The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) organized a side event in collaboration with the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Mozambique during the IDB Annual Meeting with a focus on climate change adaptation and the sustainable development agenda. International speakers shared and discussed their diverse experiences and practices in this complex area.
The distinguished speakers and officials framed the issues and brought insight and advice on how IDB member countries can address climate change, and what role international financial institutions such as the IDB can play. The papers presented and panel discussions of the various speakers and discussants have been collated to prepare these proceedings. These proceedings consider ways of governing and maintaining resources in the sometimes marginal environmental conditions of member countries and the practices and ideas that need to be mainstreamed into the sustainable development agenda and work.