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UNDP Begins Implementing GEF Community-Based Adaptation Project

Undp_logo2008: In accordance with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Strategic Priority on Adaptation, which aims to build up the resilience of small communities vis-à-vis climate change impacts, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has begun implementing the GEF-funded Community-Based Adaptation Project.  

The programme will focus on 10 countries – Bangladesh, Bolivia, Guatemala, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Samoa, Vietnam - under the Small Grants Programme, and is expected to support 80-200 small scale climate change adaptation projects in each country, focusing on community-based natural resource management over the 2008-2011 period.  Link | UNDP |