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The BLDS print collection
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The implications of the Cuba-EU Agreement on Enhanced Political Dialogue and Cooperation
S. Zondi / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 2016
On Friday, 11 March 2016, the European Union and Cuba signed a historic agreement, the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement ( PDCA), to further improve relations that have grown slowly since the start of high - level dialogue ...
Development strategies of Latin American and Caribbean countries and the green economy approach: a comparative analysis
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2013
The UN-led global debate on green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication, culminating at the Rio+20 Summit, presented a unique opportunity for nations to examine different development models, highlig...
Integrating watershed and coastal areas management in the Caribbean small island developing states
Global Environment Facility Environmental Information Infrastructure (EII) for Latin America and the Caribbean 2007
The capacity needs assessment examined the functions, procedures, products, data, tools and human resources available in each agency and uses this information to determine GIS and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) requir...
Green building in Latin America
D. Cesano; J. Russell 2013
Amidst rapid urbanisation, Latin American countries have been scaling-up green building, in some cases achieving significant reductions in energy consumption, water use, carbon dioxide emissions, and solid waste. This Brief explores h...
Innovating for the health of all: Global Forum update on research for health, volume 6
Global Forum for Health Research 2009
This report focuses on incentives that drive innovation. For new technologies, people are generally familiar with ‘push’ and ‘pull’ incentives. Push incentives include public funding for research and tax breaks for...
Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in Caribbean small island developing states: integrating local and external knowledge
J. Mercer / Many Strong Voices 2012
Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) are vulnerable to climate change impacts including sea level rise, invasive species, ocean acidification, changes in rainfall patterns, increased temperatures and changing hazard regimes...
Glimpses of the future: a briefing from PRECIS Caribbean climate change project
M. A. Taylor / Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2007
This report discusses the work and importance of the PRECIS climate scenario downscaling software on adaptation measures throughout the region. The collaborative work between the CARICOM Climate Change Centre, INSMET of Cuba, and the ...
Cuba Weathering the Storm: Lessons in Risk Reduction from Cuba
M. Thompson / Oxfam America 2004
This report hopes to present a comprehensive overview of the Cuban model of risk reduction in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and explore what may be adapted from this model in other countries. This report foc...
Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America: the impact of climate change to 2030: geopolitical implications
National Intelligence Council, USA 2010
As nations come under stress from the impacts of climate change the socio-economic burden has the potential to alter the geopolitical reality of small, vulnerable regions such as Central America and the Caribbean. This paper explores ...
ICT4D within the human development and capabilities approach
J.-Y. Hamel / United Nations Development Programme 2010
The paper reviews the literature and research conducted in these dimensions in order to establish a sense of the scope and potential that ICTs have for human development.This study frames a review of information and communication tech...
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