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Environmental Development Action (ENDA)



ENDA has worked in Africa for 35 years.  It is a fundamentally African organization, being one of the largest international African NGOs in existence, set up in 1973 and headquartered in Dakar, Senegal.  Its principal mission is to reduce poverty through improving the lot of African peoples while strengthening socio-ecological resilience. 

Action pledges 

Concrete contribution to an enhancement of adaptive capacity and socio-ecological resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa through a series of interconnected field based and knowledge management activities

  Lawrence Stuart Flint
Coordinator: Climate Change, Vulnerability and Adaptation
Further information

Community-based adaptation

ENDA's ongoing activities on adaptation and freshwater

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Terrestrial ecosystems
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Economic diversification
Methods and tools
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Regional

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.