Capacity Development

  • National Communications Support Programme October 2010 NewsletterNational Communications Support Programme October 2010 NewsletterOct 1, 2010The National Communications Support Programme October 2010 Newsletter, with features on Peru and Montenegro. Peru faces many challenges in its attempt to respond to the UNFCCC recommendation to create a permanent mechanism for providing updated national information on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, while Montenegro recently completed its Initial National Communication (INC) to the UNFCCC.

  • Measuring CapacityJul 22, 2010This 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

  • Climate Change at UNDP: Scaling Up to Meet the ChallengeSep 1, 2008The paper presents UNDP's strategy to support the efforts of developing countries and vulnerable groups for scaling up mitigation and adaptation action to successfully meet the climate change challenge and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for ActionWater Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for ActionJan 1, 2009Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action. Freshwater in Climate Adaptation Planning and Climate Adaptation in Freshwater Planning.

  • Handbook for Conducting Technology Needs Assessment for Climate ChangeSep 15, 2009This advance document of the updated Technology Needs Assessment Handbook (TNA) provides a detailed framework for the development and implementation of technology needs assessments and in particular in the development of technology programmes and strategies in developing countries. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Africa Adaptation Programme: Capacity building experiencesApr 16, 2013The discussion paper aims to emphasize the importance of historical climate data, climate projections and climate vulnerability and risk studies for building climate resilient communities. The Africa Adaptation Programme, one of UNDP’s flagship programmes in Africa, is supporting improved access to, understanding of, and application for climate data and information.

  • Flyer for Boots on the Ground Strategic InitiativeSep 13, 2011This flyer outlines some of the work being done under UNDP's Strategic Initiative to Address Climate Change in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which works with 26 low-income countries, including 23 LDCs, onto build capacity on climate change policy.