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By supporting the Government of Egypt to upscale a local, ecosystem-based approach to coastal management, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and UNDP, are improving the climate resilience of vulnerable communities in the North Coast and Nile Delta regions.a

The Green Climate Fund (GCF), with UNDP, is working with the Government of Egypt to improve the climate resilience of coastal communities against flooding from sea level rise and increased frequency of storms in the North coast and Nile Delta.

Work is now complete in Funafuti, Tuvalu, seeing reclaimed land in the country's capital to remain intact well beyond 2060 in the face of rising sea levels.

Gilgit Baltistan is a region of magnificent mountains, glistening glaciers, and diverse ecosystems. Climate change however is exacerbating water scarcity. To ensure a sustainable water supply and adapt to the climate realities, locals have adopted an indigenous adaptation technique in the form of "ice stupas". These stupas are an excellent example of nature-based solutions, demonstrating indigenous best practices for reducing climate change impacts and associated risk. 

As a response to rising temperatures advancing glacial melts, the UNDP-supported GCF-funded "GLOF-II Project" is supporting indigenous practices by the people of Baltistan to conserve water. These practices include glacial grafting, avalanche harvesting, and ice stupas.   

Trongsa is a prime tiger habitat and farmers in the district are reeling from human-tiger conflict. On one hand, tigers are revered by communities as jewel of forests. On the other hand, tigers preying on their livestock is disrupting their lives and livelihoods. In partnership with UNDP and GEF, see how Bhutan is helping farmers and tigers to co-exist.

Monitoring forests is anything but easy. Foresters often have to undertake arduous treks through deep forests and tough terrains. But drones are changing how foresters patrol forests.

Bhutan is one of the few countries in the world with a thriving tiger population. This is a story of how the country is doing all it can to save the tigers while at the same time protecting livelihoods of farming population reeling under increasing human-tiger conflict. A story of conflict to co-existence through concerted conservation efforts.

Bhutan has recorded a marked increase in its tiger population. The latest National Tiger Survey found 131 tigers, an increase of 28 from the last count held in 2015. Behind this roaring success is a government that continues to make unparalleled conservation efforts.

Pema Seldon from Bhim village in Bumthang district and her family is one of Bhutan’s last remaining families that continue to rear sheep. Increasing wild dog attacks has rendered sheep rearing a thing of the past. “In the past, every family reared sheep. It was a main livelihood source. Not anymore,” Pema said. See what Bhutan is doing to keep sheep farming alive in Bhim community.