Environment & Energy

  • Aug 12, 2009Forest Carbon Accounting: Overview & PrinciplesThis report reinforces UNDP's capacity building efforts by presenting the main principles, practices and challenges of carbon accounting in the forestry sector. It highlights the historic, current and future needs for forest carbon accounting; principles and good practice; the process of forest carbon accounting; and existing guidance and toolkits available for forestry carbon accounting.

  • Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation GuidebookJul 1, 2010Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation GuidebookThe Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world. The Guidebook will be useful for any community-based practitioners who wish to review successful cases of gender mainstreaming in community-based adaptation projects.

  • Capacity Development: A UNDP PrimerJan 1, 2009Capacity Development: A UNDP PrimerThis primer addresses the basic elements of the UNDP approach to capacity development. It provides a simple, cogent and accessible illustration of the UNDP Capacity Development Approach for the benefit of development practitioners both within and beyond the UN development system – a real-world guide to real-world applications to strengthen and contribute to national capacities for development.

  • Nov 1, 2007UNDP Briefing Note On AdaptationThe document titled "Adaptation to Climate Change: Doing Development Differently" outlines UNDP's adaptation services and UNDP-GEF's adaptation portfolio that comprises 21 national, regional and global projects taking place in 45 countries.

  • Energy Access In Developing CountriesJun 6, 2012Energy Access In Developing CountriesPolicies and national programmes must be drastically enhanced to tackle in any significant way energy poverty. This cannot be done effectively without a clear understanding of the energy access situation in countries, including understanding regional and national trends, rural/urban disparities, and the range of energy sources typically used in the households of the poor. Yet, existing global data sets and reports often provide insufficient information on energy access, focusing instead mostly on energy production and consumption

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY

UNDP supports the national development and implementation of environmental management systems addressing desertification, biodiversity conservation, water management, pollution and climate change strengthened. UNDP Libya aims to support the national implementation on waste management, protected area management, and water management. In addition it aims to provide support to the development and mainstreaming of a national policy on climate change.

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