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  1. Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Through Coastal Afforestation in Bangladesh (CBACC-CF PROJECT

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    Vulnerability in Bangladesh is worsened due to the high dependence of a majority of the population on climate-sensitive sectors, such as agriculture, forestry and fisheries. Compounding these vulnerabilities, Bangladesh is challenged with weak inf...
  2. Pakistan’s Initial National Communication on Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    From 2003The Government of Pakistan's Initial National Communication to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the endeavours of Pakistan to overcome the challenges being posed by climate change. It also outlines the pl...
    Attached File: pakistan nat comm1.pdf
  3. Nepal- Initial National Communication to the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    From 2004, document reflects the decisions and findings of the National Committee on Climate Change under the direction of the Ministry of Population and the Environment, which is the national focal point for climate change activities.
    Attached File: nepal nat comm1.pdf
  4. Mitigating Climate Change through Restoration and Management of Coastal Wetlands and Near-shore Marine Ecosystems Challenges and Opportunities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    Ecosystems in the land-ocean interface are gaining increased attention for the carbon they store in biomass and especially sediments. This makes them potential sources of significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if disturbed, but also valuable f...
  5. Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia Addressing Vulnerabilities to Glacier Melt Impacts

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Asia Bureau, with support from the Global Health Bureau, conducted a series of stakeholder and expert dialogues in 2009 with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar...
  6. Climate Change: Impacts, Vulnerabilities and Adaptation in Developing Countries

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat has produced this book to highlight the concerns and needs of developing countries in adapting to the effects of climate change. This book outlines the impact of climat...
  7. Emerging Issues for Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, other Governments and relevant United Nations, intergovernmental, non-governmental, regional and international organizations, indigenous and local communities, and the private sector were invited ...
  8. Bangkok Assessment Report on Climate Change 2009

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) recognizes that it has a responsibility to try to reduce the climate change problems threatening the living conditions of the people of Bangkok. Therefore,BMA in cooperation with UNEP has published thi...
  9. Biodiversity, Climate Change and Adaptation Nature-Based Solutions from the World Bank Portfolio

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    This paper is based on the most recent update of the World Bank biodiversity portfolio and summarizes the efforts of the World Bank Group (alternatively, WBG, the World Bank, or the Bank) over the past 20 years (1988–2008) to promote the conserv...
  10. USAID Climate Change and Development Strategy 2012- 2016

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    Consideration of climate change in strategic planning, program design, and project implementation across a wide range of development sectors is essential to the success of USAID’s mission. It is the responsibility of all development professional...
    Attached File: USAID GCC Strategy.pdf