UN Environment Afghanistan

Metrics and Physical Sciences Unit

Since 2002, UN Environment has provide technical assistance to the Government of Afghanistan on environmental governance to address urgent environmental and natural resource management issues. Today, UN Environment’s Afghanistan programme is focused on building environmental resilience and sustainability. Currently, the programme provides training and mentoring to government counterparts, has established flagship demonstration projects, and provides technical assistance and advice in the fields of: environmental coordination, environmental law and policy, environmental education and awareness, community-based natural resource management, climate change adaption, protected areas, ecological disaster risk reduction and multilateral environmental agreements.

 

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Climate Change and Governance in Afghanistan

This report provides a broad overview of the landscape of climate change governance in Afghanistan to highlight past and present achievements, as well as future goals.

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Afghanistan: Climate Change Science Perspectives

Released by UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency this publication describes the country’s most up-to-date and detailed climate change (August 2017).

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UNEP and NEPA work with Key Ministries and NGOs in Workshop on Low Emission Development Strategies

Low Emission Development Strategies: UNEP and NEPA work with Key Ministries and NGOs in a Workshop, 11-12 July 2015 Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan Cities for Life

This article examines the key environmental challenges facing Afghan cities, including services such as transport, water, sanitation; natural resource management; climate change and DRR.

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Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan

"Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF-1)" is the first Full-size GEF project in Afghanistan for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Afghanistan Initial National Communication

This article describes Afghanistan's Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 

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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.
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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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