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Strengthening the Climate Resilience of Rural Infrastructure in Timor Leste

The UNDP-supported Strengthening the Resilience of Small-Scale Rural Infrastructure in Timor Leste (SSRI) project is working to increase the climate resilience of rural infrastructure for communities that are most vulnerable to extreme climate events and climate risks in the three pilot districts of: Ermera; Baucau and Liquica. These projects focus mainly on four categories of infrastructure including:
• Water supply systems
• Rural access roads and bridges
• Reservoirs and irrigation systems
• Stabilizing river banks/flood protection

UNDP Somalia Climate Resilience Project - Documentary Film

UNDP under its Enhancing Climate Change Resilience (CCR) project of the Poverty Reduction and Environment Protection Programme (PREP), in partnership with the Somali Government, have initiated innovative project activities aimed at enhancing the climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems. The project also seeks to address some of the underlying drivers of conflict by empowering both the concerned National and Civil Society institutions, as well as the women, men and children from the most vulnerable communities.

Waters of Paradise - Adapting to Climate Change in the Maldives

The Maldives is one of the wonders of the world. Located in the Indian Ocean and made of 1192 coral islands, it is also the world’s lowest lying country. The highest natural point is just 2.4 meters above sea level. Today, one of the main problems for Maldivians is water. And it is likely to get worse with Climate Change.

Multi-sectoral collaboration is essential for national adaptation – Lekha Nath Acharya, Nepal

Mr. Lekha Nath Acharya, who works as a Joint Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nepal, shares in this video his views about the importance of integrating the agriculture sectors in the country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP).
Nepal is a mountainous and land-locked country, where agriculture sectors are very important as employers and sources of the gross domestic product. Nepal is also highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Especially women and children are vulnerable groups.

Evidence-based needs for national climate change planning – Carol Mwape, Zambia

Ms. Mwape, who works as an Environmental and Social Inclusion Manager in the Interim Climate Change Secretariat in Zambia, shares in this video her views about the importance of integrating the agriculture sectors in the country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP).