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Scaling up Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu at the first Strategic Advisory Committee meeting to scale-up climate change adaptation in Africa via the 'Africa Adaptation Initiative'.  


2020 Equator Prize winners show nature-based solutions ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

The 11th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honored 10 Indigenous and local communities from across the world in a virtual gala event, delivering a powerful message of local leadership to the UN…  


Putting nature at the heart of business and finance

When businesses prioritize nature, it unlocks US$10.1 trillion in financial opportunity and will create 395 million jobs by 2030.  


UNDP launches global call to action encouraging nature-based solutions for sustainable development

Tomorrow, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will launch the Nature for Life Hub, a first-of-its-kind global call to action encouraging stakeholders to place nature at the centre of global…  


Equator Prize highlights indigenous and local solutions at UN Nature Summit

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 10 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 10 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity, climate…  


Good Growth Partnership: Year Three Highlights from 2020

The Good Growth Partnership convenes a wide range of stakeholders and initiatives throughout soy, beef and palm oil supply chains to reduce deforestation and enable sustainable…  


New Partnership with GCF to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions in Ghana

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$54.5 million Ghana Shea Landscape Emission Reductions project to address the alarming deforestation and forest degradation challenges in the Northern…  


New partnership with GCF to support 3.7m Sudanese with water and food security

Government of Sudan, Green Climate Fund, UNDP sign grant to support 3.7m people with climate-resilient water and food security.  


COVID-19 is a call to re-write the contract between people and planet

SDG Integration is how we can make it happen.  


In a region with no COVID-19 cases, the pain is still felt

A tiny corner of the South Pacific struggles with the massive economic fallout of COVID-19.  

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