Publications

You can find here a list of publication on global and regional climate change, agriculture, natural resources policies. A summary and links to each publication are provided.
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MRV for REDD+ specifically refers to the measurement, reporting and verification of a country’s forest, including its change over time. The...
04-08-2014
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This report produced by Partners for Resilience, introduces a set of criteria, which can be used by policy makers and practitioners to better...
04-08-2014
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This report provides an analysis of the three most important factors on the energy architecture of a number of countries around the world, this has...
04-08-2014
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In recent years the increasing propensity for disasters and the failure of existing development frameworks and policies to reduce the impact of...
04-08-2014
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Energy savings contributes to energy security, green house mitigation and energy access. Several countries around the world have promoted and...
14-07-2014
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Through a case study of two municipalities in South Africa, this paper identifies the factors that enable action to be taken at the local government...
13-06-2014
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Tunisia is one of the few developing countries to have developed a proactive policy for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency...
13-06-2014
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This paper presents recent findings on how agroforestry as a sustainable practice helps to achieve both mitigation and adaptation objectives while...
13-06-2014
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Africa needs to increase energy supplies across the continent to allow growth and well for its increasing population. As a first step to improving...
27-05-2014
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This report provides a summary of the joint meeting on available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for...
23-05-2014
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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) released a discussion paper that identifies climate adaptation strategies for agricultural...
15-04-2014
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Strategy document of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) regarding energy cooperation between Africa and Europe. The AEEP was launched in Lisbon...
10-04-2014
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Energy access, energy security and climate change are hot topics in Africa. This presentation summarises the most important present future energy...
08-04-2014
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Reducing the impact of climate variability and change on food production and livelihoods may be achieved by using available climate information to...
07-04-2014
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The Long Hedge
The book from Jason West presents how climate change impacts affect business in different forms depending on the company, industry and location....
31-03-2014
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This report from the Watershed Organisation Trust examines the energy scenario in Rural India considering issues such as availability, access,...
31-03-2014
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African Renewal
This article by Munang (UNEP’s Africa regional climate change co-ordinator) and Andrews (ecosystem adaptation officer UNEP’s Africa) explains the...
31-03-2014
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This article outlines the need and value of reliable weather, climate ant water information that would be of great importance in issuing early...
25-03-2014
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This paper reviews issues around groundwater and climate change in an African context with reference to the “Groundwater and Climate in Africa”...
06-03-2014
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This meta-synthesis of national climate change adaptation plans, policies and processes spans twelve countries at various stages of adaptation...
13-02-2014
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Successful climate negotiations for all of Africa (NECTAR).
04-12-2013
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UN REDD report
This policy brief explores the scope for complementarities and synergies in actions by the UN-REDD+ programme led by the United Nations Framework...
02-12-2013
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The article estimates the effects of mitigation actions to climate change on future drought events. Mitigation generally reduced future drought...
18-11-2013
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The report draws heavily on information provided by Parties to the UNFCCC, particularly that provided at three regional workshops held in Africa,...
16-11-2013
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Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) embraces a range of technologies for capture, transport, and storage of CO2 that together can be used to...
17-10-2013
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The implementation of renewable energy, energy efficiency and Carbon Capture and storage programmes can produce substantial benefits in terms of job...
15-10-2013
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The Africa Series of UNDP's thematic policy briefs and training modules on gender and climate change, including, a general overview, adaptation...
10-10-2013
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Africa's climatic vulnerability is coupled with a very low capacity to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.
08-10-2013
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The working paper examines the macroeconomic and sectoral competitiveness and carbon leakage impacts associated with a range of mitigation policy...
07-10-2013
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This new report argues for the need for greater and better engagement of stakeholders in REDD+ programs (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and...
30-09-2013
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