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.
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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The paper undertakes a quantitative analysis of the current African CDM pipeline and then looks at the status of support measures for the CDM in...
06-03-2014
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This item assesses proposals for integration of climate change into EU energy policy since the early 2000 with a view to inform discussions on the...
06-03-2014
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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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A hydrological modelling at a catchment scale has been used to investigate the impact of climatic and land use change on water resources in data...
05-02-2014
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The impacts of climate change on agriculture may add significantly to the development challenges of ensuring food security and reducing poverty.
05-02-2014
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Sub-Saharan Africa needs to increase its energy supply drastically in order to meet its energy demand and support economic growth. Experts estimate...
03-02-2014
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This document summarises political commitments of The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) regarding energy cooperation between Africa and Europe. The...
31-01-2014
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This draft report provides guidance to protect health from climate change through health adaptation planning to support the integration of health...
19-12-2013
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This paper reflects on the progress made in climate change adaptation in the city of Durban since the launch of the Municipal Climate Protection...
19-12-2013
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This meta-synthesis of national climate change adaptation plans, policies and processes spans 12 countries at various stages of adaptation planning...
19-12-2013
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Climate change and its impact on water resources have become a reality in many parts of the world. Uncertainties in water supply as well as the...
19-12-2013
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In order to address climate/environmental change successfully and sustainably, it is vital to foster collaborative relationships between national,...
19-12-2013
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This paper presents the results of a study that investigated barriers to action on climate change adaptation in eight municipalities in the Western...
19-12-2013
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The paper presents a framework for prioritizing adaptation approaches at a range of timeframes. The framework is illustrated by four case studies...
19-12-2013
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Alexandra Township Johannesburg local government water and energy
Water and energy supply are two of the most important responsibilities of municipalities in South Africa. The authors show that increased rainfall...
19-12-2013
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To ensure a food-secure future, farming must become climate resilient. Around the world, governments and communities are adopting innovations that...
18-12-2013
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Most Sub-Saharan African countries have low energy coverage. Country leaders are doing deliberated efforts to put in place Country Energy Strategies...
17-12-2013
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While agriculture contributes significantly to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which need mitigating, it also provides opportunities for significant...
17-07-2013
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Climate change will exacerbate existing vulnerabilities to land degradation, floods and drought in Africa and will challenge farmers and communities...
17-07-2013
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Access to electricity is essential for human life. Increasing electricity availability contributes to improved social development and faster economic...
16-07-2013
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This paper explains different approaches to using Marginal Abatement Cost (MAC) curves as a mitigation decision tool. It also demonstrates...
16-07-2013
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IEA report sees renewable power increasingly cost-competitive with new fossil-fuel generation, but agency warns against complacency
10-07-2013
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In the last two decades greenhouse gas emissions increased substantially developing countries, especially in the so called economies in transition....
08-07-2013
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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture are responsible for a significant fraction of anthropogenic emissions, yet while emissions from...
08-07-2013
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The majority of research and writing on climate change and planning focuses on mitigation, reducing emissions and climate change impacts over long...
08-07-2013
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Nahua boy in his ancestral territory, South East Peru
The report summarises some key issues relevant for indigenous peoples, building on statements and policy platforms adopted by Indigenous Peoples’...
08-07-2013
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The Boma Project, in the Marsabit District of Northern Kenya, was implemented as an alternative to microcredit to combat poverty. This project...
28-06-2013
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