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Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands

  • INDC of Marshall Islands

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    National Plan
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    Marshall Islands

    RMI commits to a quantified economy-wide target to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) to 32% below 2010 levels by 2025.RMI communicates, as an indicative target, its intention to reduce its emissions of GHGs to 45% below 2010 levels by 2030.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Marshall Islands

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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • PacGeo - Pacific Spatial Data Infrastructure

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    PacGeo is an open access geospatial data repository for the Pacific Region providing premier geophysical, geodetic, and marine spatial data sets. Developed through collaboration between the GeoScience Division of Secretariat of the Pacific Community (GSD/SPC), University of Sydney, Geoscience Australia (GA), and GRID-Arendal. The development of PacGeo was combined with targeted training and capacity building activities conducted at the Pacific Maritime Boundary Working Group Meetings, held twice yearly at the University of Sydney and at other ad hoc events in the region.

  • Climate diplomacy: Seeing the bigger picture

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    Diplomacy is essential to integrating climate change into foreign policy, and developing the conditions for securing an international climate agreement by 2015. This policy brief outlines the critical elements of effective climate diplomacy; and identifies approaches that countries, especially the least developed countries (LDCs), can consider to develop their own capacity for successful climate diplomacy. Stronger climate diplomacy can support a successful outcome at the UNFCCC negotiations by helping to establish climate change as a national strategic priority.

  • PACC Demonstration Guide: Improving the public water supply system in Majuro, Marshall Islands

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    On all islands in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) rainwater is the primary source of freshwater, putting the country at high risk from droughts. The water sector was therefore chosen by the RMI Government to benefit from the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project which has been working since 2008 to increase the country’s resilience to drought events. The island of Majuro was selected as the site for the project as it is the most densely populated area in the RMI.

  • Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment

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    Publication
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    This report discusses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region; it was undertaken in order to inform USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA). The report’s analysis is based on stakeholder consultations and literature reviews. It focuses on 19 countries: Cambodia, China, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu and Vietnam. The report begins by outlining vulnerability and adaptation priorities in the region.