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Coastal Calculations: Cook Islands Story from 'Voices of Impact'

Stories from 25 years of environmental innovation for sustainable development

Storytelling is part of the fabric that holds human societies together – stories connect us to our humanity, providing links to what has been, and a glimpse of what might be to come.

Voices of Impact: Speaking for the Global Commons

Stories from 25 years of environmental innovation for sustainable development

Storytelling is part of the fabric that holds human societies together – stories connect us to our humanity, providing links to what has been, and a glimpse of what might be to come.

Knowledge is our Strength - BiH Story from 'Voices of Impact'

Stories from 25 years of environmental innovation for sustainable development

Storytelling is part of the fabric that holds human societies together – stories connect us to our humanity, providing links to what has been, and a glimpse of what might be to come.

News Article: Project saves Keta from cholera this year, 4 December 2014

Keta Municipality, known for annual outbreaks of cholera, has this year escaped the epidemic, following the rolling out of a project dubbed, ‘Climatic Change and Health’ in the area.

The pilot project by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Fund is to build capacity of health staff on climatic change and impact on disease outbreaks and unique challenges in care delivery.

Dr. Andrews Ayim, Keta Municipal Director of Ghana Health, confirmed this when a team from the UNDP came on a project impart assessment visit to the area at Agortoe.

Second Radio Spot for Newly Launched Song by Atis Pou Anviwonman

This radio spot previews and introduces the newly launched song about climate change - performed by the Haitian Artists of the Environment. 

Radio Spot for Newly Launched Song by Atis Pou Anviwonman

This radio spot previews and introduces the newly launched song about climate change - performed by the Haitian Artists of the Environment.  

Press Release: Enhancing Climate Resilience of the Vulnerable Communities and Ecosystems in Somalia

21 November 2014

Mogadishu, Somalia —The Government of Somalia, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is set to begin an innovative and novel project enhancing climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems through a US$8 million initiative.

Educational Tour at Ile D’Ambre

Background

In line with deliverables under the Adaptation Fund Project, it is intended to train the coastal communities on Climate Change Adaptation. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Reef Conservation and this Ministry on 09 September 2014 for joint implementation of this project.

Sand dams: a sustainable solution for water scarce regions

Sand dams were identified as one potential adaptation measure that could be piloted in Swaziland. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) is providing the government of Swaziland with technical support for a sand dam pilot project.

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