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Rural Community in Jamaica wins Global Eco Award!

Story’s blurb: Situated across the hilly interiors of northeast St. Catherine in Jamaica, lies the rural community of Glengoffe, which comprises fourteen (14) smaller sub-communities consisting of approximately 5,000 people. This community is known for its spirit of self-reliance and resilience, as well as for its Climate Change Adaptation Project, which was the winner of the global UN Volunteers Award for Volunteering Matters for Sustainable Development 2012, in a competition organized as a lead up to the Rio 2012 Sustainable Development Conference.

Sierra Leone: UNDP Ends Workshop On Climate Change Adaptation

By Patrick J. Kamara, 17 September 2012

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United Nations Development Programme UNDP in partnership with the Global Environment Facility GEF and the Government of Sierra Leone has ended the second phase of the project inception workshop on early warning on climate change adaption in the country.

Agriculture Ministry Launches Agriculture Adaptation Project


Liberia: Agriculture Ministry Launches Agriculture Adaptation Project

5 September 2012

CBA Namibia - CES - "Bountiful harvest can lead to ripple effect" UNV article (Sept. 2010)


Bountiful harvest can lead to ripple effect. 

09 September 2010

CBA Videos featured at COP17 Development & Climate Days (2011)

CBA videos featured at COP16 Film Festival

December 2010

CBA Samoa - Fasitootai - 100 Volunteers mangrove planting news article (Dec. 2010)

On 4th December, 2010, in marking the International Volunteer Day (IVD), over 100 local and international volunteers joined hands in cleaning up and planting mangroves in Fasitootai, northwest of the Samoa’s Upolu Island.

Share the Story: Volunteering for the MDGs


CBA contributes to "Share the Story: Volunteering for the MDGs"

CBA Samoa - Avao/Vaipouli/Salei'a - News Article (Jan. 2011)


CBA Samoa:   UNDP assists the Salei'a community in gearing up for inclusive and accountable successes

January 2011

CBA Namibia - CES - Namibian President Visits Siya Community press release


Namibian President praises  a UNDP/GEF Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) Project that helps the Siya Self-Help Group, and contributes to resources

February 2011

CBA Morocco - Zakoura - Maghreb Arab Press article on partnership with Ministry

Rabat,Morocco: Ministry of Water and Forestry partners with NGO to extend services to CBA projects piloted in Morocco 


February 2012