Climate impacts social and economic development across sectors, in numerous ways. Each sector also has unique opportunities to contribute to climate solutions. USAID integrates climate change in development programming across a variety of technical fields.
This brief provides an overview of climate risks in Rwanda, including how climate change will potentially impact four key sectors in the country: agriculture, water, human health, ecosystems and energy.
This brief provides an overview of climate risks in Nigeria, including how climate change will potentially impact four key sectors in the country: water resources, agriculture, human health and energy.
This resource helps USAID staff and development practitioners find in-depth technical training on adaptation, clean energy, low-emission development, climate mainstreaming (integration) and land sector mitigation (sustainable landscapes).
Gender equality and women’s empowerment – particularly when it comes to ensuring that women and men have equal opportunities in accessing, benefiting from and participating in environmental decision-making – are essential for effective conservation and sustainable development.
A recent assessment of non-climate funded USAID programs found that including climate change in solicitations resulted in actions to manage climate risk or address climate change during program implementation about half the time.