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Strengthening of Madhya Pradesh Climate Change Cell - Factsheet 2012

This 1-page factsheet provides details on the Project Background, Project Objectives, the Results and Achievements (as of 2012) and a view to the future plans.

IUCN Pangani River Basin Management Project Report

Project Report: The Pangani River Basin Management Project (PRBMP) is generating technical information and developing participatory forums to strengthen Integrated Water Resources Management in the Pangani Basin, including mainstreaming climate change, to support the equitable provision and wise governance of freshwater for livelihoods and environment for current and future generations.

Improving Smallholder Livelihoods in Tanzania (Final Report)

Summary: A study on improving smallholder livelihoods through woodlots management as an adaptation measure to climate change variability and change measure was conducted in Makete Districts, Tanzania. Tree planting programme in most part of the country has been advocated for decades but adoption to these activities still is not promising to most part of the country. In contrary, people in Makete do not need sensitization regarding tree planting. They already know the importance of trees as they contribute highly to the economy of individuals and to the District at large.

Project Brief: Promoting Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Northern Mountain Provinces of Viet Nam

Actions: The project comprises four specific outcomes which collectively seek to build long-term resilience into the planning, design and implementation for rural infrastructure within the challenging geographic environment of the northern provinces of Vietnam:

Thailand Project Brief (March 2012)

Project Title: Strengthening the Capacity of Vulnerable Coastal Communities to Address the Risk of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events in Thailand

UNDP Lao Project Brief (June 2011)

Lao PDR has a predominatly subsistence agricultural economy with 80% of people involved in some form of agricultural activity. However people face widespread food insecurity, with over 30% of the population experienceing shortfalls in rice, the staple crop. This insecurity is a significant dimension of poverty vulnerability and is linked, ccording to analysis provided by the World food Program in 2007, to a range of factors including loss of access to natural resources, sudden increases in food prices, and increasing incidence of flooding and drought.

UNDP-ALM Guinea Project Brief Guinea (October 2011)

Introduction: Guinea's coastal zone is the most populous region in the country, comprising 38% of the total population. The impacts of climate change on the Guinean coastal zone are predicted to adversely affect agricultural production and economic security. Lower Guinea is expected to experience an increase in temperature ranging from 0.2 to 2.0 degrees (C). In addition to this, rising sea levels and salt water intrusion, couped with increased rainfall variability and more frequent drought periods, pose threats to Guinea's long-term development.