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  • Population: 9947418
  • Size: 1098580.0 Km2

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The BLDS print collection
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Tried and tested: learning from farmers on adaptation to climate change
H. Reid / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
Small-scale farmers and pastoralists knowledge and experience of coping with climatic extremes and uncertainty has been largely overlooked in climate change adaptation planning efforts. This paper draws lessons from this wealth of kno...
Paper discussing climate change impacts on water resources in the tropical Andes
M. Vuille / Sustainable Development Department, Inter-American Development Bank 2013
Produced by the Inter-American Development Bank, this paper focuses on the effects of climate change on water resources in the tropical Andes. It begins by looking at recent trends in temperature and precipitation and the various atte...
Building resilience to climate change through indigenous knowledge: the case of Bolivia
K. DeAngelis / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2013
Indigenous knowledge plays an important role in the way communities interact with their climate. However, according to this ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (C...
Managing conflict through translation: Latin America's experience
G. Damonte / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Experience from Latin America shows how community consultation can be an important strategy used to manage conflict in Extractive Industries activities. This Brief characterises and analyses the different types of local consultation s...
Focus cities programme: multi-stakeholder participation in city governance
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Cities are challenged by a variety of environmental problems, most of which are associated with failures in the way urban growth is planned and managed. The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) set up the Focus Cities Rese...
Facing the Resource Curse: Norway’s Oil for Development Program
A. Disch / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2012
Norway's Oil for Development (OfD), begun in 2005, is a comprehensive program addressing resource, financial and environmental dimensions with a focus on capacity development in the public sector but including larger sector governance...
Enhancing the integrity of the Oil for Development Programme: Assessing vulnerabilities to corruption and identifying prevention measures - case studies of Bolivia, Mozambique Uganda. Final report.
M. Henstridge 2012
The overall objective of the OfD program is to promote economically, environmentally and socially responsible management of petroleum resources which safeguards the needs of future generations. To achieve this, the OfD program works t...
Abuse of state resources for re-election damages public administration
B. Speck; A. Fontana / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2011
Abuse of state resources for re-election is a common practice in many countries, yet this issue has received little attention from academics and anti-corruption practitioners. This issue paper draws on research conducted in Bolivia an...
Accessing adaptation: multiple stressors on livelihoods in the Bolivian highlands under a changing climate
J. Z. McDowell / Science Direct 2012
Smallholder farmers continuously confront multiple social and environmental stressors that necessitate changes in livelihood strategies to prevent damages and take advantage of new opportunities or adaptation. Vulnerability is attribu...
ICTs for Education:Impact and lessons learned from IICD-supported activities
International Institute for Communication and Development 2007
This impact study is part of a series of publications on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in various sectors in developing countries. It describes the experiences, achievements and lessons learned of the Inter...
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