This environmental and climate change Policy Brief has been written as an input to the Swedish results strategy process and in preparation of a new regional strategy document for the Palestinian territory; the West Bank and the Gaza strip. The result strategy is expected to cover the period 2014-2018.
The purpose is to briefly present key environmental and climate change challenges and opportunities. Furthermore, the brief proposes some issues for Sida to consider related to how the environmental challenges can be approached through development cooperation. The analysis was conducted as a desk study in February – March 2013 and is based on selected reports, research papers and statistics.