Libya has vast energy resources. With electricity prices heavily subsidized by the national government and people experiencing daily power outages, public awareness of the need to conserve energy is limited.
This blog is part of the Benefits of Climate Risk Management blog series that aims to provide evidence-based deep dives into USAID case studies. A USAID-funded Cambodia fisheries project outperformed productivity goals after incorporating climate-sensitive design, including planning for increased risk of drought and extreme heat events.
In December 2019, Typhoon Kammuri flooded parts of Legazpi City, one of the biggest natural hazard hotspots in the country. Earlier that year, USAID had helped the local water district develop an emergency preparedness plan for maintaining and restoring water services when disasters strike.
Sustainable transportation is critical for both inclusive economic growth and low-emissions development. A long-term strategy (LTS) is a policy tool that establishes a vision and pathway towards sustainable, low-emissions development to 2050, and helps national planners understand the actions needed to achieve that vision while also supporting national climate commitments.
The objective of this paper is to share lessons learned from supporting village-level planning within USAID LESTARI’s integrated landscape planning approach for improving forest management within four priority landscapes in Indonesia.
LESTARI supported a range of tools and approaches aimed at building the capacity and commitment of government, community, and private sector partners in more inclusive and equitable forms of land use governance.
The objective of this paper is to share lessons learned from supporting the optimization of the Reforestation Fund to improve forest management within the USAID LESTARI-supported landscape in Central Kalimantan Province.
This paper analyses current developments specifically in land use licensing governance in Indonesia and draws out the implications for the work of donors such as USAID supporting land governance programs.