Low-Emission Climate-Resilient Development Strategies

  • Sep 19, 2011

    This report summarizes the proceedings of the El Salvador conference (June 2010) "Strategies for Adapting Public and Private Infrastructure to Climate Change". It outlines the multiple development benefits of climate-proofing infrastructure. While these proceedings address the specific context of El Salvador, the methodologies outlined can be applied to a wide range of situations.

  • Down to Earth: Territorial Approach to Climate Change
    Oct 1, 2012

    TACC is part of a partnership between the United Nations and sub-national governments for fostering climate friendly development at the sub-national level. This partnership is a collaborative effort involving UNDP, UNEP and eight associations of regions.

  • Ensuring Gender-Responsive Climate Change Adaptation
    Oct 21, 2016

    This study demonstrates the need for integrated approaches to gender and climate change, and to identify inputs, resources and partnerships.

  • Sep 15, 2010

    This brief discusses the nexus between climate change and MDG1: to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. It highlights UNDP-GEF adaptation programming approaches and initiatives to increase the resilience of vulnerable populations to adapt to the long-term impacts of climate change and variability that threaten to derail ongoing development efforts and gains towards MDG 1.

  • Scaling up Multi-Country Adaptation
    Jun 3, 2016

    Impact Series Vol.3: Canada UNDP Adaptation Facility

  • Green Jobs for Women and Youth: What Can Local Governments Do?
  • UNDP and Climate Change
    Nov 23, 2015

    Released on the eve of the Paris climate change conference (COP21), this report – a mix of infographics and country case examples – outlines UNDP’s decades-long support to partner countries to tackle climate change. For the first time covering UNDP’s entire climate change approach, including mitigation and sustainable energy, climate change adaptation, forestry, and support to INDCs, the report is a comprehensive look at what is now a US$ 2.3 billion portfolio across 140 countries.

  • Applying Climate Information to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Gender responsive national communications
    Dec 10, 2015

    This 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).

  • UNDP and Energy Access for the Poor
    Oct 1, 2010

    Access to modern energy services for the poor is about energizing human development. It is a priority for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and necessary to ending poverty, empowering women and generating opportunities. UNDP aims to reach the poor with modern energy services that boost productive and income-generating activities and protect human health and the environment.

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