GHG Forecasting in Key Sectors and Impact Assessment of Climate Change Mitigation Policies and Measures

Tajikistan has implemented in recent years a number of policies and measures (PAMs)6 to mitigate climate change reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Assessing the impact of these measures, and additional PAMs that will be implemented in the future, is key for tracking progress of the achievement of national targets (i.e. NDC), facilitating policymaking and improving the …

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Integrative Land Use Management Approaches in Tajikistan

A significant part of the population of the Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) relies upon land resources to sustain their livelihoods. Pastures, cropland and forests are the basis for food security and provide income opportunities for many people in the region. About 60 percent of the region’s population lives in rural …

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Conservation Standards Applied to Ecosystem-based Adaptation (CoSEbA) guidance

This guidance builds on the already widely used Conservation Measures Partnership’s Open Stand- ards for the Practice of Conservation (Conservation Standards) to propose a method for designing, im- plementing and learning from ecosystem-based ad- aptation (EbA) interventions. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) defines EbA as “the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services as part …

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For Promoting Biodiversity and Conserving Ecosystem Services in Agrarian Landscapes in Tajikistan

The global project “Biodiversity and ecosystem services in agrarian landscapes” was commissioned by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Tajikistan, India, and Kenya, where GIZ works in close cooperation with …

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INTEGRATING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES INTO DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

Nature is the source of life. Human wellbeing depends largely on the benefits that ecosystems provide. Services such as water purification, soil fertility, pollination and erosion prevention – to name just a few – are essential for food production, climate change adaptation and the protection of infrastructure and human settlements from extreme weather events. Yet …

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INTEGRATING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES INTO DEVELOPMENT PLANNING – AGRARIAN LANDSCAPE

The stepwise IES approach aims to provide practitioners with a practical and policy-relevant framework for integrating ecosystem services into development planning, emphasizing the case of economies where agriculture plays a major role. The table below summarises these steps. They are described in detail in the IES manual.

GIZ, Integrating Ecosystem Services (IES) into Devt Planning, Manual for Trainers

Nature is the source of life. Human wellbeing depends largely on the benefits that ecosystems provide. Services such as water purification, soil fertility, pollination and erosion prevention – to name just a few – are essential for food production, climate change adaptation and the protection of infrastructure and human settlements from extreme weather events. Yet …

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Integrating Ecosystem Services (IES) into Development Planning

Nature is the source of life. Human wellbeing depends largely on the benefits that ecosystems provide. Services such as water purification, soil fertility, pollination and erosion prevention – to name just a few – are essential for food production, climate change adaptation and the protection of infrastructure and human settlements from extreme weather events. Yet …

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