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FY 2024/25 Budget: President Climate Change Adaptation Programme to be implemented

Staff Reporter May 28, 2024

Kathmandu : Government is set to launch the President Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Programme.

In the budget statement presented by Finance Minister Barshman Pun at the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament today, it is mentioned that the programme will be implemented in an integrated manner.

“In addition to conducting the programme, disaster management and climate adaptation programme will be implemented in an integrated manner,” the budget reads. According to the statement, the campaign ‘Save the mountains: save humanity’ has been continued by holding dialogues in national and international platforms about the impact of climate change on the Himalayan and mountainous regions.

Likewise, government is building climate change-adapted infrastructure while constructing physical infrastructure. The goal is to improve climate adaptation and energy efficiency in building construction by the federal, provincial and local levels, it is said in the budget. The budget statement also states that appropriate technology will be used to minimize and adapt the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector as well.