Reports and Publications of relevance to Country Teams

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Financing local adaptation to climate change

Financing local adaptation to climate change: Experiences with performance-based climate resilience grants has been produced by the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL). Local authorities in least developed countries (LDCs) are in a unique position to identify climate change adaptation responses that best meet local needs, and typically have the mandate to undertake the small- to mediumsized adaptation investments required for building climate resilience. Yet they frequently lack the resources to do so – particularly to do so in a way which is aligned with established local decision-making processes and planning and budgeting cycles.

National Adaptation Plans 2018 - Progress in the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans

Eight years into the process of formulating and implementing NAPs, many countries have advanced their process, while others have faced obstacles during the initial stages. This publication makes this information visible and available to a wider audience, to facilitate wider sharing of lessons learnt.

National Adaptation Plans 2018 - Progress in the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans

Eight years into the process of formulating and implementing NAPs, many countries have advanced their process, while others have faced obstacles during the initial stages. This publication makes this information visible and available to a wider audience, to facilitate wider sharing of lessons learnt.

Climate2020: Degrees of Devastation (2018)

UNA-UK report on implementing the new climate deal agreed by UN member states in Paris in 2015. It equips policy-makers, practitioners and interested observers with insights on how to make the agreement a reality. The publication features articles from over 30 authors drawn from the UN system and from governments, the private sector, academia and civil society.

Climate2020: Degrees of Devastation (2018)

UNA-UK report on implementing the new climate deal agreed by UN member states in Paris in 2015. It equips policy-makers, practitioners and interested observers with insights on how to make the agreement a reality. The publication features articles from over 30 authors drawn from the UN system and from governments, the private sector, academia and civil society.

Demystifying adaptation finance for the private sector

What are the adaptation needs of private sector actors? How are those needs typically financed? What are the barriers that inhibit private adaptation finance flows? What is the appropriate role of public finance and policy to catalyse private financial flows towards adaptation?

Nepal Baseline Assessment Summary

This baseline assessment summary has been formatted to focus on the findings relevant to Nepal that were outlined in a report recently produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report describes the findings of a survey on the status of formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) in eight countries as of April 2017, and the potential contribution of the Integrating agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) Program

Human Development Indicators 2018

“Today, people, nations and economies are more connected than ever, and so are the global development issues we are facing. These issues span borders, straddle social, economic and environmental realms.

Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure a project’s long-term viability, decentralizing infrastructure management, implicating community-based organizations, and promoting resilience of vulnerable populations through livelihood diversification.

Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure a project’s long-term viability, decentralizing infrastructure management, implicating community-based organizations, and promoting resilience of vulnerable populations through livelihood diversification.

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