International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP)
The Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) is a new programme launched by IFAD in 2012 to channel climate and environmental finance to smallholder farmers so that they can increase their resilience. ASAP is a multi-year and multi-donor programme that has received substantial financial support from the Governments of Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Other donor countries are appraising a contribution.
Adaptation Academy Foundation Course: Creating Climate Adaptation Leaders
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United Nations Development Programme & Climate Change Adaptation - A Quarterly Update of Activities - Issue 10
This bulletin is produced by the UNDP-GEF Unit of UNDP’s Environment and Energy Group. It provides an overview of UNDP-GEF’s support to countries to affect policy and institutional change for climate change adaptation at the national, sub-national and community levels. It includes updates on a range of topics including the status of on-going projects, new project approvals, performance indicators, project impacts and results, and noteworthy announcements.
There is a growing consensus that climate change is transforming the context for rural development, changing physical and socio-economic landscapes and making smallholder development more expensive. But there is less consensus on how smallholder agriculture practices should change as a result. The question is often asked: what really is different about ‘climate-smart’ smallholder agriculture that goes beyond regular best practice in development? This article suggests three major changes:.....
The short documentary tells the story of the vulnerable community living under risk of GLOF in Northern Pakistan.
A UNDP managed and Adaptation Fund financed project, Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) in Northern Pakistan, will work to reduce risks and vulnerabilities from GLOFs and snow-melt flash floods.
UNDP film Himalayan Meltdown won the prestigious Platinum Award in the broadcast documentary category at the 45th Annual Worldfest International Film Festival. The one-hour film examines the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and the effects they have on the lives and livelihoods of billions of people in Asia.
The UNDP-Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM) is UNDP's knowledge-sharing platform on country led programmes and projects financed by the Least Developed Country Fund (LDCF), Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), Adaptation Fund (AF), bi-lateral donors and through decentralized cooperation supported by UNDP’s Down to Earth: Territorial Approach to Climate Change (TACC) project......