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Climate Change Policy for the Public Works, Transport and Housing Sector 2018-2036

legislation type Executive
Policy
Passed in 2018
This policy emanates from the Ministry for Public Works and Transport (MOPTVDU) and aims to prevent, care for and reduce the vulnerability of the population towards adverse effects of climate change, with a particular focus on the most affected. The document details key concepts and sets the ministry's strategy to design a multi-sectoral plan within its vested powers. The document also has a mitigation component, in particular with regard to urban and transport actions.

The strategy laid out in the policy focuses on updating the legal and regulatory framework; enhance knowledge creation and sharing; and promote institutional coordination at all levels while involving citizens. The strategy also discusses financial and budgetary matters (alternative financing mechanisms, MOPTVDU budget, taxes, project management involving international actors).

Documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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