Integrating Environment into Development

  • Fast Facts: Integrating environment into development planningMay 9, 2012Fast Facts: Integrating environment into development planningIn order to preserve the full range of natural ecosystems required for human well-being, environment objectives must be embedded in policies that influence human activities, including the key productive sectors of the economy, as well as national development planning frameworks and budgets, institutions, governance, and market-based mechanisms. This ‘mainstreaming’ of environment is crucial for effective action to promote development that is sustainable and climate-resilient.

  • NCSA Sub-Regional WorkshopsFeb 22, 2012NCSA Sub-Regional Workshops

  • NCSA Final Reports, Action Plans and CCRFeb 22, 2012NCSA Final Reports, Action Plans and CCR

  • Sep 20, 2010UNDP’s Local Capacity StrategyThe Strategy presents a vision for how UNDP can approach, prioritize, and integrate its work to create the enabling conditions for effective local action and to greatly speed the scale-up of local-level best practices. It is designed to elucidate and strengthen how UNDP works with and supports community-based initiatives and national governments to scale up local-level successes.

  • Guidance Note on Integrating Environment Linked Poverty Concerns into Planning, Budgeting, and Monitoring ProcessesMay 28, 2015Guidance Note on Integrating Environment Linked Poverty Concerns into Planning, Budgeting, and Monitoring ProcessesThis guidance note provides development practitioners and policy-makers with guidance based on the experience of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) which supports programme countries to quantify identified environment and natural resources poverty links in terms of the impact on poverty and to identify policy options to accelerate poverty reduction through the more sustainable use of natural resources.

  • May 1, 2009Green Jobs for the Poor: A Public Employment Approach

  • NAMA Study for A Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain In GhanaOct 21, 2014NAMA Study for A Sustainable Charcoal Value Chain In GhanaThe NAMA study shall guide Ghana to develop NAMAs along the charcoal value chain, i.e. forest management, production, trade and final consumption.

  • Mar 23, 2011Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental SustainabilityCapacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how to support capacitydevelopment for environmental sustainability (CDES).

  • Chemicals Management: The why and how of mainstreaming genderSep 25, 2007Chemicals Management: The why and how of mainstreaming genderThe publication, part of the Gender Mainstreaming Guidelines Series, provides an approach to mainstreaming gender in chemicals management, together with a discussion of priorities for UNDP support to assist partners with mainstreaming gender considerations at each step of a national process to develop or strengthen a sound management of chemicals regime.

  • Jun 1, 2008PEI Making the Economic CaseThis primer provides guidance on presenting evidence about the economic, development and poverty reduction benefits of the environment to public sector decision-makers, so as to justify and promote “environmental investment”. Hard copies can be ordered through the Poverty Environment Facility.