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SCALA Private Sector Engagement Facility Brief

This document outlines the funding call for accessing the SCALA Private Sector Engagement Facility to enhance private sector engagement under the UNDP-FAO “Support Programme on Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDCs and NAPs” (SCALA). The objective of the facility is to support countries to accelerate investments in low-carbon and climate-resilience agriculture practices by mobilizing private sector actors in nationally determined contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plans (NAP) implementation.

Skills Assessment for National Adaptation Planning: A new and interactive methodology

The skills assessment framework is a field based tool that was created to provide a rapid mean of collecting and analyzing information on a country’s existing skills profile for national adaptation planning. In order to understand the skills gaps, it is very important to have an organized approach and tools that assist those assigned to carry out the assessment. 

Skills Assessment for National Adaptation Planning: A new and interactive methodology

The skills assessment framework is a field based tool that was created to provide a rapid mean of collecting and analyzing information on a country’s existing skills profile for national adaptation planning. In order to understand the skills gaps, it is very important to have an organized approach and tools that assist those assigned to carry out the assessment. 

UNDP’s Outlook on Communities and Local Resilience in the Asia-Pacific

Leading up to the 7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum in March 2021, UNDP delivered an Outlook paper on Communities and Local Resilience. The focus of this background document is on communities and local resilience and it presents information on progress, gaps and challenges in strengthening resilience of communities, around the five key enablers that guided the discussions at 7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network (APAN) Forum: policy and climate governance; planning and processes; science and assessment; technologies and practices; and finance and investment.

Design of Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting System of Marine and Coastal Zones in Guatemala | July 2020

Document outlining the design and development of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting System (MER) for Marine-Coastal Zones for the Climate Change Adaptation Component of the National Climate Change Information System (SNICC), with the establishment of baselines and Indicators in priority areas of biological importance.

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) with the support of UNDP's NDC Support Programme.

Development of Groundwater Management Strategy in Cambodia: Institutional Assessment, Capacity Building Plan and Proposed Key Components of Ground Water Management | 2020

Cambodia is considered one of the most water-abundant countries in Asia and has an economy highly dependent on water. However, groundwater management in the country is challenged by the lack of proper monitoring systems and regulation.

National Drought Study | Cambodia, 2020

There have been many drought incidences in Cambodia, but limited evidence regarding their underlying factors. This national drought study is an effort to develop and propose nationally adopted drought indicators for the country, integrating global academic literature and technical reports on drought in Cambodia. The study intended to localize the existing regional drought platform and validate this information using available data from Cambodia.

Strengthening monitoring and evaluation for adaptation planning in the agriculture sectors

The importance of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation has been highlighted at global level, including under the Paris Agreement. Simultaneously, adaptation M&E systems are beginning to emerge at the national level in the context of national planning and budgeting processes. This technical guidance note details how to develop M&E systems for adaptation planning in agriculture sectors.

Regional brief on NAPs: Latin America in focus

This regional briefing provides step-by-step messaging to operationalize adaptation within public policies - and within a sectorial and intersectoral planning framework -, the strategies proposed in the National Adaptation Plans to reduce vulnerability to the negative effects of climate change in the Latin America region.

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