GOOD FOREST GOVERNANCE IN GHANA CAN HELP COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE
Ghana has a high rate of deforestation and biodiversity loss, which can be worsened by climate change due to increased desiccation (likely to result from high temperatures and reduced rainfall, two important manifestations of climate change). If Ghana is able to demonstrate good forest management practices it stands to gain...
AfricaAdapt is an independent bilingual network (French/English) focused exclusively on Africa. The Network’s aim is to facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation knowledge for sustainable livelihoods between researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and communities who are vulnerable to climate variability and change across the continent.
Yale Environment 360 is an online magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting and debate on global environmental issues. It publishs original articles by scientists, journalists, environmentalists, academics, policy makers, and business people, as well as multimedia content and a daily digest of major environmental news.
This report serves as the Executive Summary to a series of manuals and guidebooks that UNDP is offering in support of LECRDS. It provides a brief outline of the approach and methodologies that these materials treat in detail.
Le présent document examine les retombées du changement climatique en Afrique, les mesures adoptées pour y remédier et les priorités recensées tant pour la communauté internationale en général que pour l’Afrique. L’idée-force du présent document est qu’une action urgente de la part de la communauté internationale en général et des gouvernements africains s’impose, à la fois à l’échelon...
This Toolkit aspires to support all those involved in the design of measurable, verifiable, and reportable adaptation initiatives. It provides step-by-step guidance. As such, it seeks to answer the following question: What are the basic steps in planning and designing an adaptation initiative?
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.