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- DocumentLow Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership, 2017The LEDS Global Partnership Resource guide for NDC finance presents a curated selection of resources on a range of topics around finance for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and low emission development strategies (LEDS). It is designed to help NDC and LEDS practitioners find high quality resources that meet their specific needs, avoiding time consuming web searching.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2017New research by CRISE reveals important gaps and inconsistencies in post-conflict reconstruction policies on Horizontal Inequalities. Based on in-depth studies of eight diverse post-conflict countries and four cross-cutting thematic studies, the findings provide a framework that helps to explain sources of success, and failure, and points to policy requirements and constraints in this area.DocumentLSE Research Online, 2015This briefing note is the outcome of a DFID-SARH commissioned research project (March 2014 – October 2015) on the “Urbanisation-Construction-Migration NeDocument
Rethinking food aid in a chronically food-insecure region: Effects of food aid on local power relations and vulnerability patterns in Northwestern NepalInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The impacts of repeated food aid programmes on households’ livelihood strategies and capacity to adapt to stressors such as climate change were investigated in the chronically food-insecure district of Humla in Nepal, using food security as an entry point for analysing vulnerability.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Humanitarian crises appear dramatic, overwhelming and sudden, with aid required immediately to save lives. Whereas climate change is about changing hazard patterns and crises are in reality rarely unexpected, with academic researchers and humanitarian and development organisations warning about possible risks for months before they take place.Document
Workshop report: Research policy interface: incentivizing communities for ecosystem services in Nepal, 9 November 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In 2005, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) emphasized the importance of the link between the ecosystem, ecosystem services and human wellbeing to policy makers. The concept of ecosystem services is widely discussed in scientific and policy discourse.Document
Projected impacts of climate change on forests in the Brahmaputra, Koshi, and Upper Indus river basinsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Two dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs), IBIS and LPJ, were used to assess the projected impacts of climate change on forests in terms of the shifts in vegetation types and changes in NPP (net primary productivity) in the mid Brahmaputra, Koshi, and upper Indus river basins.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017About Transboundary Landscape Initiatives in the Hindu Kush Himalaya:DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017About Transboundary Landscape Initiatives in the Hindu Kush Himalaya:DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Traditional cultivation practices of large cardamom serve as an example for harnessing a local mountain niche that is sympatric to agro-climatic ranges between 400 and 2,300 m elevations.