Integrating Environment into Development

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Monitoring Guidelines of Capacity Development in GEF Projects

This publication outlines guidelines and a set of indicators to assess capacities built to achieve environmental sustainability. more

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NCSA Final Reports, Action Plans and CCR

The following countries have made their Final Report, Action Plan, and Cross-Cutting Capacity Development Assessment Reports available.   Country Final Report and Action Plan Cross-Cutting Capacity Development Assessment Report A Afghanistan EN   Albania EN EN Algeria EN   Antiguamore

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NCSA Resource Kit

Th e NCSA Resource Kit is compiled from materials and ideas drawn from a number of sources, including publications by the Global Environment Facility, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme. more

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NCSA Sub-Regional Workshops

Regional and sub-regional workshops facilitated the sharing of experiences and catalyzed the work of the NCSA country teams between 2004 and 2009. The workshops also helped clarify the broader development context of the NCSAs, such as demonstrating the linkages between the NCSAs and other capacitymore

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National Capacity Self-Assessment Synthesis Report

The 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 internationalmore

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OECD DAC, Strategic Environmental Assessment Guidance

This guidance draws on practical experience and established "best practice," it points to ways to support the application of SEA in the formulation and assessment of development policies, plans and programmes.  more

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PEI Mainstreaming Handbook

This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development planning. Hard copies can be ordered through the Poverty Environment Facility. more

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PEI Making the Economic Case

This primer provides guidance on presenting evidence about the economic, development and poverty reduction benefits of the environment to public sector decision-makers, so as to justify and promote “environmental investment”. Hard copies can be ordered through the Poverty Environment Facility. more

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Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental Sustainability

Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how tomore

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Resource Kit on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues

This Kit focuses on development and indigenous peoples, with emphasis on their full and effective participation in all development processes and the need for a genuine partnership in—and ownership with them—of these processes. It is designed to provide United Nations Country Teams with guidance asmore