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Evidence and examples to build resilient livelihoods in the South Sudan Context
M. Samson; A. Demilew / Evidence on Demand 2015
Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes s...
Values, culture and the ivory trade ban
Y.-S. Wu; S. Rupp; C. Alden / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The new reality of a world without ivory trade demands a re-examination of human values towards both elephants and ivory and what each has come to represent. The closure of the world’s largest ivory markets (US and China), in lin...
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation model
Y. Abid; C. O'Donoghue; D. Sologon / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these coun...
There is no time left: climate change, environmental threats, and human rights in Turkana County, Kenya
Human Rights Watch 2015
This report is based on research in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya. Turkana County borders South Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda. Turkana County is home to a rapidly growing population that is among the poorest in Kenya. ...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in Bangladesh
Sustainability Science 2016
The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven...
Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil
H. de Oliveira Machado Filho / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2015
Climate change has increasingly been recognised as the main challenge facing humanity in the coming decades. The starting point of this study is the consideration of future climate change scenarios and the uncertainties they bring.&nb...
A brewing storm: the climate change risks to coffee
The Climate Institute 2016
Grown predominantly in tropical highlands, Arabica coffee (Coffea Arabica) dominates global production, making up about 70 per cent of supply. Low-lying areas supply Robusta (Coffea canephora ) destined mainly for the low-qual...
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Evidence and examples to build resilient livelihoods in the South Sudan Context
M. Samson; A. Demilew / Evidence on Demand 2015
Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes s...
Values, culture and the ivory trade ban
Y.-S. Wu; S. Rupp; C. Alden / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The new reality of a world without ivory trade demands a re-examination of human values towards both elephants and ivory and what each has come to represent. The closure of the world’s largest ivory markets (US and China), in lin...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation model
Y. Abid; C. O'Donoghue; D. Sologon / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these coun...
There is no time left: climate change, environmental threats, and human rights in Turkana County, Kenya
Human Rights Watch 2015
This report is based on research in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya. Turkana County borders South Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda. Turkana County is home to a rapidly growing population that is among the poorest in Kenya. ...
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in Bangladesh
Sustainability Science 2016
The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven...
Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil
H. de Oliveira Machado Filho / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2015
Climate change has increasingly been recognised as the main challenge facing humanity in the coming decades. The starting point of this study is the consideration of future climate change scenarios and the uncertainties they bring.&nb...
A brewing storm: the climate change risks to coffee
The Climate Institute 2016
Grown predominantly in tropical highlands, Arabica coffee (Coffea Arabica) dominates global production, making up about 70 per cent of supply. Low-lying areas supply Robusta (Coffea canephora ) destined mainly for the low-qual...
Ecosystem services and livelihoods in a changing climate: understanding local adaptations in the Upper Koshi, Nepal
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2016
Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem based livelihoods of the people. This paper uses participatory research methods to document and anal...
Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). This monograph focuses on...
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Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
CLTS Foundation
CLTS Foundation strives to create a world free from open defecation through collective behaviour change by empowered local communities - an approach known as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). The Foundation, based in India, was founded by the pioneer of CLTS, Dr. Kamal Kar, to meet the growing demand for a common global platform for practitioners, trainers and users of CLTS. The CLTS Found...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
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