Knowledge Products

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Managing Private Investment in Natural Resources

This primer seeks to provide practical advice on how host countries can manage foreign direct investment inflows to promote national development aspirations (such as poverty reduction, environmental sustainabilityand achievement of the MDGs)

Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning: A Guide for Practitioners

The present guide follows the same structure as the handbook. It is designed to assist champions and practitioners engaged in mainstreaming climate change adaptation. It should be seen as an invitation for mainstreaming specialists and adaptation experts to partner, each bringing their added value to the overall endeavour

Mainstreaming Poverty-Environment Linkages into Development Planning: A Handbook for Practitioners

This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the painstaking task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development planning.

Gender, Climate Change and Community-Based Approach

Gender mainstreaming is a perennial, cross-cutting concern within the UN system, and this Guidebook offers advice on how to design gender-sensitive, community-based projects and programmes. The Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world. Likewise, the Guidebook presents beneficial lessons drawn from the GEF Small Grants Programme’s many years of ongoing work in over 122 countries.

Charting A New Low-Carbon Route To Development

This Primer introduces a set of approaches to help sub-national authorities through the whole process of designing their Integrated Territorial Climate Plan (ITCP), from setting objectives and participatory arrangements for the preparation of the Plan, to financing priority activities.

Formulating Climate Change Scenarios

This guidebook offers project managers and decision-makers, who are working with a team of scientific and technical experts, a framework for the development of a prospective range of climate scenarios in their regions.  It aims to empower project managers and decision-makers to engage in discussions on climate-scenario development, including involvement in science-based decisions on the availability, applicability, and robustness of various climate-scenario approaches.

Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental Sustainability (French)

Document Summary

Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how to support capacitydevelopment for environmental sustainability (CDES).

Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental Sustainability (English)

Document Summary

Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how to support capacitydevelopment for environmental sustainability (CDES).

UNDP CBA Presentation at Int'l Conference on CBA (Mar. 2011)

 

UNDP CBA shares experiences at the Fifth Annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change

March 2011

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