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World Bank Releases Technical Report on Development and Climate Change

World Bank Releases Technical Report on Development and Climate Change

28 January 2009: The World Bank has released an extensive technical report that serves as a background document for its strategic framework for climate change approved in 2008, titled “Development and Climate Change: A Strategic Framework for the World Bank Group.”

The technical report provides a detailed describption of how the World Bank will support climate actions in country-led development processes, as well as how to mobilize additional concessional and innovative finance. It represents the culmination of a global multi-stakeholder consultation process that benefitted from feedback from a wide array of stakeholders and perspectives, including from youth, indigenous peoples and the private sector. [The Technical Report] [The Technical Report's Executive Summary]