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Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

This publication presents the conclusions emerging from a joint learning journey involving three thematic networks – Climate Change and Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Water.

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Webinar: Greening infrastructures on the New Silk Road

This webinar focuses on the importance of adopting sustainable infrastructure along the New Silk Road and highlights the linkage between infrastructure, the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

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Cover photo: Goods had to be transported by boat after the Atta Abad landslide flooded 25 km of the Karakoram Highway, Pakistan, in 2010 (D. Butz)

Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains

This publication highlights 15 cases of good practice in development and applied research from mountain regions, and illustrates how the Sendai Framework’s four priorities can be put into practice. 

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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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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Improving the Climate Resilience of Kazakhstan Wheat and Central Asian Food Security

Kazakhstan is a major wheat exporter in Central Asia. Sustainable climate-resilience in the national agriculture sector is therefore a safeguard of food security in the whole region.

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University of Central Asia

The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000.

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IPCC FAQ 3.2

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was established on July 7,1998 by the merging of two former institutes, namely the Xinjiang Institute of G

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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010. The focus is on...

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