Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)

The HCENR is the Technical arm of the Ministry of Environment and Physical Development. The HCENR is concerned with policies, legislation and strategic planning in relation to environmental and natural resources conservation and management. It adopts a range of policies for the protection of environment that include inter alia: encouragement, support and coordination of scientific research in all fields of the environment and natural resources development and conservation, adoption of environmental impact assessment studies and setting of an environmental management plan, environment conservation in coordination with the appropriate authorities at the federal and state levels, and work towards securing governmental, popular and international funding for the environment and natural resources development and conservation.


Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal

Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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A famiy of Falatta nomads making their abbual journey from Sudan to South Sudan. Credit: BBC World Service (https://www.flickr.com/photos/bbcworldservice)

The Experience of Nomads in Blue Nile Area

This case study describes how Nomads in Sudan have adapted to climate change and regional insecurity by forming collaborative agreements with farmers that benefit both parties.

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

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