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Haiti - Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone - Executive Summary
This document provides up-to-date information and confirms the close relationship that exists between the state of transboundary natural resources, poverty, and recurring social conflicts.
The Role of Legal Instruments to Support Green Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development : A Guidebook on Assessing, Selecting and Implementing Legal Instruments
The purpose of this Guidebook is to provide guidance to government decision makers and their advisers on best practices in designing or modifying legal frameworks and specific legal instruments aimed at effectively supporting ...
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017. Wastewater: The Untapped Resource
The 2017 World Water Development Report shows that improved wastewater management is as much about reducing pollution at the source, as removing contaminants from wastewater flows, reusing reclaimed water and recovering ...
UN-REDD National Programme Document: Democratic Republic of Congo
The DRC has just elaborated its REDD Readiness Plan (R-PP), for 2010-2012, which is attached to this proposal and seeks UN-REDD's financing support. This R-PP represents the national roadmap for REDD readiness, as well as ...
Uganda Wetlands Atlas - Volume I
(Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda, 2015)
This publication has been driven by the need to address the rising concerns about the impact of human activities on wetlands in Uganda, particularly those around the Kampala metropolitan area. This visual portrayal is ...
Haiti - Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone
This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an 18 month long assessment of the border between the two countries that share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola – Haiti, the poorest country in the ...
Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning: a guide for practitioners
Climate change adaptation is an area of growing concern and engagement for many developing countries. The myriad and uncertain effects of a changing climate pose significant risks for development and achievement of the ...
Making the case for ecosystem-based adaptation: building resilience to climate change
Healthy ecosystems provide valuable services such as food, clean water, protection from disease, and flood and erosion control, while at the same time building resilience against climate change impacts. This has been ...
UN-REDD National Programme Document: Philippines
This initial national programme is a one year undertaking which aims to develop the Philippines REDD readiness by putting in a place the enabling environment.