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November 2018
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This paper provides an overview of land use planning challenges and opportunities in the Greater Mekong Subregion and introduces tools to improve land use planning and management in the subregion.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study The Maldives: Leveraging public budgets for coastal adaptation projects shows how climate change induced sea-level rise will increase extreme levels due to storm surges and swell waves, exposing island populations, infrastructure and livelihood assets to increased flood risk.
July 2018
Panorama, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
This report, Solutions in Focus: Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, have compiled a number of inspiring best practice examples – blue solutions – that have had positive impacts on ecosystems, fish populations and on the economy of fishers and fishing communities.
June 2018
Panorama, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
In this booklet, Solutions in Focus: Financing sustainable management of marine and coastal biodiversity, examples of the implementation of financing mechanisms in the marine and coastal realm are featured.
May 2018
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group
This report, Consultation Draft for the Zambia Water Account , represents the first ever attempt at producing water accounts for the Republic of Zambia, following the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA), which aims at giving stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback to the work so far, such that a better version of the water accounts can be produced.
March 2018
Government of Rwanda, National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR), Ministry of Environment of Rwanda, Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), World Bank Group
This case study, Rwanda Natural Capital Accounts - Land , focuses on assets and changes in land use, land cover, and land values through Natural Capital Accounting approach. Natural Capital Accounting can add value in the development planning process, inform economic and statistics departments, and raise attention on economically important natural resource sectors.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Philipines , is conducted by GIZ in Philipines to understand the entry points of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA), and who were the pivotal parties, and how EbA can be further expanded in each country in the future. This study also stresses the importance of including EbA in the Climate Change Cluster on Adaptation and MitigationDisaster Risk Reduction agenda.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Peru , analyses the enabling and hindering factors with regards to the institutional setting, policy and legal framework as well as capacity and awareness, and shares lessons learned on Ecosystem-based Adaptation mainstreaming in Peru.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of Mexico , is conducted by GIZ in Mexico to understand the entry points of Ecosystem-based Adaptation, and who were the pivotal parties, and how EbA can be further expanded in each country in the future. This report is a comprehensive review of existing policy and strategy was made, which was followed by a set of interviews with parties located in government as well as private sector organisations who have often led on-the-ground activities to date.
January 2018
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This case study, Entry Points for Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation - The Case of South Africa , is conducted by GIZ in South Africa to understand the entry points of Ecosystem-based Adaptation, and who were the pivotal parties, and how EbA can be further expanded in each country in the future. This report is a comprehensive review of existing policy and strategy was made, which was followed by a set of interviews with parties located in government as well as private sector organizations who have often led on-the-ground activities to date.

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