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Climate finance: What are debt-for-nature swaps and how can they help countries?

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Climate finance: “Debt-for-nature swaps or debt-for-energy-transition swaps is where the world needs to push further,” says Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, Ministry of International Cooperation of Egypt. Image: Unsplash/Jason Blackeye

Kate Whiting
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Debt-for-nature swaps began in the 1980s and are growing in size. Image: Reuters
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