With major environmental shocks increasingly common, how can small states – from Barbados to Cabo Verde to Samoa – better plan for environmental emergencies? And will the international community make sure that adequate finance is made available?
Report: Achieving Debt Sustainability and MDGs in SIDS: The Case of the Maldives
This paper explores the rapid increase in public debt in the Maldives over the last five years and assesses the possible development impact. It looks at the main drivers and possible policy solutions to the problem.