Low-Emission Climate-Resilient Development Strategies

  • Preparing LECRDS - Executive SummaryPreparing LECRDS - Executive SummaryApr 2, 2011
    This report serves as the Executive Summary to a series of manuals and guidebooks that UNDP is offering in support of Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development Strategies (LECRDS). It provides a brief outline of the approach and methodologies that these materials treat in detail.

  • Formulating Climate Change ScenariosFormulating Climate Change ScenariosApr 1, 2011
    This guidebook builds on a large range of UNDP’s ongoing initiatives to support adaptation to climate change. This series is intended to empower decision makers to take action, and to prepare their territories to adapt, and hopefully thrive, under changing climatic conditions.

  • Catalyzing Climate FinanceCatalyzing Climate FinanceMay 1, 2011
    This guidebook is offered as a primer to countries to enable them to better assess the level and nature of assistance they will require to catalyze climate capital based on their unique set of national, regional and local circumstances.

  • Adapting to CC: UNDP-GEF Initiatives Financed by the LDCF, SCCF and SPAApr 1, 2011
    This Report focuses on principles underlying the UNDP-GEF approach to adaptation programming and the key processes involved in removing barriers to successful adaptation measures.

  • Advancing CCA in Developing Countries: The UNDP-GEF Adaptation PortfolioJul 1, 2010
    Overview of UNDP’s support to adaptation initiatives in developing countries funded by GEF-managed UNFCCC funds – LDCF and SCCF, and the GEF Trust Fund’s SPA.

  • Mapping Climate Change VulnerabilityMapping Climate Change VulnerabilityNov 1, 2010
    This guidebook assists planners working at the sub-national levels to identify and map the nature of current and future vulnerability to long-term climate change so that appropriate policies and intervention can be designed and implemented.

  • Managing the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory ProcessManaging the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory ProcessMar 1, 2005
    The handbook was developed by UNDP with input from a wide range of institutions and national experts from Annex I and non-Annex I Parties. The objective of the handbook is to provide non-Annex I Parties with a strategic and logical approach to a sustainable inventory process.

  • Designing Adaptation Initiatives ToolkitOct 1, 2010
    This guide supports the design of measurable, reportable and verifiable adaptation initiatives. It provides step-by-step guidance in designing climate change adaptation projects.

  • Applying Climate Information for Adaptation Decision-MakingApr 1, 2011
    This guidance document intends to provide countries with a practical tool on using climate information in their decision-making processes. This guide addresses these issues of adaptation planning under uncertainty of observed and projected climate change.

  • Blending climate finance through national climate fundsSep 13, 2011
    This guidebook is part of a series of manuals, guidebooks and toolkits that draws upon the experience and information generated by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) support for climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in some 140 countries over the past decade.