Latest Good Practice Cases

Listed below are the good practice project cases, which can be divided into those that aim to mitigate or adapt to climate change. The advanced filters allow for more detailed searches. Readers can ‘rate’ cases according to how useful they found them for their particular work, share cases via facebook, twitter or email, contact the authors and/or project developers and start a discussion group regarding a particular project, experience or idea.
This case describes the activities developed during the Greening Darfur project in North Darfur. It shows how a project can be successfully...
21-06-2012
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Water management in north Darfur
This case study looks at a project implemented in Turkana and Pokot districts in Northern Kenya from 2008 until 2010. It shows the...
20-06-2012
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A medium size project that aimed at enhancing the capacity of governmental institutions and agencies in Gambia to implement Multi-Lateral...
20-06-2012
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The ROSA project promotes resources-oriented sanitation concepts as a route to sustainable and ecologically sound sanitation. These...
20-06-2012
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The AREED (African Rural Energy Enterprise Development) programme provides business development services and capital to energy...
19-06-2012
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The objective of the project was to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) from urban transportation in South African cities through the promotion...
19-06-2012
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UNDP'S EFFORTS CONTRIBUTED TO DEVELOPING NON-MOTORISED TRANSPORT ROUTES FOR USE
Climate researchers in Tanzania predict a 1.8 - 3.6º Celsius temperature increase, decreasing rainfall and increased evaporation in the...
19-06-2012
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Toyola Energy limited, a for-profit company was started in Ghana in 2003 by two Ghanaian entrepreneurs with financial support from E+Co....
12-06-2012
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This project is addressing capacity barriers for predicting climate related disasters and will be piloting strategies for how early warning...
12-06-2012
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This pilot programme, which covers 10 countries globally – including Morocco, Niger and Namibia in Africa, is designed to implement...
12-06-2012
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This case is intended to inspire organisations and institutions to address the impacts of climate change in their existing...
03-10-2014
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Catalyze Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability (CATALIST) was a project funded by the...
29-09-2014
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Mobilization and capacity building for small and medium scale enterprises involved in the production and commercialization of non-wood...
26-09-2014
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The Talensi district in Northeastern Ghana is located within a semi-arid zone that has been experiencing erratic rainfall and receding...
19-09-2014
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The project overall aim was to enable Ghana to reduce the vulnerability of coastal zone, agriculture, rural livelihoods and human health to...
05-09-2014
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Here we discuss one of the most successful projects implemented at ICPAC, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation which aims at contributing...
02-09-2014
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The City of Johannesburg is implementing a Bus rapid Transport system called Rea Vaya and currently has 120 km of a final 330 km up and...
23-08-2014
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Rea Vaya at the Wits stop
This case study summarizes the experience of installing and scaling-up biogas units in order to mitigate the degradation and deforestation...
18-08-2014
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Access to high-quality weather and climate information is low in many rural regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Where such information is...
13-08-2014
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This was a 5 year, two phase, project implemented in climate sensitive communities in riverine Bangladesh. The objective of the first phase...
08-08-2014
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Catalyze Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability (CATALIST) was a project funded by the...
29-09-2014
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4,269
Mobilization and capacity building for small and medium scale enterprises involved in the production and commercialization of non-wood...
26-09-2014
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5,746
The Talensi district in Northeastern Ghana is located within a semi-arid zone that has been experiencing erratic rainfall and receding...
19-09-2014
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7,932
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The Mariannhill Landfill opened in 1997, was awarded National Conservancy status in 2002, and registered as a Clean Development Mechanism...
10-09-2014
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Ariel photograph of the extent of the Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy
The City of Johannesburg is implementing a Bus rapid Transport system called Rea Vaya and currently has 120 km of a final 330 km up and...
23-08-2014
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7,731
Rea Vaya at the Wits stop
This case study summarizes the experience of installing and scaling-up biogas units in order to mitigate the degradation and deforestation...
18-08-2014
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4,818
Picture 1_Biogas’ infrastructure (digester container and handwheel)
Kilimo Salama is a weather based index insurance designed for Kenya and Rwanda farmers to help them insure their farm inputs against...
07-06-2014
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4,278
This long-term project (35 years) aims to maintain and increase native flora and fauna, improve the soil to reduce the risk of floods and...
17-05-2014
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Energy security and energy access are two important issues in Ghana. This project aims at contributing to energy security by reducing...
17-04-2014
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Spekboom is a succulent tree that is dominant in some types of semi-arid Subtropical Thicket vegetation found in the Eastern Cape, South...
04-04-2014
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