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Gender policy and action
2015
This document was provided as background to the Green Climate Fund Meeting of the Board, 24-26 March 2015 in Songdo, Republic of Korea. The document covers linkages with other documents, lessons learned from other climate funds...
Gender and Climate Change in the Himalayas
B. Leduc / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2009
This paper highlights that global warming is impacting on the Himalayas in several ways, and that men and women are affected differently by change. The paper looks specifically at increased occurrence of natural disasters, depl...
Effects of institutions and natural resources in a multiple growth regime
Y. Belarbi; L. Sami; S. Souam / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Dependence on natural resourcea is currently the object of a wide debate in the analysis of economic growth in rentier states. In this work, the authors examine the interaction effect between oil resources dependence and the quality o...
Estimating the income counterfactual for oil producing countries of the MENA region
M. Majbouri / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
How much richer would oil producing countries in the Middle East be if they invested all their natural resource rents? This study tries to answer this question by calculating the counterfactuals of capital stock and income under two m...
The impact of crop raiding by wild animals in communities surrounding the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A. Mwakatobe / Academic Journals, 2014
Crop damage is a serious source of conflict in communities adjacent to protected areas. Data on crop raiding were collected through questionnaires in villages at different distances from the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzani...
Perceptions of farmers in Bangladesh to Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) as an Agricultural Pest in | Sarker | Environment and Natural Resources Research
A.H.M. Raihan Sarker; E. Røskaft / Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014
We explored the degree to which Bangladeshi farmers perceive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as agricultural pests, as related to the type of farming and other demographic profile of the farmers. We analysed the size and cropping pa...
Story Map: Ecosystem services in the Cubango / Okavango river basin
GRID Arendal, 2015
Estimates by Alyward (2009) show that 380 000 people derive direct livelihood support from the Cubango/ Okabango River Basin. Much of the direct livelihood support is derived through the benefits obtained from wetlands and floodplain ...
Topic Guide: sub-national financing for urban infrastructure
R. Slater; H. Goyal / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Developing countries are growing faster than in the past, with significantly higher rates of growth than those in the developed world. Growth rates in Africa and India were well above 5% in 2014 and those in Ethiopia and Rwanda were h...
Topic guide: planning for sustainable and inclusive cities in the global South
A. Brown / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This new Topic Guide summarises key debates on one of the most important challenges of the 21st century – managing urban growth. The guide argues that urban planning has huge potential to address the major threats to citi...
Trees and livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda
A. Egeru; C. Okia; J. de Leeuw / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Karamoja is a dryland sub-region in north-east Uganda, where 82% of the population live under the poverty line. It is troubled by climate variability and climate change, where floods and droughts have had a particularly detrimental ef...
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Gender policy and action
2015
This document was provided as background to the Green Climate Fund Meeting of the Board, 24-26 March 2015 in Songdo, Republic of Korea. The document covers linkages with other documents, lessons learned from other climate funds...
Gender and Climate Change in the Himalayas
B. Leduc / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2009
This paper highlights that global warming is impacting on the Himalayas in several ways, and that men and women are affected differently by change. The paper looks specifically at increased occurrence of natural disasters, depl...
Effects of institutions and natural resources in a multiple growth regime
Y. Belarbi; L. Sami; S. Souam / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
Dependence on natural resourcea is currently the object of a wide debate in the analysis of economic growth in rentier states. In this work, the authors examine the interaction effect between oil resources dependence and the quality o...
Estimating the income counterfactual for oil producing countries of the MENA region
M. Majbouri / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
How much richer would oil producing countries in the Middle East be if they invested all their natural resource rents? This study tries to answer this question by calculating the counterfactuals of capital stock and income under two m...
The impact of crop raiding by wild animals in communities surrounding the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A. Mwakatobe / Academic Journals, 2014
Crop damage is a serious source of conflict in communities adjacent to protected areas. Data on crop raiding were collected through questionnaires in villages at different distances from the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzani...
Perceptions of farmers in Bangladesh to Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) as an Agricultural Pest in | Sarker | Environment and Natural Resources Research
A.H.M. Raihan Sarker; E. Røskaft / Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014
We explored the degree to which Bangladeshi farmers perceive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as agricultural pests, as related to the type of farming and other demographic profile of the farmers. We analysed the size and cropping pa...
Story Map: Ecosystem services in the Cubango / Okavango river basin
GRID Arendal, 2015
Estimates by Alyward (2009) show that 380 000 people derive direct livelihood support from the Cubango/ Okabango River Basin. Much of the direct livelihood support is derived through the benefits obtained from wetlands and floodplain ...
Topic Guide: sub-national financing for urban infrastructure
R. Slater; H. Goyal / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Developing countries are growing faster than in the past, with significantly higher rates of growth than those in the developed world. Growth rates in Africa and India were well above 5% in 2014 and those in Ethiopia and Rwanda were h...
Topic guide: planning for sustainable and inclusive cities in the global South
A. Brown / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This new Topic Guide summarises key debates on one of the most important challenges of the 21st century – managing urban growth. The guide argues that urban planning has huge potential to address the major threats to citi...
Trees and livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda
A. Egeru; C. Okia; J. de Leeuw / Evidence on Demand, 2015
Karamoja is a dryland sub-region in north-east Uganda, where 82% of the population live under the poverty line. It is troubled by climate variability and climate change, where floods and droughts have had a particularly detrimental ef...
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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...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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