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National Climate Change Policy, 2076 (2019).

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National Climate Change Policy, 2019 has been introduced with the objective of providing policy guidance to various levels and thematic areas towards developing a resilient society by reducing the risk of climate change impacts.
The aims and purposes of this Policy are to contribute to the socio-economic prosperity of the nation by building a climate resilient society; To enhance climate change adaptation capacity of persons, families, groups and communities vulnerable to, and at risk of climate change; To build resilience of ecosystems that are at risk of adverse impacts of climate change; To promote green economy by adopting the concept of low carbon emission development; To mobilize national and international financial resources for climate change mitigation and adaptation in just manner; To conduct research, make effective technology development and information service delivery related to climate change; To mainstream or integrate climate change issues into policies, strategies, plans and programs at all levels of State and sectoral areas; To mainstream gender equality and social inclusion into climate change mitigation and adaptation programs.
The following sectoral and inter-sectoral policies, strategies and working policies will be adopted for attaining the aforementioned goal and objectives. Concerning agriculture and food security will be improved by adopting climate-friendly agriculture system; Forest, Biodiversity and Watershed Conservation will be ensured by developing climate resilient ecosystem; Water Resources and Energy will be ensured by promoting multiple use of water resources and production of low carbon energy; Rural and Urban Habitats will be built by developing safe, sustainable and resilient habitats and infrastructures; Industry, Transport and Physical lnfrastructure will be adopted by developing reliable, sustainable and low carbon technology industry, transport and physical infrastructure; Tourism and Natural and Cultural Heritage will be conserved and developed by making tourism sector climate-friendly; Health, Drinking Water and Sanitation will be created by reducing the adverse effects of climate-induced disasters on human health; Disaster Risk Reduction and Management will be reduced; Awareness Raising and Capacity Development will be enhanced by creating awareness about impacts and risk of climate change.
The Ministry of Forests and Environment, with the involvement of National Planning Commission and different line agencies, will carry out monitoring and evaluation of implementation of this Policy on a regular basis.
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