Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through Nationally Determined Contributions and National Adaptation Plans (SCALA) 

SCALA publications and documents
SCALA PS brief

SCALA private sector engagement technical assistance facility brief

June 2022

This document outlines the funding call for accessing the Technical Assistance Facility to enhance private sector engagement under the UNDP-FAO “Support Programme on Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDCs and NAPs” (SCALA). Read more...

 

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Costa Rica SCALA Inception Report

June 2022

This Inception Report complements SCALA Costa Rica’s project documentation with the outcomes of the inception activities. The report is in Spanish and also has an Executive Summary available in English. It specifies the SCALA inception activities undertaken by UNDP and FAO, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG). Read more...

 

NDC NAP governance brief

Briefing note: National Adaptation Plan (NAP) and nationally determined contributions (NDC) governance

May 2022

This brief explains the relevance of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) and nationally determined contribution (NDC) governance to SCALA, outlines proposed interventions to address this topic in the SCALA country work plans and summarizes useful resources as well as support available from the global team. NDCs  and  NAPs  are  the  starting  point  under  SCALA  for  supporting  participant  countries  in translating their climate commitments into actionable and transformative climate action in the land-use and agriculture sectors. Read more...

Private sector engagement brief

Briefing note: Private sector engagement

May 2022

This brief explains the relevance of private sector engagement to SCALA, outlines proposed interventions to address this topic in the SCALA country work plans and summarizes useful resources as well as support available from the global team. Read more...

Gender and social inclusion brief

Briefing note: Gender and social inclusion

May 2022

This brief explains the relevance of gender equality and social inclusion to SCALA, outlines proposed interventions to address this topic in the SCALA country work plans and summarizes useful resources as well as support available from the global team. Addressing the gender equality and social inclusion (GSI) gap in NDCs and NAPs calls for inclusive, whole-of-government  climate  action  in  land-use  and  agriculture. Read more...

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Briefing note: Transparency, Monitoring, Reporting, Verification (MRV) and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

May 2022

This brief explains the context and recommended approach to designing work under the SCALA programme Activity 2.1.2: Improve/develop measuring, reporting and verification(MRV) and (monitoring and evaluation) M&E systems at national and/or sectoral level for monitoring and reporting on the UNFCCC, CBD, SFDRR and SDGs in regard to mitigation and/or adaptation in land-use and agriculture, including collection of gender disaggregated data. Read more...

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Briefing note: Assessments at systems level to identify and appraise climate risks and transformative action

May 2022

This  brief  provides  an  overview  of  systems-level  assessments  and  what  they  might  entail  under  the SCALA programme.  It discusses  the  methodologies,  tools  and  resources  that  can  be  applied  in  undertaking  these  assessments through Activity 1.1.2 of the programme, which in turn can inform the design and implementation of activities under  Outcomes  2.1  and  3.1. Read more...

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Briefing note: Transformative climate action

May 2022

This brief explains the context of the SCALA programme’s approach to transformational adaptation, which refers to a change in the fundamental attributes of a socioecological system in  anticipation  of  climate change and its impacts, in contrast to incremental  adaptation, which is adaptation that maintains the essence and integrity of a system or process at a given scale. Read more...

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Senegal SCALA Inception Report

May 2022

This Inception Report complements SCALA Senegal’s project documentation with the outcomes of the inception activities. The report is available in French and also has an Executive Summary available in English. It specifies the SCALA inception activities undertaken by UNDP and FAO, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment in Senegal. Read more...

Available in french only .

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Ethiopia SCALA Inception Report

May 2022

This Inception Report complements SCALA Ethiopia project documentation with the outcomes of the inception activities. It specifies the SCALA inception activities undertaken by UNDP and FAO, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), and the Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) to determine the scope and areas of SCALA programme implementation in Ethiopia.  Read more...

 

gender strategy

SCALA Gender and Social Inclusion Strategy

March 2022

The SCALA Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Strategy defines the programme’s GSI targets and outlines the GSI interventions at country and global levels that will be implemented to ensure the transformative climate solutions supported by the programme respond to the needs, interests, and challenges of marginalized women and men and result in equitable benefits. Read more...

 

PS strategy

SCALA Private Sector Engagement Strategy

March 2022

This strategy outlines the approach of the Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDC and NAP (SCALA) programme to enable private sector engagement (PSE). This strategy has been developed to articulate the background, guiding principles and framework that informs potential country level and global activities related to PSE. Read more...

 

Uganda report

Uganda SCALA Inception Report

March 2022

This Inception Report complements SCALA Uganda project documentation with the outcomes of the inception activities. It specifies the SCALA inception activities undertaken by UNDP and FAO, in close collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) and Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) to determine the scope and areas of SCALA programme implementation in Uganda. Read more...