United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.

Mission:

To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.

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Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia

Strengthening linkages between adaptation and the sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing institutional and research capacity.

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Djibouti

Djibouti - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project piloted approaches for rehabilitating degraded watersheds and wadi shores to reduce seawater intrusion and floods in Djibouti.

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Farmer in Cambodia

Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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Comoros

Comoros - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project is helping the government to build climate resilience in 15 locations across three Comorian islands.

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Tanzania

Tanzania: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Two projects were implemented to address adaptation needs in Dar-es-Salaam and the following coastal districts: Pangani, Rufiji, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar.

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The Gambia

Large Scale Ecosystem-based Adaptation in The Gambia

UN Environment and the government of Gambia have launched the country’s largest adaptation project, which aims to develop a sustainable natural resource-based economy.

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adaptation metrics

Adaptation metrics: Perspectives on measuring, aggregating and comparing adaptation results

Climate adaptation initiatives are more important than ever, and globally more and more funds are invested in climate resilience. But how do we measure success? Find out in this UNEP DTU report.

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