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Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects
Center for International Forestry Research, 2014
This guidance document distils best practice principles for coastal wetland carbon projects, drawing on the history of project development and implementation in fields of wetlands restoration, terrestrial carbon projects, carbon polic...
PACC Demonstration Guide: Improving the public water supply system in Majuro, Marshall Islands
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
On all islands in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) rainwater is the primary source of freshwater, putting the country at high risk from droughts. The water sector was therefore chosen by the RMI Government to benefit from th...
Managing natural resources to ensure prosperity in Africa
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
The discovery and extraction of natural resources has the potential to finance rapid, sustained and broad-based development. However, the historical record of resource discoveries in developing countries is deeply worrying. Often disc...
Thinking outside the box: a case for promoting the charcoal industry in Tanzania
G.R. Kifukwe / UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Charcoal is Tanzania’s most important domestic energy source and this is not likely to change in the foreseeable future. Demand for charcoal is rising as Tanzania’s population grows and becomes increasingly urban. Yet, des...
Towards a green economy: exploring the potential of forestry in Tanzania through the Green Growth Platform
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Economic growth is needed across Africa to tackle poverty, but countries cannot disregard the adverse impact of growth on the environment. Green growth aims to eliminate the dichotomy that traditionally exists between the economy and ...
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development
UONGOZI Institute provides services to senior leaders who have a demonstrable impact upon their society's development, as well as individuals who have been recognised as emerging leaders with the potential to make a positive impact. It supports African leaders to: Develop national and/or organisational agendas and oversee the implementation of strategies Analyse loc...
Natural resources, the environment and conflict
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
This report emanates from an exploratory study conducted in 2009 by the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), in collaboration with the Madariaga-College of Europe Foundation. With a focus on Burundi, th...
Climate change and conflict: lessons for conflict resolution from the Southern Sahel of Sudan
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
Using a human security perspective, this report identifies and analyses local and international non-governmental organisation (NGO) interventions in cases of conflicts related to the environment and environmental change in the souther...
Climate change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: The state of current knowledge
S.P. Singh; I. Bassignana-Khadka; B.S. Karky; E. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the most ecologically sensitive and fragile areas in the world. In all likelihood, the effects of climate change will become evident here first and with the greatest intensity. This repo...
Flash flood risk management: a training of trainers manual
A.B. Shrestha; P.S. Chapagain; R. Thapa / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Unstable geological conditions and steep topography, combined with frequent extreme weather conditions, make the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region prone to many natural hazards. Among these, flash floods – severe flood events th...
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Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects
Center for International Forestry Research, 2014
This guidance document distils best practice principles for coastal wetland carbon projects, drawing on the history of project development and implementation in fields of wetlands restoration, terrestrial carbon projects, carbon polic...
PACC Demonstration Guide: Improving the public water supply system in Majuro, Marshall Islands
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
On all islands in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) rainwater is the primary source of freshwater, putting the country at high risk from droughts. The water sector was therefore chosen by the RMI Government to benefit from th...
Managing natural resources to ensure prosperity in Africa
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
The discovery and extraction of natural resources has the potential to finance rapid, sustained and broad-based development. However, the historical record of resource discoveries in developing countries is deeply worrying. Often disc...
Thinking outside the box: a case for promoting the charcoal industry in Tanzania
G.R. Kifukwe / UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Charcoal is Tanzania’s most important domestic energy source and this is not likely to change in the foreseeable future. Demand for charcoal is rising as Tanzania’s population grows and becomes increasingly urban. Yet, des...
Towards a green economy: exploring the potential of forestry in Tanzania through the Green Growth Platform
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, 2013
Economic growth is needed across Africa to tackle poverty, but countries cannot disregard the adverse impact of growth on the environment. Green growth aims to eliminate the dichotomy that traditionally exists between the economy and ...
Natural resources, the environment and conflict
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
This report emanates from an exploratory study conducted in 2009 by the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), in collaboration with the Madariaga-College of Europe Foundation. With a focus on Burundi, th...
Climate change and conflict: lessons for conflict resolution from the Southern Sahel of Sudan
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
Using a human security perspective, this report identifies and analyses local and international non-governmental organisation (NGO) interventions in cases of conflicts related to the environment and environmental change in the souther...
Climate change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: The state of current knowledge
S.P. Singh; I. Bassignana-Khadka; B.S. Karky; E. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the most ecologically sensitive and fragile areas in the world. In all likelihood, the effects of climate change will become evident here first and with the greatest intensity. This repo...
Flash flood risk management: a training of trainers manual
A.B. Shrestha; P.S. Chapagain; R. Thapa / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Unstable geological conditions and steep topography, combined with frequent extreme weather conditions, make the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region prone to many natural hazards. Among these, flash floods – severe flood events th...
Labour Migration as a Response Strategy to Water Hazards in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas
S. Banerjee; J. Yves Gerlitz; B. Hoermann / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
This report presents the results of a regional study of labour migration in communities affected by water hazards (droughts and floods) in selected mountain and hill communities in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. The findings sugge...
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UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development
UONGOZI Institute provides services to senior leaders who have a demonstrable impact upon their society's development, as well as individuals who have been recognised as emerging leaders with the potential to make a positive impact. It supports African leaders to: Develop national and/or organisational agendas and oversee the implementation of strategies Analyse loc...
Environment Support Group (ESG)
Environment Support Group works with a variety of environmental and social justice initiatives across India and the world. They aim to pro-actively address issues and concerns collaborating across sectors and disciplines keeping the interests of local project affected communities and voiceless ecosystems in primary focus. Started informally in 1996 and formally registered as a Public...
Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Environment and Planning A
Environment and Planning A is a journal focused on spatial organisation and restructuring of cities and regions throughout the globe. It is part of the Environment and Planning family of journals which are published by Pion Ltd.
South African Water Research Commission (WRC)
The Water Research Commission (WRC) was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage in South Africa.
PE International
PE International is a sustainability software & consulting firm.
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (formerly IWECI) is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa
Green focused think tank
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