Knowledge materials for addressing thematic poverty-environment issues

Depending on national circumstances, poverty-environment mainstreaming also entails integrating specific thematic issues — such as climate change adaptation, resource efficiency, sound chemicals management, sustainable land management, and marine and coastal issues - into national development planning.Knowledge materials relevant to poverty-environment mainstreaming from the perspective of a specific thematic issue are presented below. 

Climate change

Review and introductory documents

Methodologies and tools

Examples from countries

Resource Efficiency

Reviews and introductory documents

Methodologies and tools

Examples from countries

Sound management of chemicals

Reviews and introductory documents

  • The UNDP-UN Environment Partnership Initiative for the Integration of Sound Management of Chemicals into Development Planning Processes: Maximizing Return on Investment, UNDP-UN Environment, 2009 [English] [Español] [Français]
  • [Poster] How is SMC related to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)?

Methodologies and tools

Examples from countries

  • Uganda, Cambodia, Zambia and the FYR Macedonia, The UNDP-UN Environment Partnership Initiative for the Integration of Sound Management of Chemicals into Development Planning Processes: Maximizing Return on Investment, UNDP-UN Environment, 2009 [English]

Sustainable land management

 

Reviews and introductory documents

Methodologies and tools

Examples from countries

Marine and coastal issues

Methodologies and tools

Examples from countries

  • [Video] - Coral Reefs in Vietnam: Economic Value, Resource Dependency, Livelihoods and Coastal Poverty, PREM Nature's Wealth documentary series, Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management programme, Amsterdam 2007
  • [Video] - Design of Integrated Market Based Incentives for Rural Poverty Reduction and Forest Management around the Coastal Belt Forests in Tanzania, PREM Nature's Wealth documentary series, Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management programme, Amsterdam 2007