Tagged on: Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s climate stories in Dari language - Interview with Ahmad Reza Rafat
UNEP

Afghanistan’s climate stories in Dari - Interview with Ahmad Reza Rafat


Download: Dari
2017
Afghanistan’s climate stories in Dari language - Interview with Ahmad Reza Rafat
UNEP

Afghanistan’s climate stories in Dari language - Interview with Ahmad Reza Rafat


Download: Arabic
2017
Reports and Books
Gender equality and the environment: A Guide to UNEP's work
United Nations Environment Programme

This document outlines the linkages between gender equality and the environment, the impacts of gender inequality, how unequal participation in policy- and decision-making stymie effective action on tackling environmental challenges, and opportunities to unlock the untapped potential of both men and women in confronting these challenges. The document will also describe how UNEP, in accordance with its Policy and Strategy, is endeavouring to redress this gender imbalance.


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2016
Case Study
Mountain partners: Applying ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) for sustainable and resilient development planning in the Koh-E Baba mountains, Afghanistan
United Nations Environment Programme

This case study documents the experience, results and lessons of the Eco-DRR demonstration project in Afghanistan, which was implemented in three valleys of the Koh-e Baba Mountain area. The Eco-DRR project aimed to reduce harsh winter,
flood and avalanche risks by promoting improved ecosystem management through a landscape approach. This approach entails bottom-up development planning, which takes into account environmental sustainability and disaster risk reduction, starting from villages and moving up to the entire landscape of the Koh-e Baba Mountains.


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2016
The Afghanistan Resilience Consortium (ARC)
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet highlights the key partners and components of Afghanistan Resilience Consortium’s four-year project “Strengthening the Resilience of Afghanistan’s Vulnerable Communities against Natural Disasters” (2015-2019).


Download: Dari, English
2015
Developing core capacity for MEA impelementation and natural resource management in Afghanistan
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet highlights the key partners, outputs and components of a three-year project (2015-2017) UNEP and the National Environmental Protection Agency are collaborating on in order to strengthen Afghanistan’s capacity to comply with multilateral environmental agreements.


Download: English, Dari, Factsheet_MEA_pashto.pdf
2015
Afghanistan's Second National Communication (SNC) under the UNFCCC (2015-2016)
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet highlights the process, outputs and outcomes of the preparation and submission of Afghanistan’s Second National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, with the aim of strengthening the country’s technical and institutional capacity to integrate climate change priorities into national development policies, plans, and strategies.


Download: English, Pashto, Dari
2015
Daikundi: Building adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change
United Nations Environment Programme

This Fact Sheet summarizes the pilot field demonstrations Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEP) and UNEP are conducting in Daikundi. The work aims to build environmental adaptation and resilience of vulnerable villages to climate change impacts and build capacity of local institutions to address climate change risk within the peri-urban extent of the rapidly developing Nili Town.


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2015
Balkh: Building adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change
United Nations Environment Programme

This Fact Sheet summarizes the pilot field demonstrations Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEP) and UNEP are conducting in Balk. The work is aimed at increasing the resilience of local communities to the impacts of climate change, as well as build the capacity of local environmental institutions to research, plan for, and reduce climate change risks.


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2015
Afghanistan Environmental Data Center (AEDC)
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet highlights the Afghanistan Environmental Data Center (AEDC). Initiated by the National Environmental Protection Agency and UNEP, the AEDC provides geospatial knowledge, technologies and infrastructure to all stakeholders engaged and interested in Afghanistan’s sustainable future.


Download: English, Dari, Pashto
2015