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National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture - Zipora's Story

Zipora Otieno is working for the United Nations as the National Coordinator of the "Integrating Agriculture into National Adaptation Plans" Programme in her home country, Kenya. Her personal story is a special feature in the upcoming massive open online course on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture (NAP-Ag MOOC).

Managing floods and enhancing climate resilience in Samoa

As a small island developing state in the Pacific, Samoa has been heavily impacted by increasing severe tropical storms.

 

Environment Friendly Farming Improves Gender and Economic Equality for Women

To diversify livelihoods and improve women’s economic freedom, UNDP has implemented several projects across Herat districts in Afghanistan, including 6 raisin houses, 10 greenhouses, 1 apiary, and kitchen gardens for 30 women. This video tells the story of Ghuncha Gul, a woman farmer fondly known as ‘honey’ by her fellow villagers as she keeps bees to make honey and manages a greenhouse.
 

NetViet TV coverage on the GCF-funded project to improve resilience of coastal vulnerable communities to climate change impacts

Climate-smart investments help save lives and properties in Northern Viet Nam

"Every year when the rainy season comes we live in worry. Worry about the harvest, worry if we can travel...Sometimes I need to go shopping for food and supplies but I can't because a landslide has blocked the road". To help communities cope with the impacts of climate change , in 2012 the Government of Viet Nam began working with the UN Development Programme and Asian Development Bank on a GEF-funded project, ‘Promoting Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Northern Mountain Provinces of Vietnam’.