Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation
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- DocumentFood, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2010Agriculture in Africa is changing rapidly. Agriculture and livestock systems are among the most climate sensitive economic sectors. Many of the climate change predictions suggest that African livestock will be damaged by as early as 2020.DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2012Over the past century South Africa has become increasingly reliant on the manufacturing and services industries for its economic development and growth. However, the natural environment continues to play an important role in the livelihoods of particularly the poor, those in rural areas and the agriculture sector – the latter being essential for urban living.Document
Are trees buffering ecosystems and livelihoods in agricultural landscapes of the Lower Mekong Basin? Consequences for climate-change adaptationWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2014This working paper analyses 1) the impacts of continuing land-use and climate changes in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) region; and 2) the potential role of increased use of trees in agricultural landscapes to reduce the negative impact of land-use changes.Document
Natural systems and climate change resilience in the Lower Mekong Basin: future directions for biodiversity, agriculture and livelihoods in a rapidly changing environmentInternational Centre for Environmental Management, 2014This report finds that despite the diversity of livelihoods and ecosystems In the Lower Mekong Basin, most sectors’ resilience to climate change is dependent on health natural ecosystems.Document
Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa: Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and TanzaniaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014FAO-Sida report providing evidence and lessons learned from a climate adaptation pilot project in Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study aims to illustrate how the Western Province in Sri Lanka is promoting urban and peri-urban agriculture and forestry as a strategy to reduce vulnerability to climate change, while at the same time enhancing urban liveability and livelihoods.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This working paper explores the ‘scaling out’ of community-based adaptation (CBA) pilots, which is defined as ‘more quality benefits to more people over a wider geographical area, more equitably, more quickly, and more lastingly’.Document
Supporting the vulnerable: Increasing adaptive capacities of agropastoralists to climate change in West and southern Africa using a transdisciplinary research approachInternational Livestock Research Institute, 2013This publication seeks to identify promoted policy entry points to support the implementation of priority adaptation strategies, and identifies policy mechanisms as appropriate interventions to allow agropastoralists to buffer the effects of climate variability and change.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2012This paper analyses data from a household-level survey of 980 agricultural and fishing households in seven sites across southern Bangladesh. We examine the relationship between assets, livelihood strategies, food security and farming practice changes. These households are coping with huge demographic, economic, and environmental changes.DocumentCanadian Center of Science and Education, 2013This paper uses Sesheke district in Western Zambia as a case study on climate variability and gender and relates it to how the livelihoods of natural resource dependent women and men have been affected.