Mainstreaming Poverty, Environment and Climate Linkages into the National and Subnational Monitoring Processes

Focuses on the values and benefits of integrating poverty, environment and climate objectives into national and sub-national monitoring systems, including the approach to be considered and examples of successful efforts.  It also draws on public finance expenditure reviews as a tool for tracking budgeting and spending, and assessing the efficiency and effectiveness towards achieving policy and plan objectives.

Sustainable Development Goals covered by this tool



The target audiences and users consists primarily of practitioners at the national, subnational (regional, district, municipal) and sectoral levels, and champions of integrating poverty and environment linkages across the SDGs and national planning, budgeting and implementation processes.

  • Risk-informed planning toolsfor resilience building, adaptation and identifying synergies and unlocking bottlenecks
  • Integration tools for analysing interconnections, synergies, trade-offs and bottlenecks among SDGs
  • Last-mile tools to support meeting the SDGs and targets and unlocking bottlenecks for all segments of society and reaching the furthest behind first
  • Tools for Financing Resilience
  • Tools for Financing the SDGs
  • Static Inter-linkage Analysis Tools
  • Environmental Degradation Risk Reduction Tools

Diagnostics, Guidelines, Programming methodologies, Scenario builders, forecasting and back-casting methodologies


Open Source

Computer System Requirements:

Basic Computer

Developed By:

UNDP-UN Environment Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI)


Isabell Kempf, Co-Director, Poverty Environment Facility, and Anne Juepner (UNDP), Co-Director, Poverty Environment Facility (



UNDP-UN Environment Poverty Environment Initiative