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Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure a project’s long-term viability, decentralizing infrastructure management, implicating community-based organizations, and promoting resilience of vulnerable populations through livelihood diversification.

Climate Kids Adventures Book Series

The Climate Kids Adventures Book Series Project aims to engage young children in climate change awareness by communicating in a fun and understandable way the causes, impacts and measures we can all take to adapt to its effects. We believe that educating children on climate change awareness from a young age is necessary in order to empower knowledgeable and conscientious adults.

ICCAS Project Grenada Factsheets

Under its US$ 1.5 million Community Climate Change Adaptation Fund, the ICCAS project financed 27 community projects that help communities around Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique to adapt to the challenges created by climate change in their community. These factsheets desccribe each individual project.

LDC Climate Change

The Least Developed Countries are 47 nations that are especially vulnerable to climate change but have done the least to cause the problem.

Through the coordination of the LDC Group on Climate Change, they work together at the intergovernmental negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change with two aims:

LDC Climate Change

The Least Developed Countries are 47 nations that are especially vulnerable to climate change but have done the least to cause the problem.

Through the coordination of the LDC Group on Climate Change, they work together at the intergovernmental negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change with two aims:

Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for National Adaptation Plan for Agriculture (NAP-Ag)

Agriculture is the biggest pre-occupation for the majority of Ugandans, providing a source of income and livelihood for over 76% of the population. Most of the agriculture is dependent on rain and relative fertile soils. However, high population increase, climatic variability and poor agricultural practices have placed growing pressure on land leading to soil degradation and a slow growth in the agriculture sector. Climate change affects agricultural production in a diverse and complex manner.

GFDRR - Building Back Better

The 2017 Unbreakable report made the case that disaster losses disproportionately affect poor people. The report showed that they have limited ability to cope with disasters, and estimated that the impact on well-being is equivalent to consumption losses of about $520 billion a year around the world—outstripping previous estimates of pure asset losses by as much as 60 percent.

2017 UNDP-GEF Annual Performance Report

In this 10th annual performance report of the UNDP Global Environmental Finance Unit, we show how investments in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—on affordable and clean energy (7), climate action (13), life below water (14), and life on land (15)—accelerate the achievement of other goals aimed at eradicating poverty (1), achieving zero hunger (2), achieving gender equality (5), reducing inequalities (10), and building strong institutions (16).

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