Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change
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A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in BangladeshSustainability Science, 2016The 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 study sites across Bangladesh.DocumentInternational Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2015Climate 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.DocumentThe Climate Institute, 2016Grown 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-quality, instant coffee market.Document
Ecosystem services and livelihoods in a changing climate: understanding local adaptations in the Upper Koshi, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem based livelihoods of the people.DocumentCentre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2016Countries 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).DocumentCARE International, 2016Futuna sits in the Pacific Ocean, one of Vanuatu’s 83 islands. It is a remote but special place. Here, resident’s fish and farm, and are renowned for their weaving talents, making baskets and bags. Since 2009, CARE has been working with the community of Futuna to support their efforts to reduce disasters and to adapt to climate change.DocumentUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2014Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local natural resources for their livelihood.Document
Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoodsAJ, 2016The fate of the forest is usually connected with forest management systems, societal demands as well as exposure to major disturbances such as wildfires, heavy browsing animals.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] World Food Programme, 2016There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.&Document
Perception-based analysis of climate change effect on forest-based livelihood: the case of Vhembe District in South AfricaJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016Forests are vulnerable to climate change and are also major sources of livelihood for many rural households in Africa.