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Guinea

Guinea

  • Mobilization of financial resources for deploying adaptation technologies

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
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    Completed
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    This Technology Transfer Advances Guinea's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to quickly reduce its vulnerability for the benefit of both its own people and its neighbours by adaptation committments such as reviving economic activities, preserving ecosystems and water resources, boost resilience of communities in coastal zones, and support the adaptation efforts of rural communities to develop agro-sylvo-pastoral techniques.

    CTCN Response

  • CTCN/Radboud summer school: Climate action for sustainable development (presentations)

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    News
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    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) together with the Radboud University (the Netherlands) organized a summer school on the climate action for sustainable development. There were 28 participants from 23 different countries of which CTCN is sponsoring 15 participants from the Least Developed Countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Chad, Djibouti, Guinea, Malawi, Myanmar, Mozambique, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia). 

  • CTCN in Media: Fifteen West African Countries to Build a Gender-Just Energy System

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    News
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    Copenhagen Post

    Energy poverty is high in West Africa: less than half of the population has access to electricity and women’s potential as active participants in the energy sector has been underutilised. However, fifteen West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo) are now putting women at the forefront of a new energy strategy to develop and enable increased access to climate friendly energy throughout the region. 

  • Climate Change and Development Authority

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    Organisation
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    Papua New Guinea
    Relation to CTCN:
    TA proponent

    Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority shapes and implements the Government’s Climate Change (Management) Act.

    Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) is the coordinating entity for all climate change related policy and actions in Papua New Guinea and the designated National Authority under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The CCDA was established in September 2015 and replaces the former Office of Climate Change and Development.

  • Informe de la nutrición mundial 2015: Acciones y responsabilidades para hacer progresar la nutrición y el desarrollo sostenible

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    Publication
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    En vísperas de entrar en la era post 2015 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ods), el mundo debe hacer frente a problemas aparentemente inextricables. La malnutrición no debería estar entre ellos. Los países que están determinados a alcanzar rápidos avances en la reducción de la malnutrición pueden hacerlo, pues los incentivos para mejorar en este campo son fuertes. Una buena nutrición es el fundamento vital para el desarrollo del ser humano y esencial para alcanzar su máximo potencial.

  • Welthunger-Index 2014: Herausforderung verborgener Hunger

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    Publication
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    Ein Jahr bevor die Frist zur Erreichung der Millenniums-Entwicklungsziele im Jahr 2015 abläuft, bietet der Welthunger-Index (WHI) einen facettenreichen Überblick über die Verbreitung des Hungers und trägt neue Erkenntnisse darüber in die weltweite Debatte, wie Hunger und Mangelernährung verringert werden können. Betrachtet man die Entwicklungsländer als Gruppe, so hat sich die Hungersituation dort seit 1990 verbessert. Dem WHI 2014 zufolge ist seitdem ein Rückgang um 39 Prozent zu verzeichnen.

  • West African agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis

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    Publication
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    This book examins the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa - Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo - and explores how climate change will increase the efforts needed to achieve sustainable food security throughout the region. West Africa's population is expected to grow at least through mid-century. The region will also see income growth. Both will put increased pressure on the natural resources needed to produce food, and climate change makes the challenges greater.

  • Taking action: Progress and challenges in implementing nutrition policies and programs

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    Publication
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    TO BE EFFECTIVE, COMMITMENTS TO ACTION MUST BE IMPLEMENTED AND ENFORCED. THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES AND INTERVENTIONS DEPENDS on converting political commitment to practical action. How are governments and other stakeholders doing in implementing policies and interventions that reflect commitment?