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18 Nov 2016 description

This Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) has been prepared in support of the project proposal on _“Responding to the increasing risk of drought: building gender-responsive resilience of the most vulnerable communities_” by the Government of Ethiopia to the Green Climate Fund. As this project is supported by UNDP in its role as a GCF Accredited Entity, the project has been screened against the UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards Procedure and deemed a Medium Risk (International Finance Corporation/World Bank Category B) project.

09 Jan 2016 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 4 January 2016 — Ethiopia has outlined its latest progress and challenges on its efforts to address the country’s vulnerability to climate change.

The comprehensive multi-sector update is part of Ethiopia’s second national communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris, COP21, held in December 2015. The report was prepared with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).