Reports and Publications of relevance to Country Teams

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National adaptation plans; Understanding mandates and sharing experiences

The impacts of climate change increasingly threaten communities around the world, particularly in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). National adaptation plans (NAPs) allow developing countries to identify their adaptation needs; develop and implement strategies and programmes to address those needs; and enable actions to protect vulnerable communities. But developing a NAP is not always straightforward. This paper considers the benefits and challenges of implementing a national mandate to provide the impetus to develop a NAP, assign responsibilities and encourage cross-sectoral participation, exploring the legal forms such a mandate could take and sharing experiences from LDCs undergoing the NAP p

CIRDA Achievements 2015

An overview of CIRDA Programme achievements in 2015. CIRDA’s annual work plan envisioned a target of USD 1.6 million for 2015. The budget contemplated two regional trainings; in country support missions to all 11 partner countries; the development of a multi country market study; a publication; support on the identification and procurement of innovative technologies for expanding national observing systems; an assessment of digitization needs and capacities; and increased engagement with partner countries and donors through its communication strategy.


CIRDA Achievements 2016

An overview of the achievements of the CIRDA programme in 2017.


  • CIRDA’s annual work plan envisioned a target of USD 896,320 for 2016

Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans: Empowering People to Prevent Disasters

This regional Human Development Report makes the case for the integration of risks and for strategies to reduce disaster risks by incorporating the role that people play, both as victims/survivors of disasters and as agents of change, within development interventions. This proactive approach can be summarised as reducing risks for people and by people. The implications of such a paradigm shift are paramount for the countries of the Western Balkans, prone as they are to natural and human-made hazards and given their willingness to build on the human potential within their societies.

Cambodia: NAP Stocktaking Report

This NAP Stocktaking report contains recommendations for a road map for advancing Cambodia’s NAP process.

Second Regional Training Workshop (30 Sep - 4 Oct 2013)

Applying Methods for Assessing the Costs & Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation