Consultants' reports describe activities by a consultant or group of consultants related to preparing a technical assistance project. This document dated September 2017 is provided for the ADB project 44141-012.
All eyes are on her as she stands up. Her impassioned voice is a magnet, pulling people’s attention. Her tone is resolute and confident, almost like a political candidate campaigning to get votes.
The woman, however, is not a politician, although the work she is doing is also for the good of her locality. Rather, she is a community volunteer of Kalahi-CIDSS (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan; Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services), the community-driven development (CDD) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Philippines.
In Lushoto, Tanzania, a cluster of CCAFS climate-smart villages nestle in the stunning Eastern Arc Mountains, stretching between Tanzania and Kenya. The richly diverse landscape is a hotspot of biodiversity, its sloping hillsides supporting a wide range of agricultural produce – from vegetables, beans, sugarcane and cassava to agroforestry.
The Coastal Cities Environmental Sanitation Project provided drainage, wastewater collections and treatment plants as well solid waste management facilities and conducted a comprehensive capacity building program in the cities of Dong Hoi, Quy Nhon and Nha Trang.
This publication provides a step-by-step methodological approach to help project teams assess and incorporate climate change adaptation measures into energy investment projects. While the focus of the guidelines is at the project level, an improved understanding of climate change impacts should also be used to incorporate climate change considerations into energy planning and policy at the country level.