Publications

In this section you will find a diverse range of sources, including scientific publications, country reports, books, slide presentations, among others.
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Tunisia is one of the few developing countries to have developed a proactive policy for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency already in the...
13-06-2014
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This paper presents recent findings on how agroforestry as a sustainable practice helps to achieve both mitigation and adaptation objectives while remaining...
13-06-2014
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With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement...
04-06-2014
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What opportunities and challenges does climate compatible development present in the context of rapidly growing cities across the African continent, where two...
28-05-2014
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Africa needs to increase energy supplies across the continent to allow growth and well for its increasing population. As a first step to improving access, most...
27-05-2014
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Anju Sharma introduces three new briefing notes produced by ecbi and CDKN on issues of concern to Least Developed Countries in the international climate change...
20-05-2014
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Ensuring that policy-makers are able to respond to the medium- and long-term implications of climate change is important in promoting climate-resilient...
20-05-2014
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The impact of climate change on the different sectors of the economy has been widely recognised. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
19-05-2014
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This report analyses the current status of the agriculture, land-use and land-use change sectors under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...
17-05-2014
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The report presents an approach on how agriculture and forests are intrinsically linked because the expansion of the former is traditionally at the expense of...
17-05-2014
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Le programme Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire a pour objectifs d'identifier et de tester des pratiques, technologies et politiques d’...
11-04-2014
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Scientific evidence for global environmental change in Africa presents a prima facia case for increased human migration and displacement. Closer scrutiny of...
11-04-2014
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Sub-Saharan African countries need to increase energy supply urgently to support economic growth and increase energy access. Experts estimate that Sub-Saharan...
09-04-2014
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Energy access, energy security and climate change are hot topics in Africa. This presentation summarises the most important present future energy needs and...
08-04-2014
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Reducing the impact of climate variability and change on food production and livelihoods may be achieved by using available climate information to anticipate...
07-04-2014
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The Long Hedge
The book from Jason West presents how climate change impacts affect business in different forms depending on the company, industry and location. Therefore, the...
31-03-2014
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This report from the Watershed Organisation Trust examines the energy scenario in Rural India considering issues such as availability, access, influence of...
31-03-2014
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This article by Munang (UNEP’s Africa regional climate change co-ordinator) and Andrews (ecosystem adaptation officer UNEP’s Africa) explains the impacts of...
31-03-2014
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The BBC world Service Trust’s Research and Learning Group, on behalf of the British Council, conducted research in Senegal to gauge public understanding of...
27-03-2014
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The Chingale example shows how simulations carried out using a decision support toolkit called Catchment Water Allocation Tool (CaWAT) can help identify...
27-03-2014
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Carbon emissions and carbon trading for entrepreneurs
Carbon trading and emission certificates represent an economic opportunity and this article explores this market opportunity. It concludes that there are a...
10-12-2013
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This paper describes a method for determining national carbon budgets based on the principles of responsibility, capability, and sustainable development as...
10-12-2013
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This report presents the findings of one of three studies commissioned by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa (HBS) in Botswana, South Africa and...
06-12-2013
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Africa’s cities are growing – and changing – rapidly. Without appropriate planning, they will become increasingly chaotic, inefficient and unsustainable. In...
04-12-2013
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Agroforestry systems not only provide a great opportunity for sequestering carbon, and hence helping to mitigate climate change, but they also enhance the...
04-12-2013
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This document reports on a case-study of modern energy services in Niger and the main barriers that prevent large-scale use of renewable energy technologies....
25-11-2013
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This report argues that is possible to phase out virtually all net greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2050. The authors argue that even though more research is...
25-11-2013
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The article estimates the effects of mitigation actions to climate change on future drought events. Mitigation generally reduced future drought despite...
18-11-2013
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The long term contribution of forests to the livelihoods of the rural poor had been long appreciated. More than half of Africa’s fast-growing population rely...
31-10-2013
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The impact of climate change on Africa is likely to be severe because of adverse direct effects, high agricultural dependence, and limited capacity to adapt.
31-10-2013
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