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Action Pledges

Title

Promoting the development and dissemination of methods and tools for assessment and improvement of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) planning, measures and actions, including integration with sustainable development

Partner International Union for Conservation of Nature (World Conservation Union , IUCN)

Date of submission 01/05/2009

Description

IUCN Action pledge

The action pledge refers to the thematic area of the Nairobi work programme on Adaptation planning and practices.  In particular, IUCN pledges to:

  • Promote the development and dissemination of tools and methods for ecosystem-based adaptation
  • Implement ecosystem-based adaptation projects
  • Collect and disseminate information on ecosystem-based adaptation
  • Further communication and dialogue amidst multiple stakeholders on ecosystem-based adaptation, from national to international level
Action pledge updates 
01/09/2009

IUCN Action pledge update. Developing and disseminating methods and tools

Developing practical tool kits in support of adaptation planning and implementation.

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".

25/09/2010

Climate change and development project update

25/09/2010

Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network (ELAN) update

25/09/2010

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative update

25/09/2010

Water and Nature Initiative (WANI) update

Further information

IUCN climate change initiative
http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/iucnclimate_change_april_2009__final.pdf
Mangroves for the Future Initiative
http://www.mangrovesforthefuture.org/index.html
Water and Nature Initiative
http://www.fsd.nl/naturevaluation/71524
CHRISTAL tool
http://www.cristaltool.org/
CHANGE toolkit
http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/water/resources/toolkits/?1138/Change-adaptation-of-water-resources-management-to-climate-change

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Sector Oceans and coastal areas
Terrestrial ecosystems
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Training
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Target group Academics
Communities
Policy makers
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.