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Action Pledges

Title

Scaling up local and community-based projects to reduce vulnerability

Partner World Food Programme (WFP)

Date of submission 01/11/2007

Description

WFP Action pledge II

The main purpose of this project is:

  • To prepare for the increased risk of hunger associated with climate change by augmenting WFP’s adaptation- and mitigation-related targeted employment and training programmes.
  • To help local communities in developing countries take an active role in building their own resilience to climate change.
Action pledge updates 
01/10/2008

WFP Action pledge II 1st update

01/09/2009

WFP Action pledge II 2nd update. Scaling up community-based adaptation actions

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 Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Target group Communities

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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