Maplecroft’s Climate Change Risk Atlas 2010 ranked Nepal as the fourth most vulnerable country to climate change in the world. Although Nepal has achieved remarkable improvements over the past few decades, it remains one of the poorest countries in the world, with an estimated 55 percent of Nepalese falling below the international poverty line of $1.25 per day. Classified as a Least Developed Country (LDC) by the United Nations and ranking 115th in terms (2008) of Gross Domestic Production (GDP), Nepal’s GDP remains the lowest amongst all South Asian countries.
This fact-sheet highlights the goals of Egypt’s climate change gender action plan which include mainstreaming gender considerations into national climate change initiatives and policies. Egypt’s priority areas are coastal management, agriculture, water, tourism, health, energy, transport, urbanization, and waste management.
Bangladesh is a country hard hit by climate change. The negative impact of these changes in the weather further threaten the lives and livehoods of around 160 million people, already living in extreme poverty. IUCN on behalf of the GGCA was asked to engage in preparation of complementary national action plan on gender and climate change. This document works within the framework of the BCCSAP in order to operationalize the inclusion of gender across all key sectors.