Global Partnership for Community Based AdaptationJun 1, 2010This brochure explains UNDP’s Global Partnership for Community Based Adaptation (GPCBA) in partnership with governments, civil society and philanthropic donors. The brochure also highlights several success stories, goals and aims of the initiative, and key sectors of adaptation.
UNDP Community Water Initiative: Fostering Water SecurityMar 15, 2010This report aims to provide in-depth information on the UNDP Community Water Initiative, which has funded successful projects in some of the most vulnerable communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America. This report also highlights some country case studies and activities that provide current water security and community development benefits.
Draft Guidelines on Stakeholder Engagement in REDD+ ReadinessNov 17, 2010This note presents guidance on the key elements of effective stakeholder engagement in the context of REDD+ readiness for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and the UN-REDD Programme. It outlines principles for effective participation and consultation, operational guidelines, and practical “how-to” guidance on planning and implementing consultations.
Voice and Accountability for Human DevelopmentNov 11, 2008This note highlights the UNDP global strategy to strengthen civil society and civic engagement. This strategy note aims to revitalize the engagement of UNDP with civil society and its organizations by seeking to bring about a fundamental shift in the relationship, geared towards recognizing the evolving nature and growing influence of the civil society sector.
COMPACT: Engaging local communities in stewardship of protected areasSep 13, 2011This publication highlights the work of Community Management of Protected Areas Conservation Programme (COMPACT) and demonstrates how community-based initiatives can significantly increase the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in and around World Heritage Sites through several country cases.
Resource Kit on Indigenous Peoples’ IssuesJun 15, 2008This 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 as to how to engage indigenous peoples and include their perspectives in development processes.