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