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Towards A Strategic Framework On Climate Change And Development For The World Bank Group

WorldbankThe World Bank has released a concept and issues paper that develops a draft for a comprehensive Strategic Framework on Climate Change and Development (SFCCD) for the World Bank Group (WBG). The draft will be subject to public consultations and proposed for endorsement by the Board in September 2008.

The

paper outlines objectives, principles, approaches and key issues, seeks

to articulate the WBG's vision on how to integrate climate change and

development challenges, without compromising growth and poverty

reduction efforts through country operations, including policy

dialogue, lending and analytical work in client countries, and through

regional and global operations. The SFCCD will include a results

framework, priorities, operational approaches and a roadmap of actions,

including addressing internal constraints, for achieving the results.

The World Bank | Download the paper |