Rastra Bhandari

Rastra is a research assistant at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He works as a resource person for the Article 6 support facility and provides research support on low-carbon development initiatives within Asia and the Pacific. He used to work for IIGF from 2019 to 2020.

After the 2014 climate agreement between President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama alongside the consequent ratification of the Paris Agreement, China sees itself as taking a leadership role in global climate action and governance. Against this background, China has utilized green finance as a major strategy in supporting a…