Issue Briefs A-Z

  • Study on the State National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa
    Nov 3, 2016

    This is a Report on the findings and recommendations emanating from a study (undertaken from June 2014 to March 2015) on the state of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa, conducted for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Network for African Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI).

  • Weather and Climate Systems - Africa
    Oct 28, 2016

    UNDP supports climate information and early warning system projects in 11 African nations through its Programme on Climate Information for Resilient Development in Africa (CIRDA).

  • Apr 16, 2013

    The Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) is a strategic climate change initiative designed to help create more informed climate change adaptation decision-making and more effective implementation of those decisions in each of the 20 participating countries. This document gathers media coverage of the AAP and describes some of the on the ground experiences of the programme.

  • Aug 7, 2009

    The review is a useful resource for policy-makers seeking an overview of forestry / bio-energy regulation and promotion, and project proponents seeking to develop CDM or voluntary market carbon projects. The chapters are organized in terms of the production cycle, beginning with forest bio-carbon and then moving into domestic bio-energy and charcoal production.

  • Oct 21, 2010

    The African Adaptation Programme is not an adaptation project in its own right, but rather a programme that helps countries develop their capacities to finance and manage adaptation projects more effectively within a long-term planning framework. This brochure describes the approach.