Guidelines for aid agencies on global environmental problems

Guidelines for aid agencies on global environmental problems

Problems offer ways that developed countries can promote international collaboration on environmental problems which transcend boundaries to become regional or global in nature. Aid agencies are taking steps to help developing countries participate in the world-wide response, including ways to assist them to meet their obligations under international environmental agreements. The basic objectives are laid out in aclear, succinct format for non-specialists, explaining concerns and recommended priority actions on:

  • climate change, with particular attention to energy, forestry and sea-level rise,
  • ozone depletion
  • hazardous wastes
  • loss of biodiversity
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