In Bangladesh, women are often more vulnerable to climate hazards than men, as their mostly farming-based livelihoods are highly vulnerable to flooding and cyclones. However, women are often left out of community decisions and their views are not incorporated into climate change adaptation planning or disaster-risk reduction activities.

The Government of Rwanda has announced an ambitious climate action agenda that features a 38% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions compared to business as usual by 2030, equivalent to an estimated mitigation of up to 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e).

Africa must shift towards climate-informed development in order to ensure new projects are adaptable to climate conditions, and to reduce people’s vulnerability to the impact of climate change.

For three decades, advocates for climate change policy have simultaneously emphasized the urgency of taking ambitious actions to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provided false reassurances of the feasibility of doing so.

As a Party to the Convention, Nigeria has submitted its First and Second National Communications to the Conference of the Parties in 2003 and 2014 respectively. It has also submitted its first Biennial Update Report (BUR) in 2018, which contains updates of national Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventories.

A GEF-funded project is seeking to help climate-vulnerable coastal communities by using ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) – a type of ‘nature-based solution’ that uses ecosystem services to reduce the negative impacts of climate change.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the 13th annual performance report of its corporate results framework, the Development Effectiveness Review, a management tool that monitors performance and progress during 2019. The report focuses on progress achieved against 60 corporate performance indicators.

This report concerns the stocktaking meeting on the work of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) held in Antananarivo from 10 to 12 February 2020. It contains a summary of achievements, good practices and lessons learned from the work of the LEG in 2016–2020 as identified at the meeting.

We sincerely hope this letter finds you safe and healthy. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are facing an incredible challenge that touches each and every one with us. We must do all that we can to look after ourselves, family members and our communities first and foremost.

COP 24 requested the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) within its existing mandate and work plan, and the Adaptation Committee (AC) through its task force on national adaptation plans (NAPs) and within its existing mandate and work plan, to consider gaps and needs related to the process to formulate and implement NAPs that have been i

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