sustainability of their debt is assessed through extant approaches and with the most up-to-date data by: A derivative - or swap 1 - is a financial instrument created from or whose value depends upon (is derived from) the value of one or more separate assets or indices of asset values. As used in public finance, derivatives may take the form of interest rate swaps, futures and options contracts, options on swaps and other hedging mechanisms such as rate g: sustainable development.


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Debt swaps for sustainable development by Kaiser, JuМ€rgen Dr. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Debt swaps for sustainable development Page 3 2) Although there are general financial and economic principles applicable to all debt conversion operations, there is no single recipe applicable to all swaps, every swap having its own peculiarities.

3) Debt swaps often require a joint initiative of NGOs in both the creditor and the debtor country. The book provides an integrated debt-development strategy for achieving both these goals. Debt Relief and Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa makes a significant contribution to an important but hitherto relatively neglected area of the international debt by: of the problems posed by development swaps implemented at a bilateral level.

This document analyses debt swaps for development, how they work and, determines, based on concrete experiences, the benefits and problems encountered in terms of reducing indebtedness and promoting development.

Debt-for-nature swaps (DNS) can mobilize resources for protecting nature while reducing the debt burden of developing countries. In exchange for debt forgiveness, the debtor-government commits to invest the accrued savings in conservation and/or climate-related expenditures.

United Nations Development Programme January An Introductory Guidebook for UNDP Country Offices. Debt-for-nature Swaps Introduction financing for sustainable development, and the tools and services that UNDP offers in this space.

Debt­for­nature swaps (DNS) can mobilize resources for protecting nature while reducing the debt burden of developing countries. In exchange for debt forgiveness, the debtor­government commits to invest the accrued savings in conservation and/or climate­related expenditures.

The decline in Official Development Aid (ODA) to SSA by half (from 4 percent of GDP in the s to 2 percent of GDP in s) added to financing challenges.

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals by would require additional financing of some 20 percent of GDP annually at the time when public debt remains elevated at 55 percent of GDP.

Debt and debt sustainability 1. Key messages and recommendations C ountries face pressing demands for addi-tional public investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but high debt burdens may threaten their ability to raise suffi-cient financing.

Public debt levels have continued to rise since the publication of last year’s Task ForceFile Size: KB. Debt Sustainability and Debt Management in Developing Countries. Contents. List of boxes, figures and tables ii Glossary iii Executive summary vi 1 Introduction.

Brief history of debt issues in developing countries 1 Progress under the HIPC Initiative and MDRI 2 Understanding and measuring debt sustainability 3 The current debate on debt sustainability 3. Germany's contribution. Germany has been conducting debt swaps bilaterally since This means that Germany waives some of the debts arising from Financial Cooperation provided the beneficiary developing country uses the funds thus released for development projects.

By the end ofGermany had pledged debt swaps to 25 countries for a total of billion euros. The financing needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will greatly surpass all current development finance flows, but can be also raised from the large amounts of (mostly private) investable resources available globally.

Domestic public resources, even in low income countries, can be increased and spending optimized. Financing solutions provide strategies and means to. Debt-for-environment swaps.

Debt swaps provide opportunities for raising capital in low-income countries to address environmental and other policy challenges and support green growth. There are also a range of risks and management issues that need to be addressed if debt swaps are to achieve their objectives.

The rationale of debt swaps is that debt can be acquired at a discount. As an innovative financial mechanism to explore additional funds for social development programs in developing countries, debt swaps for development, including debt-for-education swaps, became.

Debt-for-nature swaps: a decade of experience and new directions for the future. J.P. Resor. James P. Resor is Director, Conservation Enterprises, World Wildlife Fund-United States. This article discusses the experience of debt-for-nature swaps, their achievements, some current limitations and how they have led to other creative conservation financing strategies such as conservation trust funds.

FINANCING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: IMPACT INVESTING IN ACTION / 1. Overview Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital targets SDGs 1, 3, 4, 5, 11, and 12 through its Latin America Development Bank (IDB) to catalyze private debt capital into companies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Fund has integrated the SDGs into due. Debt-for-nature swaps are financial transactions in which a portion of a developing nation's foreign debt is forgiven in exchange for local investments in environmental conservation measures.

Debt swaps for sustainable development: a practical guide for NGOs Author: Jürgen Kaiser, Dr. ; Alain Lambert ; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for Books: Business & Money: Economics: Sustainable Development.

Debt-for-nature swaps: an overview. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology: Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. Cited by: the Agenda for Sustainable Development: Fit for purpose.

Department of Economic & Social Affairs 1Jomo KS, Anis Chowdhury, Krishnan Sharma, Daniel Platz 1 Jomo was an Assistant Secretary General in the United Nations system responsible for economic research dur-ing.

Debt-for-Climate Swaps need to involve the holders of Government debt, who are primarily the IMF, Regional Development Banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds, other private holders of Author: Nishan Degnarain.How Can Debt Swaps be used for Development?

I. IntrQduton Newcomers to debt conversions will find that the underlying idea is relatively simple. The basic principle is that instead of continuing to make payments on outstanding loans in hard currency as in the past, the debtor is able to find some otl'.r.Sustainable Economic Development Sustainable means to support something over time or continuously.

There should be progression and growth. Communities that attain social cohesiveness and are stable with viable institutions, sustainable economies and universal access to social amenities will contribute towards economic development (Leiman.