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Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental Sustainability (English)

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Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how to support capacitydevelopment for environmental sustainability (CDES).

UNDP CBA Presentation at Int'l Conference on CBA (Mar. 2011)

 

UNDP CBA shares experiences at the Fifth Annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change

March 2011

CBA Presentation at CARE's Gender & CBA Workshop, Aug. 2011

 

CBA contributes to CARE International's Gender & Community-Based Adaptation Learning Workshop

August 2011

CBA: "How to Ensure Inclusivity" Resource Guide

 

CBA "How-To" Ensure Inclusivity

September 2011

Gender and Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change - COP 17 Brief

CBA contributes to UNFCCC COP17 in Durban

November 2011

Volunteers' Contributions to CBA (UNV) - Handbook (Sept. 2010)

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) has been a partner of the UNDP-GEF CBA Project since 2009.  UNV supports the UNDP-GEF CBA projects in 7 of the 10 pilot countries in helping communities adapt to climate change-driven risks and aids in ensuring that their livelihoods are sustainable, whilst still protecting the environment.  The UNDP-GEF CBA/UNV partnership's goal is to enhance community mobilization, recognize volunteers’ contribution and ensure inclusive participation around the project, as

Zimbabwe CwDCC - Natural Resource Management: Natural Resources Management and climate change adaptation Likulu pilot project, June 2012

The GoZ-UNDP/GEF: Coping with Drought and Climate Change project is working with small-holder farmers in Chiredzi district to demonstrate Natural Resources Management as a drought risk management and climate change adaptation strategy. Demonstration site is in Chibwedziva of Matibi II communal lands in WARD 8  of Chiredzi district.

Zimbabwe CwDCC - Crop Productivity: Optimizing crop mix and soil moisture management as climate change adaptive strategies, June 2012

The GoZ-UNDP/GEF: Coping with Drought and Climate Change project is working with small-holder farmers in Chiredzi district to demonstrate diversification of crop types, soil moisture management and use of climate information in drought risk management and climate change adaptation. Demonstration plots have been established in four sites across Matibi II communal lands of Chiredzi district.

Zimbabwe CwDCC - Captive Wildlife Breeding, June 2012

The GoZ-UNDP/GEF: Coping with Drought and Climate Change project is working with small-holder farmers in Chiredzi district to demonstrate the potential of captive crocodile breeding as an alternative source of livelihood and strategy for drought risk management and climate change adaptation in changing climates. A pilot  demonstration site has been established in WARD 7 of Chiredzi district focusing on crocodile breeding.

Zimbabwe CwDCC - Cassava production and climate change adaptation in southeast Zimbabwe

The GoZ-UNDP/GEF: Coping with Drought and Climate Change project is working with small-holder farmers in Chiredzi district to demonstrate the potential of Cassava (Manihol esculenta Crantz) production in drought risk management and climate change adaptation. Demonstration plots have been established in four sites across Matibi II communal lands of Chiredzi district.

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