Factsheet | 03/2018

Energy security and the new role of renewable energy

Energy security is crucial to economic development. In the Philippines, increasing demand for electricity, frequent natural disasters, heavy reliance on foreign fuel imports and the country’s archipelagic geography all make ensuring energy security particularly challenging. Renewable energy can help to ensure a reliable, resilient and cost-efficient energy supply.

This factsheet is part of a series on energy issues relevant to current policy discussions in the Philippines. It aims to provide policymakers and sector practitioners with a rapid overview of some of the most pressing issues in this dynamically evolving sector.

report | 03/2018

Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Kenya

This report explains how the goal of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative have been achieved in Kenya. Sustaining and strengthening the resilience of community conservation practices, including Indigenous Peoples’ and community conserved territories and areas in light of existing or potential external and internal threats.

report | 03/2018

Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Ghana

This report captures the results of the assessment in three communities in Ghana containing the methodology as well as policies, legal frameworks, institutions and traditional conservation practices that support community resilience. Furthermore, it gathers actions by communities to resolve challenges and threats and gives recommendations towards making CCRA communities resilient.

report | 02/2018

Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring

The Passenger and Freight Transport Volume offers a guide to existing methodologies for GHG quantification of different types of transport mitigation actions. The Transport Volume is the latest volume of the UNFCCC’s Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring, a multi-stakeholder effort to provide a resource map of methodologies and tools for establishing baselines and monitoring emissions reductions from climate change mitigation actions.

Study | 02/2018

Gender and Adaptation Planning in the Agricultural Sectors: The Case of Uganda

This case study chronicles Uganda’s experiences developing a gender‑responsive National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector (NAP-Ag) and related capacity development for gender-responsive planning, budgeting and policy formulation.

Study | 02/2018

Challenges and Opportunities for Urban Climate Finance – Lessons Learned from eThekwini, Santiago de Chile and Chennai

This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three partner countries South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on CFCC’s partner cities eThekwini, Santiago de Chile and Chennai. This includes recommendations for improving municipal/city access to funding instruments for climate change related work and for better integrating climate change into planning mechanisms.

Factsheet | 02/2018

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans, Seas and Marine Resources

The Earth's wealth of ecosystems, species and genetic diversity provides the foundation for human life and our wellbeing. This is particularly true of coastal and marine ecosystems, which cover 70% of our Earth's surface.

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