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Strengthening climate resilience


An OECD guidance for governments and development co-operation providers to navigate the information on approaches to strengthen climate resilience



Checklists for action

Proposed actions for governments and development co-operation providers to strengthen climate resilience


Aspirations

Three overall considerations to help ensure that actions on climate resilience also support broader sustainable development objectives:


Key mechanisms

Four mechanisms to facilitate a focus on climate resilience in national, sub-national and sectoral policy processes and the role of development co-operation.


Enablers for action

Three key enablers in guiding the development and implementation of climate resilience initiatives by governments and development co-operation providers.


Thematic work areas

Different thematic studies highlight how government and development co-operation providers can strengthen climate resilience across a range of issues, ranging from agriculture to the private sector.

    • Adaptation and disaster risk reduction coherence

    • The report highlights how governments and development co-operation can facilitate greater coherence in their efforts to strengthen resilience to climate and disaster risks.
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    • Mountainous areas

    • This report presents climate risks in mountainous areas in developing countries. It also highlights approaches to strengthen climate resilience of human and natural systems in mountains.
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    • Monitoring, evaluation
      and learning

    • This report explores how effective monitoring, evaluation and learning frameworks can be developed to support iterative management of climate risks.
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    • Private sector
      engagement

    • This report focuses on how governments and development co-operation can enhance their engagement with the private sector in strengthening climate resilience in developing countries.
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    • Agriculture
      and food security

    • Under development

Country case studies

Common ground between the Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework

The country case studies present national and sub-national approaches to policy development and implementation on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Ghana, Peru and the Philippines.

    • Ghana

    • Includes a dedicated discussion on the approaches in the agriculture sector and in urban areas.
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    • Peru

    • Includes a special focus on public finance.
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    • Philippines

    • Includes a special focus on the tourism sector.
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Adaptation in mountain areas

    • India

    • This case study on the Indian state of Uttarakhand examines approaches the state government and its partners have been taking to enhance the climate resilience of mountain ecosystems and communities across the state.

Private sector engagement for climate resilience

    • Guatemala

    • Examines how the Guatemalan national government and development co-operation providers collaborate with the private sector to strengthen the resilience to negative impacts of climate change and variability.
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    • Philippines

    • Highlights the public and private sector approaches to strengthening Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ resilience to climate risks in the Philippines. It also discusses the role of development co-operation providers.
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    • Senegal

    • Examines how the Senegalese national government and development co-operation providers collaborate with the private sector to strengthen the resilience of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ to manage negative impacts of climate change and variability.
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