24 Jun 2011

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, being highly vulnerable to both natural disasters and social conflict. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works to ensure that Indonesia has the right tools to meet these challenges and to fulfil its tremendous potential.

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30 May 2011

This Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests including mitigation, adaptation, carbon accounting and markets, and biofuels.

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12 May 2011

As the world approaches the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which include a goal of reducing the proportion of hungry people by half – the 2010 Global Hunger Index (GHI) offers a useful and multidimensional overview of global hunger. The 2010 GHI shows some improvement over the 1990 GHI, falling by almost one-quarter.

12 May 2011

The handbook, prepared by the Africa Program of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), describes some of the many tools and approaches that Africans can use to promote public health, defend the natural and human environment, and protect human rights. Read the toolkit ELI "

26 Jul 2010

As part of the Poverty Mapping Project, FAO  prepared a Food Insecurity, Poverty and Environment Global GIS Database (FGGD) for global analysis of food insecurity and poverty in relation to environment.