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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This paper aims to inform policy looking to step up investment in the electricity sector of developing countries and align it to other development goals such as universal access to energy or sustainability.Three questions guide the analysis:Document
Maximisation of Benefits for the Poor of Investments in Renewable Electricity: A Policy Tool for Project PlanningInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Electricity improves users’ quality of life and can enable income generation when used for productive activities, hence supporting an escape from the poverty trap. Where generation comes from renewable sources, it also makes a positive contribution to low-carbon development; for many, this is a classic ‘win-win’ situation.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014On 19 and 20 March 2014 IDS convened an e-discussion on ‘strengthening the poverty impact of renewable electricity investments’. The event sought to instigate a global dialogue on what is required to maximise the poverty impact of clean electricity investments, as well as inform ongoing IDS work on this topic.The e-discussion was structured around three threads:DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Smallholder farmers in Uganda face a wide range of agricultural production risks, with climate change and variability presenting new risks and vulnerabilities. Climate related risks such as prolonged dry seasons have become more frequent and intense with negative impacts on agricultural livelihoods and food security.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This report reflects the summary of baseline findings in Malawi, under the auspices of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This report reflects upon the consolidated findings from the baseline and scoping studies conducted under the auspices of Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa.Document
Towards policy integration of disaster risk, climate adaptation, and development in ASEAN: a baseline assessmentCentre For Non-Traditional Security Studies, 2017This Insight attempts to create a baseline assessment of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adap-tation (CCA) policies in ten Southeast Asian countries.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Ongoing investments in agriculture will not deliver for Africa until the destabilising nature of crop pest events, especially shock outbreak events, are addressed. As a result of climate change, the prevalence of crop pests will change and the frequency of shock pest events will increase, putting agricultural systems at risk.Document
Climate and livestock disease: assessing the vulnerability of agricultural systems to livestock pests under climate change scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Livestock as a sector is extremely important to the global economy and to rural livelihoods. As of 2013, there was an estimated 38 billion livestock in the world, or five animals for every person. Most (81%) were in developing countries. Around one billion smallholder farmers keep livestock, many of them women.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises.