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    Driving, connecting and communicating: the many roles of national government in climate adaptation planning

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean nations’ ability to achieve their economic and social development goals.
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    Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: the case for climate resilient investment in the Caribbean

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    For the Caribbean, climate change is not tomorrow’s problem. The threats it poses are neither distant nor abstract – they are already apparent.
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    Repositioning Chinese development finance in Latin America: opportunities for green finance

    Global Economic Governance Initiative, Boston University, 2016
    China is one of the largest creditors of Latin American and the Caribbean and has loaned the region more than $125 billion since 2005. However, the  composition of China’s financing in the region has been concentrated in commodity related sectors that are currently on the decline.
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    Inclusive social protection in Latin America: a comprehensive, rights-based approach

    United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2017
    Owing to continuing severe problems in Latin America, including poverty, inequality, vulnerability, unemployment and informal employment, which worsened during the crisis of late 2008 and early 2009, Latin American countries must be urged strenuously to strengthen their social protection systems and to extend them to include those that are currently excluded, as advocated by previous ECLAC do
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    Forest governance in Latin America: strategies for implementing REDD

    Springerlink, 2016
    Global interest in and attention to forests have grown as concerns about global warming and climate change have taken a heightened position in international policy debates. Forests have been repositioned in international arenas as repositories of global value for their contribution to carbon sequestration and climate mitigation.
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    Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance

    Springerlink, 2016
    The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concepts and theory from elite studies.
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    Human development and poverty reduction in developing countries

    Department for International Development, UK, 2016
    The main objectives of the research financed by the DfID/ESRC grant have been: i) to better understand the processes through which human capital is accumulated in developing countries; and, ii) how this process can lead to the reduction of poverty both in the short and in the long run.
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    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
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    Developing beans that can beat the heat

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015
    In Africa and Latin America, the production of beans ( Phaseolus vulgaris ) is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts, which include higher temperatures and more frequent drought.
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    Health care facility climate change resiliency workshop

    Pan American Health Organization, 2015
    In addition to their primary roles in treating illness and injuries, health care facilities provide a first line of defence in protecting individuals and communities from the impacts of climate change.

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