Environment & Energy Reports A-Z

  • Second African Drought Risk and Development Forum Report
    Aug 1, 2007

    The Second Forum on African Drought Risk and Development (ADDF2) was held in Nairobi in October 2006. The Forum focused on the Greater Horn of Africa, following a drought that triggered a food crisis in that region. The report outlines key messages and recommendations for practitioners and policy makers along with key themes that emerged from the discussions.

  • The Global Drylands Imperative: Devolving Resource Rights and the MDGs in Africa
    Jul 1, 2007

    The paper analyzes a sample of existing or in-formulation policy frameworks governing access and security of tenure over major natural assets such as land, forests and wildlife. The fundamental question that runs through the analysis in the paper concerns the extent to which security of resource tenure can mediate the achievement of the MDGs.

  • Apr 1, 2004

    The report reviews experiences of the Multifunctional Platform Project in Mali and documents how modern energy services affect people's lives in terms of income, education, and rural women's status and health. It presents analytical insights into key factors affecting the relationship between energy services and development outcomes.

  • Apr 16, 2013

    The discussion paper aims to emphasize the importance of historical climate data, climate projections and climate vulnerability and risk studies for building climate resilient communities. The Africa Adaptation Programme, one of UNDP’s flagship programmes in Africa, is supporting improved access to, understanding of, and application for climate data and information.

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