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Uganda, Kenya, and Somalia are demonstrating that real progress towards climate action is possible.
As the converging forces of climate change and conflict are reshaping development in the region, climate security has moved up the political agenda.
New infrastructure that ensures water security and prevents soil erosion is a lifeline for farmers and herders, amidst severe drought.
Here are the many faces of loss and damage around the world –and what it can look like for those on the frontlines.
There is an urgency to respond to the loss and damage caused by climate change. Those most affected are often the most vulnerable populations.
Highlighting some of the countries making strides in the fight against climate change this year.
Long-term development is key to fighting drought and saving lives.
We spoke to Kishan Khoday, Regional Team Leader – Nature, Climate and Energy, about strategic priorities for countries in the region.
In recent years, Somalia has worked to carve a climate-resilient path forward, but success depends on international financial support.
MENACW 2022 was held from 28 to 31 March in Dubai, hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates.
In 2021, seven countries in the Arab States region submitted more ambitious climate pledges with support from Climate Promise.
Climate change is not just an environmental phenomenon. It also has significant ramifications for peace, stability and security.
With funding from the GEF and support from UNDP, nature-based climate actions are building a climate-resilient future for the people of Puntland.
Around the world some 2.2 billion people lack safely managed drinking water, 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation, and 700 million…