Programme Performance Reports
UNEP Programme Performance Report 2013
United Nations Environment Programme

The 2012-2013 biennium completed the implementation of the first Medium-Term Strategy of UNEP for the period 2010-2013. For the first time in the history of the organization, results-based management principles were fully applied throughout the programme cycle, from planning to monitoring and evaluating our implementation. UNEP’s performance against Expected Accomplishments in the Programme of Work for the biennium 2012-2013 shows: - 64 per cent achieved on schedule||- 85 per cent of indicator targets that were achieved were over-exceeded||- 30 per cent partially achieved with work still underway in some cases. Financial (and human)||resources are not always available at the beginning of the biennium as funds are mobilized during the biennium in which results are to be achieved, sometimes affecting the pace of the organization’s delivery and expenditure rates||- 6 per cent not achieved, owing to indicators that were not possible to measure and were substituted with alternative performance measurements.


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2014
Reports and Books
CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion: Highlights
International Energy Agency

In the lead-up to the UN climate negotiations in Lima, the latest information on the level and growth of CO2 emissions, their source and geographic distribution will be essential to lay the foundation for a global agreement. To provide input to and support for the UN process, the IEA has made available the “Highlights” version of CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion. This annual publication contains estimates of CO2 emissions from 1971 to 2012 and selected indicators such as CO2/GDP, CO2/capita and CO2/TPES for more than 140 countries and regions.


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2014
Reports and Books
Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin: An Analysis of Economic Values at Risk
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

This report presents preliminary values-at-risk (VAR) estimates for key resources expected to be impacted by climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB). These include rural and urban infrastructure, worker productivity, crop production, hydroelectric power, and ecosystem services. To generate VAR estimates for each of these resources WRI utilized the climate modeling of USAID Mekong ARCC’s Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study for the LMB (hereafter referred to as “Climate Study”) used by ICEM to identify the geographic regions likely to be impacted by increases in flooding, drought, temperature extremes and sea level rise then applied existing methods local data sources to generate VAR estimates.


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2014
Reports and Books
Selected Green Growth Indicators in the Slovak Republic
Slovak Environment Agency

This publication summarizes the development and the present state of the individual indicators. Its ambition is to foster further development of our country in the area of the green growth strategy. Nevertheless, this publication is only the first step in the process of adopting measures that will result in the country’s sustainable economy.


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2014
Reports and Books
Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development: Insights from Practice
United Nations Environment Programme

Financing remains one of the greatest challenges in advancing sustainable development. Hundreds of trillions of dollars need to be invested over the coming decades to drive economic progress. The challenge will be ensuring that this investment is consistent with and supportive of sustainable development. UNEP is active alongside other parts of the UN and many other partners in creating the conditions to meet this challenge. It contributes to the development of national environmental policies and international agreements including, economic measures that steer sustainable production and consumption. Such measures range from engagement in macroeconomic planning, to fiscal action and public procurement, support to small and medium sized enterprises, research and development and technology deployment.


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2014
Reports and Books
Vital Signs: Biophysical Protocols Field Manual
Conservation International

Vital Signs (VS) was designed to address this challenge by providing integrated, near real-time measurements of agriculture, ecosystem services, and human well-being. These measurements are made at all of the scales relevant to agricultural decision making—from a household to a farm, a landscape, and at the scale of a nation.


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2014
Reports and Books
Waste Atlas Report
Waste Atlas Partnership (D-Waste, ISWA, University of Leeds, WtERT, Sweep-Net and SWAPI)

Most of dumpsites are located in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Northern Asian countries, namely in areas where more than two third of of the Earth’s population lives. According to World Health Organization (WHO), 24% of global burden of diseases could be attributed to the environment1 and for sure dumpsites have an important contribution.


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2014
Reports and Books
Vital Signs Ghana: The Measure of a Land
Conservation International, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana

Vital Signs (VS) was designed to address this challenge by providing integrated, near real-time measurements of agriculture, ecosystem services, and human well-being. These measurements are made at all of the scales relevant to agricultural decision making—from a household to a farm, a landscape, and at the scale of a nation.


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2014
Reports and Books
Zambia in Figures: 1964 - 2014
Central Statistical Office, Zambia

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) has compiled a summary of selected Demographic, Economic and Agricultural Statistics from 1964 to 2014. This data depicts how the economy has evolved socially and economically since 1964 from a statistical point of view. The data contained in this report are from the censuses and surveys that CSO has conducted since independence.


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2014
Reports and Books
Vital Signs: Biophysical Protocols Field Manual
Conservation International

Vital Signs (VS) was designed to address this challenge by providing integrated, near real-time measurements of agriculture, ecosystem services, and human well-being. These measurements are made at all of the scales relevant to agricultural decision making—from a household to a farm, a landscape, and at the scale of a nation.


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2014