Publications

In this section you will find a diverse range of sources, including scientific publications, country reports, books, slide presentations, among others.
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a report on the water, food and energy nexus. The report explains how meeting the world...
04-08-2014
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Disaster Risk Management ODI 2013
In recent years the increasing propensity for disasters and the failure of existing development frameworks and policies to reduce the impact of disasters on...
04-08-2014
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SEA Change Report
This report represents a synthesis and summary of frameworks for the monitoring and evaluation (M...
04-08-2014
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Vegetation degradation, especially the disappearance of woody vegetation and a diminished grass cover, has aroused the concern of the Maasai community (semi-...
31-07-2014
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Common property arrangements govern the subsistence harvest of berries in the Gwich’in region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Some of these arrangements...
31-07-2014
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Object of study is the insight of traditional herbalists in the landscape-ecological factors wich control the growth of the plants they use for healing their...
31-07-2014
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This article describes the indigenous knowledge (IK) that agro-pastoralists in larger Makueni District, Kenya hold and how they use it to monitor, mitigate and...
31-07-2014
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Energy savings contributes to energy security, green house mitigation and energy access. Several countries around the world have promoted and implemented...
14-07-2014
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This study examined the role of indigenous knowledge in climate change adaptation in Uganda with specific focus on the Teso sub-region. Specifically, the study...
09-07-2014
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An assessment of the impacts of climate change and climate variability on livestock sector in Near East and North Africa (NENA) was undertaken to document...
08-07-2014
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This study examined the role of indigenous knowledge in climate change adaptation in Uganda with specific focus on the Teso sub-region. Specifically, the study...
09-07-2014
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An assessment of the impacts of climate change and climate variability on livestock sector in Near East and North Africa (NENA) was undertaken to document...
08-07-2014
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In South Africa the impacts of climate change on children need to be considered in relation to wider development pressures affecting the country. Challenges...
04-07-2014
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Based on a review of the GLOBE Climate Legislation Studies [1 and 2] and desk-top research on climate change policies, laws and regulations from 17...
03-07-2014
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This paper describes the institutional and resource challenges and opportunities in getting different sectors in eThekwini Municipality (the local...
23-06-2014
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This news brief highlighted height top takeaways from some of the first workshops, from Glasgow to Christchurch. Twenty-one cities around the world have hosted...
23-06-2014
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This paper discusses micro-level practices for adapting to climate change that are available to small-scale farmers in Africa. The analysis is based on a...
19-06-2014
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The research project ‘Adaptations to climate change amongst natural resource-dependant societies in the developing world: across the southern African climate...
19-06-2014
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Coasts and the world’s oceans are crucial to life on Earth, they support livelihoods, and are vital to the global economy in many ways. Coastal ecosystems...
19-06-2014
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Through a case study of two municipalities in South Africa, this paper identifies the factors that enable action to be taken at the local government level. The...
13-06-2014
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The 2013 edition of FAO's Statistical Yearbook explains agriculture's contribution to global warming, trends in hunger and malnutrition and the state of the...
06-03-2014
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Contaminated groundwater seepage at a phytoremediation site
This paper reviews issues around groundwater and climate change in an African context with reference to the “Groundwater and Climate in Africa” Conference held...
06-03-2014
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Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change: Vulnerability,
This report is the result of the workshop held in Mexico City on 19-21 July 2011 on “Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change:...
02-03-2014
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This report prepared by EIGE reviews the progress made by the European Union Member States in the implementation of one of the twelve areas of concern of the...
02-03-2014
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Analyzing REDD+. Challenges and choices
This is a book published by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) of a series of three books on REDD+. The book is divided in three sections....
02-03-2014
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This working paper reviews the livelihood and food security benefits of agroforestry and conservation agriculture in Malawi and Zambia, as well as examining...
23-02-2014
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This paper assesses the impacts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) undertaken by developing countries on Sustainable Development (SD). The...
23-02-2014
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This publication provides a global assessment of the magnitude, the sources and pathways of emissions from different livestock production systems and supply...
23-02-2014
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Changes in the agriculture sector are essential to mitigate and adapt to climate change, meet growing food demands, and improve the livelihoods of poor...
16-02-2014
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Guidance Note: Standardised Baselines
The United Nations Development Programme released this document to assist all of those involved in the development of Standardised Baselines (SB) to calculate...
13-02-2014
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