Enhancing Adaptation Finance through Blockchain (Part 3 of "Blockchain Technology for Climate Policy Implementation")

Blockchain technologies have been finding real-world utility globally and across the developing world over the last years. An increasing number of blockchain use-cases are being developed as innovators and innovation ecosystems identify new ways of creating value. Blockchain technologies also have a great potential for addressing challenges linked to climate change all over the world. The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) together with its network partner the Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) organizes a series of six webinars on the topic of Emerging Technologies for Climate Policy Implementation between November 2021 and January 2022. Leading BCI experts together with guest speakers from the public and private sector will introduce blockchain concepts and use-cases across areas such as governance, renewable energy, climate mitigation and adaptation, carbon markets and value chains. Webinar No. 3 "Enhancing Adaptation Finance through Blockchain" will provide an overview on blockchain in the context of adaptation finance, including disaster risk parametric insurance and adaptation infrastructure construction monitoring. How can blockchain enhance the access to adaptation finance? How does a blockchain-based parametric insurance work? These and more topics will be covered by Dr. Sai Kishore Nellore, Principal Assistant Director-General at the BCI, with a use-case presentation from Mr. Sid Jha, Owner of ARBOL Market Company.

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