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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • Nov 1, 2008

    The briefing document is designed to provide policy makers with key background information – and important insights into current proposals under negotiation – on the four Bali Action Plan building blocks (i.e., mitigation, adaptation, technology, and finance) and land use, land-use change and forestry.

  • Gender Climate Investment Funds
    Nov 1, 2010

    This short flyer explores the gender dimensions of climate finance mechanisms, focusing on Climate Investment Funds. All funds under the CIF have strong linkages to poor women’s and men’s livelihoods. Gendered patterns of energy use have significant, but often overlooked, implications for programme design and implementation.

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