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National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) is a research institute addressing environmental issues. NIES is based in Japan.
On-farm treatment options for wastewater, greywater and fecal sludge with special reference to West Africa
B. Keraita; P. Drechsel; A. Klutse; O.O. Cofie / International Water Management Institute, 2014
This paper focuses on the on-farm treatment of waste water, particularly in West Africa, and argues that while although it can hardly replace conventional treatment, it can contribute to risk reduction, especially if combined with oth...
ecoAmerica
Evolving customary institutions in the Drylands: an opportunity for devolved natural resource governance in Kenya?
D. Tari; J. Pattison / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Improved governance of natural resources is crucial for building climate resilient livelihoods and economies in Africa’s drylands. This paper looks at why the authority and capacity of customary natural resource management insti...
Uttarakhand: Development and Ecological Sustainability
R. Chopra / Oxfam India, 2014
The devastating floods in Uttarakhand, India, in June 2013 claimed over 6,000 lives and significantly set-back the state’s economy. Much debate in the intervening period has focused on the extent of anthropogenic causes of the d...
Emerging issues for small island developing states: results of the UNEP/UN DESA foresight process
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014
This report documents the results of the United Nations Environment Programme Foresight Process on Emerging Global Environmental Issues. In 2013, UNEP did some work to identify priority emerging environmental issues that are of concer...
Southern Africa’s dryland forests and climate change adaptation
N. King / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The interior of Southern Africa, encompassing significant areas of drylands, will be severely impacted by climate change. The region rapidly needs to implement proactive adaptation policies to pre-empt the worst of these impacts. This...
Governance: linchpin of dryland natural resource management
E. Barrow / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Drylands cover approximately 12.5 million km2 (61%) of the African continent and 60% of Africa’s people live in them. Forests and woodlands underpin sustainable land management and livelihoods in dryland regions. They are import...
Southern Africa’s dryland forests, climate change and the water–energy–food security nexus
M.-L. du Preez / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Forests and trees in Southern Africa’s drylands provide a multitude of goods and services, ranging from timber and non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to carbon sequestration and the protection of watersheds and biodiversity. The...
Assessing and forecasting groundwater development costs in Sub-Saharan Africa
S. Xenarios (ed); P. Pavelic (ed) / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2013
Greater use of groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa is a pre-requisite for improved human welfare; however, the costs associated with groundwater development are prohibitively high and poorly defined. This study identifies and disaggrega...
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On-farm treatment options for wastewater, greywater and fecal sludge with special reference to West Africa
B. Keraita; P. Drechsel; A. Klutse; O.O. Cofie / International Water Management Institute, 2014
This paper focuses on the on-farm treatment of waste water, particularly in West Africa, and argues that while although it can hardly replace conventional treatment, it can contribute to risk reduction, especially if combined with oth...
Evolving customary institutions in the Drylands: an opportunity for devolved natural resource governance in Kenya?
D. Tari; J. Pattison / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
Improved governance of natural resources is crucial for building climate resilient livelihoods and economies in Africa’s drylands. This paper looks at why the authority and capacity of customary natural resource management insti...
Uttarakhand: Development and Ecological Sustainability
R. Chopra / Oxfam India, 2014
The devastating floods in Uttarakhand, India, in June 2013 claimed over 6,000 lives and significantly set-back the state’s economy. Much debate in the intervening period has focused on the extent of anthropogenic causes of the d...
Emerging issues for small island developing states: results of the UNEP/UN DESA foresight process
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014
This report documents the results of the United Nations Environment Programme Foresight Process on Emerging Global Environmental Issues. In 2013, UNEP did some work to identify priority emerging environmental issues that are of concer...
Southern Africa’s dryland forests and climate change adaptation
N. King / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The interior of Southern Africa, encompassing significant areas of drylands, will be severely impacted by climate change. The region rapidly needs to implement proactive adaptation policies to pre-empt the worst of these impacts. This...
Governance: linchpin of dryland natural resource management
E. Barrow / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Drylands cover approximately 12.5 million km2 (61%) of the African continent and 60% of Africa’s people live in them. Forests and woodlands underpin sustainable land management and livelihoods in dryland regions. They are import...
Southern Africa’s dryland forests, climate change and the water–energy–food security nexus
M.-L. du Preez / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Forests and trees in Southern Africa’s drylands provide a multitude of goods and services, ranging from timber and non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to carbon sequestration and the protection of watersheds and biodiversity. The...
Assessing and forecasting groundwater development costs in Sub-Saharan Africa
S. Xenarios (ed); P. Pavelic (ed) / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2013
Greater use of groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa is a pre-requisite for improved human welfare; however, the costs associated with groundwater development are prohibitively high and poorly defined. This study identifies and disaggrega...
Tenure rights, human rights and REDD+: knowledge, skills and tools for effective results forest carbon, markets and communities (FCMC) program
K. Hite / Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities, 2014
This document presents a framework for identifying and asserting tenure and human rights associated with forests and land use in the context of climate change policies and measures. It argues that clearly defined land rights can help ...
Prioritising support for locally controlled forest enterprises
D. Macqueen (ed); E. Andaya; S. Begaa / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2014
This book offers an assessment of the likely impacts of small-enterprise support across different forest subsectors in eight countries (Nepal, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, Mexico, Tanzania, Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of th...
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National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) is a research institute addressing environmental issues. NIES is based in Japan.
ecoAmerica
National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
The Ministry of Home Affairs for the Government of India
Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal (STAR)
STAR Journal is an open-access journal which publishes research related to the fields of Science, Technology and Arts.
California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
Climate and Land Use Alliance
The Climate and Land Use Alliance aims to "seeks to realize the potential of forested and agricultural landscapes to mitigate climate change, benefit people, and protect the environment."
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
UKCIP
UKCIP was established in 1997. It's work focuses on three main categories: Decision-making for adaptation, ?Exchanging knowledge and ideas and ?Creative adaptation. ?UKCIP is based at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford.
International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
The International Council on Clean Transportation is an independent nonprofit organisation founded to provide research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Their mission is "to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of road, marine, and air transportation, in order to benefit public health and mitigate climate change."
Copernicus Publications
Publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals which has been running since 2001.
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