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Patricia Rodriguez Fortun posted Information 6 October 2017

 

Enhancing environmental sustainability and climate resilience of national agriculture planning and EU support

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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 26 August 2013
At last year's Rio+20 sustainable development conference, Green Economy emerged as one of the two main issues, alongside strengthening the institutional framework for sustainable development. But how can we translate what has been referred to as the ‘rather abstract’ concept of Green Economy into concrete development cooperation activities and results? Achim Halpaap of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) recently delivered the ‘Introduction To An Inclusive Green Economy’ training, and shares his ideas. 
18
Mar
From
18 March 2014 to 21 March 2014
Organised byEuropeaid - Unit C2

*Training Objectives* The specific *objectives* of the course are that course participants become: * Aware of the linkages between environment, climate change, green economy and development * Aware of the benefits and challenges of integrating environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Confident and familiar with the proposed framework and tools for integrating environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Confident and familiar with the similarities, synergies and differences between the integration of environment and climate change in development cooperation (internal integration) versus the integration of environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Motivated and equipped to support government and other stakeholders to (design a programme to) integrate environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes

Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 22 July 2010
The roaming farming practices of nomadic pastoralists may appear to have altered little in hundreds of years, but in today’s unpredictable age of climate change these ancient practices may hold the key to flexible farming in hostile environments and donors should do more to support them, say experts.
18
Aug
From
18 August 2015 to 9 September 2015
in Washington DC (United States)
Organised byWorld Bank

This course is designed to provide learners with an overview of the critical
concepts of climate finance as well as tangible best practices for scaling-up
international climate finance to address mitigation and adaptation activities
in developing countries.

As the crucial role of bees as pollinators of the world’s food supply is increasingly becoming common knowledge, reports about the serious decline of honeybee populations in Europe and the USA have alarmed governments, the private sector and the general public. A similar decline in Africa and Asia has the potential to further threaten the world’s biodiversity, in addition to compromising the food security and livelihoods of millions of rural resource-poor farmers, as well as having negative impacts on the agricultural income of commercial farmers.
07
Jun
From
7 June 2017 to 8 June 2017
in Brussels (Belgium)

Come and join the GCCA+ community at GCCA+ Lab debate on June 8 at 13:30 on "The role of CSOs supporting climate change and sustainable development agenda"

Visit Stand 66, the EU DEVCO Environment and Climate change facilities stand, including the GCCA+ initiative, showcasing their contribution to the implementation of major EU and global commitments on Sustainable Development and Climate Change.

 

Thorben Kruse posted Information 20 May 2010

This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. Land, Environment and Climate Change offers an overview of the relationship between land tenure, land management approaches and the environment.

Christophe Legrand posted Information 23 January 2018
Dear Members,
 
Please find here the Sustainable Energy for SIDS online course for policy makers developed by UNDP Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainable Development of SIDS, based in Aruba in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

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