Adaptation and resilience

Climate Change Adaptation Unit has been focusing on four priority areas.The first, UN Environment’s Ecosystem based Adaptation flagship comprises a portfolio of on-the-ground adaptation interventions across a variety of ecosystems - mountains, small island developing state coastal, periurban areas, etc. 

  • Designed to use ecosystem management to enhance human resilience to climate change. Global policy work fostering mainstreaming of ecosystem based solutions to climate change within national development plans and actions is underpinned by resolution 8 of the first United Nations Environmental Assembly in 2014. 

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EBAFOSA Benin National Branch Launch

Following the 6th Special Session of the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) supported the establishment of the Africa Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA), its’…

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Barney Dickson
Head of Climate Change Adaptation Unit
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