Climate Change

  • Jul 1, 2010Advancing CCA in Developing Countries: The UNDP-GEF Adaptation PortfolioOverview of UNDP’s support to adaptation initiatives in developing countries funded by GEF-managed UNFCCC funds – LDCF and SCCF, and the GEF Trust Fund’s SPA.

  • Gender and Climate Change - AfricaJan 7, 2014Gender and Climate Change - Africa

  • Gender and Climate Change - Asia and the PacificAdaptation

  • Making the Case for Ecosystem-based AdaptationDec 4, 2015Making the Case for Ecosystem-based AdaptationMaking the Case for Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Building on the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal, Peru and Uganda, is a legacy document of the EbA Mountain Programme, delivered through a partnership between the German Government, UNEP, UNDP and IUCN, together with the Governments of Nepal, Peru and Uganda.

  • Gender responsive national communicationsDec 10, 2015Gender responsive national communicationsThis toolkit is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs).

  • Adapting from the Ground Up: Enabling Small Businesses in Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate ChangeDec 7, 2015Adapting from the Ground Up: Enabling Small Businesses in Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate ChangeAdapting from the ground up: A new perspective on private sector engagement in resilience, is a joint report from the World Resources Institute and UNDP. The report explains the reasons why building a resilient private sector is vital to building resilient communities.

  • Sep 16, 2010National Capacity Self-Assessment Synthesis ReportThe report summarizes the challenges and opportunities experienced by countries in meeting their commitments under the Rio Conventions, as well as areas where more effort could yield better progress. It reveals the countries' top five capacity development needs to implement the international treaties related to biodiversity, climate change, desertification and drought.

  • Jul 22, 2010Measuring CapacityThis paper attempts to help development practitioners unbundle the question, "what is the measure of capacity?" The paper presents a framework for better defining, capturing and communicating capacity development results. The framework begins with the end in mind – national development goals. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Capacity Development: A UNDP PrimerJan 1, 2009Capacity Development: A UNDP Primer

  • Community Based Adaptation to Climate ChangeJan 1, 2010Community Based Adaptation to Climate ChangeThe Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) programme seeks to encourage systemic change in national adaptation-related policy through evidence based results from a portfolio of community-driven climate change risk management projects. The programme promotes global learning related to community adaptation by sharing lessons from a range of initiatives focusing on natural resource management.

Latest Publication
Readiness for Climate Finance

The paper presents a framework for understanding what it means to be “ready” to plan for, access, deliver, and monitor climate finance in a transformative way at the national level.  The aim is provide policy-makers with an overall lens through which readiness and preparatory activities offered by a range of international, regional, and national partners can be organised.