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High mountain adaptation partnership: lessons learned in Nepal and Peru
Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
Glacier-dominated mountains play a major role in providing water to large numbers of people. These glacier-dominated areas also pose unique challenges to downstream communities as they adapt to recent and continuing global climate cha...
Linking attitudes, policy, and forest cover change in buffer zone communities of Chitwan National Park, Nepal
J.R. Stapp / The University of Maine, 2015
This paper examines Nepal’s Master Plan for Nepal’s Forestry Sector (MPFS) and its effectiveness. The results of the study are taken to suggest that since the MPFS was enacted, there was first a continued decrease i...
Strengthening the resiliency of dryland forest-based livelihoods in Ethiopia and South Sudan: A review of literature on the interaction between dryland forests, livelihoods and forest governance
S. Lawry; R. McLain; H. Kassa / Center for International Forestry Research, 2015
This literature review explores how political, economic and resource management policies and programs can reduce forest degradation and increase the contribution of forest goods and services to sustainable livelihood strategies. ...
Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Assessing the evidence: Migration, environment and climate change in Papua New Guinea
M.M. Naser / International Organization for Migration, 2015
This national assessment brings together existing evidence on the migration, environment and climate change nexus in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The report provides a review of environmental migration materialised in local realitie...
Sustainability and poverty alleviation: Confronting environmental threats in Sindh, Pakistan
E. Sánchez-Triana; S. Enriquez; B. Larsen / World Bank, 2015
This book focus on the development challenges resulting from environmental health risks in Sindh, Pakistan. It highlights that, as well as the cost to human life and livelihoods, the economic costs are equivalent to 10 per cent...
Preparing for FOCAC VI: China - South Africa co-operation in conservation and renewable energy
M. Burgess; H. Esterhuyse / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2015
As China’s development puts increasing pressure on the environment, various measures have been implemented both domestically and, increasingly, abroad in an attempt to limit the impact. China’s environmental engagement at ...
Grassroots facilitators as agents of change for promoting sustainable forest management: Lessons learned from REDD+ capacity development in Asia
C. Shekhar Silori; K. Wiset; B. Hari Poudyal; T. Vu / The Centre for People and Forests, 2015
This article explores the issues and concerns of grassroots stakeholders with regards to REDD+ policy and program development. The lessons shared here are generated from REDD+ capacity development at grassroots level in South a...
Building Environmental Resilience: A snapshot of farmers adapting to climate change in Kenya
K. Thompson; I. Kruszewska; R. Tirado / Greenpeace International, 2015
This report examines the practise used to build resilience to climate change by farmers in Kenya. In October 2014 interviews were conducted with farmers and members of the organisations that support them in West and Eastern Ken...
Benefits of a green economy transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa
N. Harrison; M. Smith; B. Chatré / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2015
This paper explores the relevance, potential benefits and key arguments for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to pursue inclusive green growth to achieve sustainable development. It begins by outlining the development chall...
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High mountain adaptation partnership: lessons learned in Nepal and Peru
Climate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015
Glacier-dominated mountains play a major role in providing water to large numbers of people. These glacier-dominated areas also pose unique challenges to downstream communities as they adapt to recent and continuing global climate cha...
Linking attitudes, policy, and forest cover change in buffer zone communities of Chitwan National Park, Nepal
J.R. Stapp / The University of Maine, 2015
This paper examines Nepal’s Master Plan for Nepal’s Forestry Sector (MPFS) and its effectiveness. The results of the study are taken to suggest that since the MPFS was enacted, there was first a continued decrease i...
Strengthening the resiliency of dryland forest-based livelihoods in Ethiopia and South Sudan: A review of literature on the interaction between dryland forests, livelihoods and forest governance
S. Lawry; R. McLain; H. Kassa / Center for International Forestry Research, 2015
This literature review explores how political, economic and resource management policies and programs can reduce forest degradation and increase the contribution of forest goods and services to sustainable livelihood strategies. ...
Fossil fuels are dead, long live fossil fuels: Botswana’s options for economic diversification
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana is at a critical historical juncture. It has enjoyed a stable democracy since 1965 and strong, quality economic growth for the last few decades. However, the diamond revenues on which the country depends are likely to decline...
Assessing the evidence: Migration, environment and climate change in Papua New Guinea
M.M. Naser / International Organization for Migration, 2015
This national assessment brings together existing evidence on the migration, environment and climate change nexus in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The report provides a review of environmental migration materialised in local realitie...
Sustainability and poverty alleviation: Confronting environmental threats in Sindh, Pakistan
E. Sánchez-Triana; S. Enriquez; B. Larsen / World Bank, 2015
This book focus on the development challenges resulting from environmental health risks in Sindh, Pakistan. It highlights that, as well as the cost to human life and livelihoods, the economic costs are equivalent to 10 per cent...
Preparing for FOCAC VI: China - South Africa co-operation in conservation and renewable energy
M. Burgess; H. Esterhuyse / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2015
As China’s development puts increasing pressure on the environment, various measures have been implemented both domestically and, increasingly, abroad in an attempt to limit the impact. China’s environmental engagement at ...
Grassroots facilitators as agents of change for promoting sustainable forest management: Lessons learned from REDD+ capacity development in Asia
C. Shekhar Silori; K. Wiset; B. Hari Poudyal; T. Vu / The Centre for People and Forests, 2015
This article explores the issues and concerns of grassroots stakeholders with regards to REDD+ policy and program development. The lessons shared here are generated from REDD+ capacity development at grassroots level in South a...
Building Environmental Resilience: A snapshot of farmers adapting to climate change in Kenya
K. Thompson; I. Kruszewska; R. Tirado / Greenpeace International, 2015
This report examines the practise used to build resilience to climate change by farmers in Kenya. In October 2014 interviews were conducted with farmers and members of the organisations that support them in West and Eastern Ken...
Benefits of a green economy transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa
N. Harrison; M. Smith; B. Chatré / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2015
This paper explores the relevance, potential benefits and key arguments for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to pursue inclusive green growth to achieve sustainable development. It begins by outlining the development chall...
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Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington (Te Whare W?nanga o Te ?poko o Te Ika a M?ui in M?ori) was established in 1897 as a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. It is particularly known for its programmes in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines.
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne (MSSI)
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), aims to facilitate and enable research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. There is a particular emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges.
Global Footprint Network
The Global Footprint Network was established in 2003 to 'enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet.' Its work aims to accelerate the use of the Ecological Footprint — a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, how much we use, and who uses what.
Women's Major Group (The WMG)
The role of the Women’s Major Group is to assure effective public participation of women’s non-governmental groups in the UN policy processes on Sustainable Development, Post2015 and Environmental matters. It is self-organised and open to all interested organisations working to promote human rights based sustainable development with a focus on women’s human rights, women’s empowerment and gender e...
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) is a news and analysis website about climate change and global low carbon developments.
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
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”.
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