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Issue Brief: climate change adaptation in mountains & parliamentarians

Explore this issue brief which aims to help parliamentarians address climate change in mountains by providing them with an understanding of how climate effects create downstream repercussions, and by identifying policies and actions they can take across the range of potential impacts. 

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Coastal climate impact analysis and sanitation hazard assessment framework

Explore this handbook for stepwise guidance on developing an adaptive action plan for ensuring the resilience of cities' sanitation services to the impacts of sea level rise. Planning for sea level rise is needed to ensure the future reliability of these services and upgrade neglected sanitation services.

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Gilgit–Baltistan Disaster Management Authority

Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) is an organization which deals with natural or man-made disasters in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

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Department of Forests and Soil Conservation (Nepal)

Forests are an important natural resource of Nepal. Forests are also the backbone of the country's economic development, agriculture, tourism, 

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Department of Environment, Science & Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh

The Department of Environment & Scientific Technologies in India was set up on April 13, 2007  with an objectives to improve the effectiveness of environmental management, protect vulnera

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The role of businesses in climate adaptation

Discover key considerations and opportunities for business-led adaptation, and learn about the enabling role of governments, international agreements and the financial sector in this policy brief.

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Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Progress and promising examples

Discover the extent of progress in integrating gender considerations in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, through this systematic review of NAP documents and series of practical examples that illustrate how countries are taking a gender-responsive approach to their NAP processes.

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Empowerment in WASH Index Tool

Learn about EWI: a pragmatic survey-based tool made to measure, monitor and carry out diagnostics of water, sanitation, and hygiene-related interventions, allowing for inclusive and equitable outcomes.

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British Embassy Kathmandu

The British Embassy in Nepal maintains and develops relations between the UK and Nepal.

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Formas is a Swedish government research council for sustainable development. We fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses and conduct evaluations.

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ACT Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

The Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate aims to lead the nation in achieving sustainable outcomes, to be a 'liveable and sustainable city'.

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United States Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior dedicated to the manag

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Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria

Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) was established as Federal Department of Forestry Research in 1954. FRIN has seven specialized research departments, including: Sustainable Forest Mana

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Government of British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia is the body responsible for the administration of the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Consejo Nacional de Vialidad

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Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Azerbaijan

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic is a governmental agency within the Cabinet of Azerbaijan in charge of regulation of the activities in the coun

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The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the central executive body that implements the state policy in the agrarian sector, including the production and processing of agricultu

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Ismayilli District Administration, Azerbaijan

Ismayilli District is one of the 66 districts of Azerbaijan.

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Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas

Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas - the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas better known by the initials Conanp, is an institution of the Mexican government, whose primary

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Forests Ontario

Our Vision:

Ontario’s forested landscapes sustain biodiversity, healthy people, and a healthy economy.

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Government of Ontario

The government of the province of Ontario in Canada. 

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Skogsstyrelsen - Swedish Forest Agency

The Swedish Forest Agency is the national authority in charge of forest-related issues.

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Republic of Armenia Ministry of Environment

The Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia is a central body of executive power that elaborates and implements the state policy in the field of environmental protection and rational use

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