UNDP Climate Change Country Profiles
“Climate change profiles” were developed for 52 of the world’s poorest countries. The profiles provide country-level climate observations and multi-model climate projections for different parts of each country.
National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs)
NAPAs document climatic trends and key vulnerabilities for sensitive sectors. NAPAs list existing and potential adaptation activities for each sector. NAPAs also list and profile priority adaptation projects.
Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
This report highlights impacts of climate change in different parts of the world, on sectors and resources such as water, agriculture, human health, and settlements among others. It describes factors that exacerbate vulnerability to climate change and provides adaptation options.
National Communications to the UNFCCC
These country reports document national circumstances, climate change impacts, and vulnerability assessments by sector. They also list priority climate change mitigation and adaptation projects identified by respective countries.
World Bank Climate Change Data Portal
This Data Portal provides readily accessible country-level climate-related data to policy makers and development practitioners. Using a map interface, users can select their country of interest and access information on climate projections, climate change impacts on different crops and sectors, socio-economic data, and other relevant studies and resources for the selected country. The portal also provides access to a screening tool called ADAPT (Assessment and Design for Adaptation to Climate Change: A Planning Tool), which assists in the idetnfication of activities sensitive to the effects of climate change.
The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Wizard
The Climate Wizard is a visual tool that allows users to view historic temperature and rainfall maps for anywhere in the world, as well as future predictions of temperature and rainfall in a given area. With this information, users can assess how climate has changed over time and project what future changes may occur.
Project Design Handbook
This very practical handbook is a guide to translating CARE's vision, principles and values into action through logical design of projects and programmes. The Handbook introduces a conceptual framework, or roadmap, to programme and project planning. Chapter 4 is particularly helpful as it focuses on developing a focused strategy for the project to address the issues identified through the analysis stage.
The Basics of Project Implementation: A Guide for Project Managers
This manual by CARE International provides guidelines to project managers on managing relationships and risks, as well as ensuring flexibility.
Information & Knowledge Management
CARE Project Management Information Systems: Guidelines for Planning, Implementing and Managing a DME Project Information System
The guidelines document the process for defining, locating, collecting, storing, analyzing, sharing and using information to support decision-making, coordination and control in a project.
Project Design Handbook
Chapters 5 and 6 give guidance on developing coherent information systems and on reflective practice.