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engaging the private sector in financing climate adaptation

Engaging the private sector in financing adaptation to climate change

The ACT learning brief presents a framework of five approaches that policymakers, practitioners and donors can use to motivate the private sector to invest in climate change adaptation.

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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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Climate-Resilient Agriculture in South Asia: An analytical framework and insights from practice

The paper explores entry-points for and examples of climate resilient agriculture (CRA) in South Asia, and the current challenges and knowledge gaps affecting it's implementation.

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Climate-Resilient Water Management: An operational framework from South Asia

The paper presents a conceptual framework for Climate-Resilient Water Management (CRWM) and provides examples of CRWM interventions developed and deployed by the ACT programme across SE Asia.

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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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Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems in South Asia

The paper introduces a general analytical framework for mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems.

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Afghanistan - Climate Change: What Does it Mean for Rural Livelihoods and Food Security?

In this report, we show how drought and flood risks have changed over the past thirty years, and what impact this has had on rural livelihoods and food security in the country. 

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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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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Afghanistan's Environment

This report provides readers with an overview of the key environmental issues, factors and drivers of environmental change in Afghanistan, and highlights the latest achievements and prospects ahead.

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National Environmental Protection Agency Afghanistan NEPA - Islamic republic of Afghanistan

Article 15 of the Constitution of Afghanistan reads that “The state shall be obligated to adopt necessary measures to protect and improve forests as well as the living environment.” Accordingly, th

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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Introduction

In the capital of Afghanistan there is a saying: May Kabul be without gold rather than without snow. For most of the country’s people the land, its biological resources and...

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United Nations Environment Programme in Afghanistan

Since 2002, UNEP has taken an active role in laying the environmental foundations for sustainable development in Afghanistan.

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Review of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Afghanistan

Households in Afghanistan: Photo Paolo Alfieri

Project description

This project, commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DfID), aimed to...

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hi

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Mapping vulnerability

Overview

Translating indicators of vulnerability for specific exposure units/stresses (e.g populations at risk of drought) into vulnerability maps, and then defining hotspots and indicators of...

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