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Action Pledges

Title

Provision of global public goods for adaptation

Partner World Food Programme (WFP)

Date of submission 01/11/2007

Description

WFP Action pledge III

The main purpose of this project is:

  • To prepare for the increased risk of hunger associated with some of the impacts of climate change  by augmenting WFP’s early warning and disaster risk management capabilities.
  • To help countries and regional organisations take an active role in building their own capacity for adaptation and mitigation.
  • To be prepared for climate- and non-climate related humanitarian emergencies, and their impacts on hunger.
Action pledge updates 
01/10/2008

WFP Action pledge III 1st update

01/09/2009

WFP Action pledge III 2nd update: Assessing impacts of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

This update was provided as a contribution to and is summarised in the Nairobi work programme publication "Action Pledges: Making a difference on the ground. A synthesis of outcomes, good practices, lessons learned, and future challenges and opportunities"

Further information

New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
http://www.nepad.org/
United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD)
http://www.unhrd.org/
Inter-Agency Standing Committy (IASC)
http://www.humanitarianinfo.org/iasc/pageloader.aspx?page=content-default
 Food Security Outlook Forums (concept note)
http://unfccc.int/files/adaptation/sbsta_agenda_item_adaptation/application/pdf/wfp_draft_actionpledge_nov.pdf

Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Disaster risk reduction
Early warning systems
Humanitarian assistance
NWP work area Methods and tools
Socio-economic information
Target group Communities
Practitioners

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.


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