Integrating Environment into Development

  • 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

  • The Environment and Energy Thematic Trust Fund (EE TTF) 2013 Annual Report Sep 10, 2014The Environment and Energy Thematic Trust Fund (EE TTF) 2013 Annual Report

  • 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.

  • Women's Green Business InitiativeJan 1, 2010Women's Green Business InitiativeThe Women’s Green Business Initiative is an innovative Programme that addresses existing structural barriers to women’s economic advancement and facilitates equal opportunities for women to participate in the green economy. It aims to ensure that emerging climate funds address the needs of poor women and men equitably.

  • Oct 21, 2010AAP: A Cross Practice ApproachThe African Adaptation Programme is not an adaptation project in its own right, but rather a programme that helps countries develop their capacities to finance and manage adaptation projects more effectively within a long-term planning framework. This brochure describes the 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 10, 2011Managing Private Investment in Natural ResourcesThis primer seeks to provide practical advice on how host countries can manage foreign direct investment inflows to promote national development aspirations (such as poverty reduction, environmental sustainabilityand achievement of the MDGs).

  • Sep 16, 2010National Capacity Self-Assessment Synthesis ReportThe report summarizes the challenges and opportunities experienced by countries in meeting their commitments under the Rio Conventions, as well as areas where more effort could yield better progress. It reveals the countries' top five capacity development needs to implement the international treaties related to biodiversity, climate change, desertification and drought.

  • Making Progress on Environmental SustainabilityOct 1, 2006Making Progress on Environmental Sustainability