Research and Publications: Resilience
Feb 20, 2018
Agroforestry is a system of farming that combines trees with agricultural crops. It increases profits through creation of plant diversity, improves agricultural quality, prevents land degradation, reduces the risk of crop failure, protects against soil erosion and reduces the need for fertilizers among other benefits.
Jan 25, 2018Building shoreline resilience of Timor Leste to protect local communities and their livelihoods project factsheet
As mangroves are a vital natural defense to the impacts of climate change, extensive mangroves and coastal wetlands ecosystem protection and restoration interventions will be implemented while strengthening alternative livelihoods options and integrated approaches to coastal adaptation to protect the coastal communities and productive lands.
Jan 19, 2018Assessment Report of the Biophysical, Ecological and Socio-Economic Conditions of Mangroves Ecosystem of Timor-Leste
The aim of this report is to help the efforts for mangrove restoration in Timor-Leste, particularly by providing the current biophysical state of mangroves in the country that could be used to design the area, target species, and methods of restoration.
Nov 1, 2017
It is critical that Disaster Risk Management (DRM) interventions are gender responsive and rights-based to reduce disaster risks for women and men, girls and boys and vulnerable population groups. Such inclusive approaches will ensure the effective implementation of DRM interventions and positive results. This policy brief provides some key recommendations on designing gender responsive DRM processes.
Sep 1, 2017
The main objective of the project is to protect critical economic infrastructure for sustained human development from climate induced natural hazards
Jun 12, 2017Economic analysis and implementation strategy of selected mangrove supportive livelihood options for the targeted coastal community of Timor-Leste
The objective of this study is to undertake an economic valuation of mangrove supportive livelihoods. It is assessing the existing livelihood / economic activities and recommend the most feasible activities to the respective target mangrove restoration sites. This can be new or existing economic activity supporting livelihood options for coastal community which would enhance biodiversity conservation in the long-run and to enhance resilience through adopting ecosystem-based approaches.
Jun 7, 2017Strengthening the Resilience of Small-Scale Rural Infrastructure (SSRI) and Local Government Systems to Climate Risk Project Fact Sheet
UNDP SSRI Project focuses on supporting the Ministry of State Administration (MSA) and Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment (MCIE) to implement climate resilient PDIM (previously PDID) projects in a socially and environmentally acceptable manner.
Jun 1, 2017Strengthening the Resilience of Small-Scale Rural Infrastructure (SSRI) and Local Government Systems to Climate Risk Project Newsletter
The UNDP Timor-Leste SSRI Project is working to strengthen the resilience of small scale rural infrastructure in the Municipalities of Ermera, Liquiça & Baucau.
May 1, 2017
This report has been prepared to provide information regarding appropriate sites and appropriate instruments for measuring ocean and coastal processes in Timor-Leste which are capable of providing information to determine the processes that influence water level variations at the coast, including the contribution due to sea level rise.
Apr 1, 2017
The Dili-Ainaro Corridor project seeks to reduce the risks that Timor-Leste faces from natural disasters and climate change and help minimize the losses that result to its infrastructure assets and livelihoods.