With limited time and resources and the enormous climate change facing us, country leaders cannot afford to enact policies that don’t fundamentally shift emissions and sustainable development outcomes. The Transformational Change Guidance will support policy makers in defining policies that have the greatest potential to promote decarbonisation and sustainable development. Read more
Climate action and sustainable development are linked global and national challenges. The ICAT Sustainable Development Guidance aims to support country practitioners to identify and promote synergies in monitoring and reporting on their policies. Read more
To track whether policies reduce emissions from enteric fermentation and promote soil carbon sequestration, the Agriculture Sector guidance will focus on these practices: Read more
The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is currently developing its methodological framework to help countries transparently measure and assess the impacts of climate policies and actions. ICAT seeks one to two qualified consultants to provide technical input into the development of the agriculture and forestry components, which will provide GHG accounting guidance for policies and actions in the sector. The consultant(s) will work in close coordination with VCS, guide each components’ strategic direction and provide technical input into its development.
Qualified experts may apply to fill either the agriculture or forestry role, or to fill both simultaneously. Consultants will be chosen based on expertise and experience within the aforementioned sectors. For details on the position and to apply, please see the Request for Proposals. Read more
...stakeholder participation can be key to the success of a given policy or program. Engaging stakeholders in design and assessment can strengthen the applicability and effectiveness of policies and actions, while building ownership and support for climate action among key groups. Read more
Respondents from 61 countries across government, private industry, civil society and academia answered questions on informational gaps and needs for the 10 framework components and how they might use the guidance. The results of the survey will be taken into account by the Technical Working Groups that will provide technical input for the duration of the initiative and determine how the ICAT team develops the methodological framework. Read more