Climate Change and Development

Local farmer at his sustainable shrimp farm. Credit GIZ, Harald Franzen

Climate change is a major risk to sustainable development and is threatening global efforts to eradicate poverty. So how should we tackle this challenge through our international development program?

Presentations

We take you through an introduction to climate change and development issues and provide some best practice examples of integrating climate action in program design, monitoring and evaluation.

Click on the below links to watch the videos, listen to the audio-only versions, or view the PowerPoint presentations. The PowerPoint presentations includes 'Notes', and audio/animations - we recommend you open the .pptx files, select the 'Slide Show' tab and play them from the start.

Climate Finance & AidWorks - 9:38 mins

Video thumbnail - Climate Finance

Watch the video | Listen to the audio-only version | View the PowerPoint Presentation [22.4MB]

Further resources:

DFAT's Climate Change Action Strategy - 7:28 mins

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Watch the video | Listen to the audio-only version | View the PowerPoint Presentation [14MB]

Gender Equality and Climate Change - 7:15 mins

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Watch the video | Listen to the audio-only version | View the PowerPoint Presentation [11.9MB]

Good Practice Examples of Integration - 11:14 mins

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Watch the video | Listen to the audio-only version | View the PowerPoint Presentation [170MB]

Social Inclusion & Climate Change: Leaving No One Behind - 6:28 mins

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Watch the video | Listen to the audio-only version | View the PowerPoint Presentation [12.9MB]

International Best Practice

For international best practice on climate and development, please see the following external website links:

Asian Development Bank

Australia Pacific Climate Partnership

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

United Nations

The World Bank

 

Head back to the Climate Change, Energy and the Environment Toolkit for more.

 

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Image: Local farmer Nguyen Van Son pulls a fish trap from the water at his sustainable shrimp farm at Vinh Hau A, Hua Binh, Bac Lieu Province. Credit: GIZ, Harald Franzen