Natural river shifting and human changes to the landscape can drastically redirect floodwaters from year to year, making anticipating flood paths extremely tricky. Because rising sea surface temperatures are fueling more frequent and severe rainfall extremes, faster flood mapping is in high demand.
Forests are our allies in the global fight against climate change. In addition to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and producing oxygen, forests also provide sustainable sources of income for forest communities and contribute to water security, which is the foundation for food security.
Integrating biodiversity and sustainable landscapes objectives in development programming can increase the sustainability of interventions, amplify results and reduce costs. ‘Integrating Biodiversity and Sustainable Landscapes in USAID Programming’ highlights these and other key considerations for USAID staff and development practitioners interested in connections between biodiversity and sustainable landscapes priorities.
This is the second blog in a two-part series detailing the Climate Finance Readiness Program (CF Ready), a program implemented by GIZ that receives joint support from USAID and the Ministry for Environment of the Czech Republic on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Regina Bernhard, Johannes Schroeten, Jonathan Cook
At the September Adaptation Community Meeting, panelists from the Millennium Challenge Corporation and USAID and its implementing partners will discuss the infrastructure challenge at hand and propose practical solutions.
This briefer provides an overview of key challenges and recommendations for improving public-private sector communication and collaboration to facilitate investment in climate-smart commodity production in Cambodia.
This white paper aims to illuminate women working in the energy sectors in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam as part of a gender and renewable energy assessment informing the program’s Gender Implementation Plan.
The USAID Clean Power Asia program works with Lower Mekong countries and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states to encourage power sector investments in environmentally friendly, grid-connected renewable energy sources.