This key sheet is part of a series aimed at DFID staff and development partners examining the impact of climate change on poverty, and exploring tools for adaptation to climate change.
This key sheet examines the impact of climate change on pro-poor growth for developing countries and the Millennium Development Goals. The reader will be guided through the key issues of:
• The link between economic growth and poverty reduction;
• The impact of climate change on pro-poor growth; and
• Actions to build flexibility into economic policy.
Lastly, this key sheet advises on how economic policy and management can respond to climate change through the mainstreaming of four adaptive policies.