Assessments and Background Documents

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TACC Uganda – Climate Profiles and Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment


This report presents an assessment of meteorological data, descriptions of the current climate and an assessment of climate projections and vulnerability to climate change for the Mbale region of Uganda.

TACC Uganda – Analysis of Adaptation and Mitigation Options


The study analyses the adaptation and mitigation options for the Mbale region of Uganda with the aim of providing information for the design of the Integrated Territorial Climate Plan (ITCP). The ITCP in turn, will offer the region an effective response to climate change that is tailored to local circumstances.

Making Climate Information Work for Agricultural Development - World Politics Review - Hansen 2012

Agricultural production depends heavily on the climate, particularly in developing countries where rainfed agriculture is predominant. Therefore, information about changing environmental conditions is essential for any decision-maker in agriculture.

Buying Time: A Users Manual for Building Resistance and Resilience to Climate Change in Natural Systems (WWF)


A vast array of scientific literature now makes it abundantly clear that the climate is changing and ecosystems are being affected by these changes. Much as awareness has been raised about invasive species, environmental contaminants, altered hydrology, and habitat fragmentation, conservation practitioners must now address cli- mate change. This manual, developed by the World Wildlife Federation, aims to assist natural resource and protected area managers as they begin to consider how to respond to this growing threat.

UNFCCC - The Nairobi Work Programme: On Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change (July 2010)

A synthesis of outcomes, good practices, lessons learned, and future challenges and opportunities.

National Capacity Self-Assessment, Bolivia - 2006 (Spanish)

The goal of the National Capacity Self-Assessment is to enhance global environmental management by mainstreaming the provisions of the Rio Conventions into enhanced decentralized environmental management.

The project objective will be achieved through the following outcomes:

Capacity Building for Optimization of Information and Monitoring System in Armenia - Project Document (December 2007)

The project will strengthen Armenia's capacity for environmental information management in order to improve the reporting process to the Conventions, as well as to ensure national sustainable development through improved monitoring and information management for better environmental policy development. Environmental monitoring and information management is critical for understanding the current status and dynamic changes in the state of environment.