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USAID Backs How-to Course to Help Asia Cope with Climate Change

The U.S. government is setting up a course to train officials in the Asia-Pacific region in the basics of preparing and financing projects to help communities weather climate change, experts from the USAID development agency said on Friday. Financing needs for climate change adaptation, efforts to adjust to extreme weather and rising seas, are estimated at tens of billions of dollars per year in developing countries. But in 2013, only $25 billion in public resources went to adaptation...

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