UNCDF UNDP UNEP Local Governance and Climate Change
UNCDF UNDP UNEP, 2010
by: UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
The report was prepared jointly by the UN Development Programme Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (UNDP), the UN Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP), and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF). It identifies ways to improve local governments' performance in addressing climate change both at policy level and on the ground. Despite there being a high degree of convergence between climate change adaptation measures and basic local government service delivery (solid waste disposal, water and sanitation services and land use planning) the report finds that climate change does not yet figure as a prominent feature in local governments' agenda.