Back To Resource Library

Climate Change: From Concepts to Action; A Guide for Development Practitioners

Catholic Relief Services - CRS
Year Published:
Resource Type:
Technical Guidance

This guide reviews some fundamental concepts that provide a foundation for working with a climate change perspective. It also introduces three strategies for dealing with climate change: adaptation to its effects, mitigation to slow the process of climate change, and adoption of climate-smart agriculture. The guide also provides concrete ways to help the rural poor adapt to climate change. The action steps provide a structured and practical approach to developing better projects that include a climate change perspective—from analyzing the situation to proactively engaging with communities.