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Lessons Learnt and Best
Practices UNDP Project
and Programmes
Yvette Kerslake
Programme Manager – Environment
& Climate Ch...
From UN Development Assistance
Framework (UNDAF) 2013-2017…
…to UN Pacific Strategy (UNPS) 2018-2022
The new strategy will...
SDG Mainstreaming
United Nations Development Programme
Outcome 1. Environment, Climate Change
and Disaster Risk Management
Improved resilience of PICTs,
with particular focus on...
Assist Governments to transition to green, inclusive,
low emission climate resilient development
Goal: Assist
Governments ...
Advancing climate resilient livelihoods
Supporting climate and economic resilient rural livelihoods, working on
long-term ...
Supporting the development of Climate Information and Early Warning Systems) to
countries respond to both short-term/rapid...
Ecosystem Based Adaptation to
Climate Change
Activities include:
 Promoting ecosystem resilience to climate change
•  e....
P3DM with communities in Samoa
Websites etc
• Visit: http://www.undp-alm.org
• http://www.ws.undp.org/
• https://www.facebook.com/undpsamoa/
• Https://ww...
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Samoa Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop 2016: Yvette Kerslake (UNDP) - Regional perspective on opportunities/ experiences to support Agritourism development and investment

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Samoa Agritourism Policy Setting Worskhop 2016
Linking Agriculture and Tourism through Policy setting:
Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting agritourism

Workshop organised by the Government of Samoa and CTA
in collaboration with PIPSO

Apia, Samoa, 13-16 December 2016

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Samoa Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop 2016: Yvette Kerslake (UNDP) - Regional perspective on opportunities/ experiences to support Agritourism development and investment

  1. 1. Lessons Learnt and Best Practices UNDP Project and Programmes Yvette Kerslake Programme Manager – Environment & Climate Change UNDP Multi Country Office Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau United Nations Development Programme
  2. 2. From UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2013-2017… …to UN Pacific Strategy (UNPS) 2018-2022 The new strategy will guide the collective response of the United Nations System to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) both at the national and regional level. UN Pacific Strategy
  3. 3. SDG Mainstreaming United Nations Development Programme
  4. 4. Outcome 1. Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Improved resilience of PICTs, with particular focus on communities, through integrated implementation of sustainable environmental management, climate change adaptation/mitigation & disaster risk management
  5. 5. Assist Governments to transition to green, inclusive, low emission climate resilient development Goal: Assist Governments to transition to green, inclusive, low emission climate resilient development Integrated Climate Strategies Climate Resilient Livelihoods Climate Information & Early Warning Systems Ecosystem Based Adaptation Climate Resilient Energy and Infrastructur e Climate resilient integrated water resource managemen t Community Resilience
  6. 6. Advancing climate resilient livelihoods Supporting climate and economic resilient rural livelihoods, working on long-term integrated planning and adaptation in all productive sectors.  Economic diversification  Advancing social protection(safety nets: insurance, cash for work)  Access to and adoption of technology Climate Resilient Livelihoods Status of UNDP Support (by end 2012): Countries: 58 Number of Initiatives: 61 Source of Funding: LDCF/SCCF/GEF Trust Fund/BMU, AusAID, Governments Grants : USD 256 million Total value of investments: USD 1.76 billion
  7. 7. Supporting the development of Climate Information and Early Warning Systems) to countries respond to both short-term/rapid onset climatic hazards, as well as long- term/slow onset change Strengthening Climate Information & Early Warning systems •Risk knowledge •Monitoring and predicting •Disseminating information •Responding to warnings Climate Information & Early Warning Systems  Rapid transfer and deployment of weather, climate observation and prediction technology  Strengthen human and financial systems  Improve the way information is used for planning Status of UNDP Support (by end 2012): Countries: 36 Number of Initiatives: 38 Source of Funding: LDCF/SCCF/Adaptation Fund BMU, AusAID, Governments Grants : USD 148 million Total value of investments: USD 546 million
  8. 8. Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change Activities include:  Promoting ecosystem resilience to climate change •  e.g. by improving management effectiveness for vulnerable species and ecosystems and reducing threats to BD and ecosystem  Fostering ecosystem-based adaptation to CC •  e.g. by conducting vulnerability assessments and CBAs with stakeholders to determine likely impacts of CC, identify high-priority actions for protecting natural systems and vulnerable communities  Implementing ecosystem-based CCM solutions •  e.g. by realizing multiple mitigation benefits of SLM  Strengthening the ability of to support CCA/M •  e.g. by creating the policy environment needed in order to enable protected areas to play a key role in CCM/A and resilience Managing and rehabilitating ecosystems for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change Ecosystem Based Adaptation
  9. 9. P3DM with communities in Samoa
  10. 10. Websites etc • Visit: http://www.undp-alm.org • http://www.ws.undp.org/ • https://www.facebook.com/undpsamoa/ • Https://www.facebook.com/SMSMCL
  11. 11. Thank You United Nations Development Programme

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