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The implications of land issues for climate resilient informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New GuineaAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, 2016This research aims to understand the implications of land issues for the climate resilience of informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, both of which have more than 80% customary tenure.Document
Vulnerability and risk assessment to support implementation of the Uttarakhand action plan on climate changeClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2013The Climate Knowledge and Development Network supported a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment process in Uttarakhand to provide the Government of Uttarakhand with the evidence base to refine and prioritise the UAPCC.DocumentInternational Center for Tropical Agriculture, 2015Cocoa in Indonesia: Understanding carbon footprint and GHG emissions is the sixth in a collection of CIAT fundraising factsheets that provide overviews of the following cocoa in Indonesia issues:DocumentOxfam, 2016Asia is experiencing unprecedented change. Some of these changes are bringing undeniable benefits, such as the millions of Asians being lifted out of poverty by economic growth, and the soaring accessibility of information technology.DocumentJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016The frequency of climate-related disasters such as floods is growing due to environmental and human factors. This paper examines the impact of flooding and communities’ perceptions towards responses to flooding in the cases of Maniini and Tshilungwi Villages in the Thulamela Municipality in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.Document
Vulnerability of the fisheries sector to climate change impacts in small island developing states and the wider CaribbeanThe Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies - University of the West Indies, 2013Small island states are expected to be more significantly affected by climate change than other areas due to a variety of geographic, economic, political and social factors.Document
Livelihoods vulnerability and capacity for adaptation to climate change in Union Island, St. Vincent and the GrenadinesThe Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies - University of the West Indies, 2011Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among the countries that are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Most SIDS have low adaptive capacity and are more susceptible to the effects of climate change. This may be attributed to their small size and stages of development.DocumentThe Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies - University of the West Indies, 2009This report discusses the project aims, outputs and achievements of a joint project between CERMES and IUCN to study the impacts of climate change on small-scale fisheries. The focus was on the impacts on fisheries livelihoods and the identification of opportunities for future research specific to the needs on Caribbean fisheries.DocumentEuropean Union, 2011This report focuses on the most important impacts from COOPENER projects which can be used by public bodies, NGOS, and commercial organisations based in the EU as well as in the target countries. It also presents lessons learned, which can be helpful to Commission services, Member States'organisations and other organisations working with similar activities and programmes.DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: What is the level of insurance availability and coverage against disaster risks at the household and business level across Pacific islands countries, and how does this compare internationally?