Climate Change and Development
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?
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.
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Climate Finance & AidWorks
- Introduction to Climate Finance, UNFCCC website
- Delivering on our Climate Finance Commitments, DFAT website
- Annual ODA Statistical Summary Reports, DFAT website
DFAT's Climate Change Action Strategy
Gender Equality and Climate Change
Good Practice Examples of Integration
Social Inclusion & Climate Change: Leaving No One Behind
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
- The Australia Pacific Climate Partnership's website
Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- The OECD Development Assistance Committee Environment and Development website
- Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
- The UN and Climate Change website
The World Bank
- Climate Change website with research, data and project information
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