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Coordinated climate change planning in Nepal

Case Summary: 

The primary contextual motivators for articulating climate change as a national development agenda in Nepal included the need to address the challenges posed by climate change impacts to Nepal’s socioeconomic development goals; the need to effectively engage with, implement and maximize the benefits of the UNFCCC; the need to make socioeconomic development practices and natural resource management practices climate friendly; and the need to mobilize and manage climate finance effectively (Ministry of Environment, 2010; Climate Change Policy, 2011).

The Government of Nepal’s engagement with the climate change agenda began in earnest in 2007. Since then the country has established a planning architecture, comprising of policy frameworks, institutional and financial arrangements, aimed at articulating and implementing a country driven climate resilient development agenda.

Country 
Nepal
Region 
South Asia
Action Area 
Adaptation, Mitigation, Cross-cutting
Planning and Implementation Activity 
Developing Strategies and Plans, Governance and Stakeholder Engagement, Linking with the Sustainable Development Goals, Low Emission Development Strategies
Source 
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Language 
English