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Action Pledges

Title

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

Partner Environmental Development Action (ENDA)

Date of submission 01/12/2008

Description

ENDA Action pledge

This Action pledge has been made by ENDA Energy, which works in the field of climate and development.  ENDA Energy shares the aspirations of the Nairobi work programme and pledges to undertake activities that contribute to the overall objectives of the programme.

The Action pledge aims to contribute 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.

It contributes to the areas of work:

  • Climate-related risks and extreme events
  • Socio-economic information
  • Adaptation planning and practices

Action pledge updates 
01/04/2009

ENDA Action pledge 1st update

01/09/2009

ENDA Action pledge 2nd update:

Scaling up community-based adaptation actions. Communities and Climate: Building Local Capacity for Adaptation

Promoting knowledge sharing and learning.

These updates were provided as contributions to and are 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."  ENDA also contributed substantially to Chapter 5 "Communicating climate risks."

Further information

ENDA Programme "Energie, Environnement, Développement"
http://energie.enda.sn

ENDA Prospectives Dialogues Politiques (DIAPOL)
http://www.endadiapol.org

Climate Change Capacity Development (C3D)
http://www.c3d-unitar.org

ACCCA  - Advancing Capacity to Support Climate Change Action
http://www.acccaproject.org/accca

WeAdapt
http://www.weadapt.org

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Terrestrial ecosystems
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Training
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Research
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.