Jamaican farmer
In 2020, the most visited resources on Climatelinks were focused on improving climate risk management. This photo depicts Fradian Murray, a research assistant assessing a cassava trial plot in Jamaica. Through the USAID-funded Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change project, Fradian is helping smallholder farmers secure better livelihoods and futures in the face of climate change.

Top 5 Resources of 2020

By Isabela Barriga

Climatelinks’ Resource Library houses a variety of climate-related resources from scaling up energy efficiency to community-based forestry enterprises. In 2020, the Climatelinks community contributed over 150 resources on a wide range of topics. Did you contribute a resource to Climatelinks or do you have a favorite resource? Let us know in the comments and see if your resource made the list of most popular resources! Below are the five most visited resources of 2020:

5. Climate Risk Management Resources and Training is the go-to repository of resources and online training to support climate risk management (CRM). This resource provides background information about CRM at USAID .

4. The Climate Risk Screening and Management Tools page is a useful reference for CRM strategy, project, and activity design. The tools help users assess and address climate risks, which can improve the effectiveness and sustainability of development interventions.

3. Country Pages showcase USAID’s programs by country and region. Each country page provides information about climate change impacts, greenhouse gas emissions, context indicators, and USAID climate and development programs.

2. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Fact Sheets provide information that is useful for identifying climate change mitigation opportunities. Each country or region fact sheet breaks down GHG emissions in the country by sector, emissions trends, and how they relate to its gross domestic product and mitigation strategies. A user guide explains the information presented in the GHG Emissions Fact Sheets.

1. Climate Risk Profiles summarize key climate stressors and risks most relevant to development objectives in a region or country. The Profiles include climate change impacts on key sectors, the policy context, and information regarding climate change activities in the corresponding geography.

Do you have an idea for a Climatelinks resource? We would love to hear from you! Submit your resource to the Climatelinks team or email us to discuss next steps.

Adaptation, Climate Change Integration, Climate Finance, Climate Policy, Climate Risk Management, Gender and Social Inclusion, Indigenous, Mitigation, Urban, Water and Sanitation, Weather

Isabela Barriga

Isabela Barriga serves as the social media manager, content entry and work flow coordinator for Climatelinks. She assists with knowledge management, research, and writing blogs. Previously, Isabela provided communication and content management support to organizations such as the United Nations Volunteers programme in Ecuador and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in Washington, DC. Isabela holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Maryland, College Park and a minor in International Development & Conflict Management.

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