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- DocumentEnvironmental Change Institute, 2016Loss and Damage (L&D) has emerged as a key area in international climate policy with actions to address L&D being developed under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).Document
Mobilizing science for climate change, agriculture and food security: engaging the Southeast Asian mediaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015In the context of agriculture and food security, science innovations on mitigating and adapting to climate change are available, but these are not well shared with next users and end users (especially farmers) and the public due to inadequate coverage by the mainstream media, a powerful partner in communication and engagement.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Low emissions development strategies (LEDS) are national economic and social development plans that promote sustainable development while reducing GHG emissions. While LEDS programs have helped to mainstream economy-wide planning for low emissions, planning for low emissions agriculture has remained nascent.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture comprise 10-12% of anthropocentric global emissions; and 76% of the agricultural emissions are generated in the developing world. Landscape GHG accounting is an effective way to efficiently develop baseline emissions and appropriate mitigation approaches.Document
Women-led agroforestry and improved cookstoves in Honduras Field evaluation of farmer-led gender-transformative strategies for low emissions agricultureClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This paper outlines the development of a women-led agroforestry and improved cookstoves project in Honduras. Analysis aims to contribute to learning for future projects, especially projects aiming to improve gender relations. The project intended to increase gender equity among smallholder farmers while reducing greenhouse gas emissions through agroforestry and fuel-efficient stoves.Document
Increasing resilience to droughts in Viet Nam: the role of forests, agroforestry, and climate smart agricultureClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The 2015-16 drought is the most severe that Viet Nam has experienced in at least 90 years. In the Central Highlands, South Central Coast, and Mekong Delta regions, 18 provinces have declared a state of emergency and 22 provinces have been seriously affected.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional engagement” vis-à-vis the People’s Republic of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilateralism. In the field of climate change, China has been an increasingly important member of the UNFCCC process and a key target of European engagement policies.Document
Setting partnership for climate change adaptation in the CCAFS Yatenga site, Burkina Faso: analysis of gaps and opportunitiesClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’s (CGIAR) program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is aiming to address the complex and dynamic relationships between climate change, agricultural practices and food security. Its strategy for impact recognizes that good research may only be one of the multiple cornerstones of research for development.Document
Addressing environmental degradation and rural poverty through climate change adaptation: an evaluation of social learning in drought-affected districts of Southern IndiaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The overall goal of this paper is to apply the climate change and social learning monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework of the CGIAR’s Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Policies and Institutions Flagship program to a climate change innovation platform.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The livestock sector is one of the major contributors in agriculture, by some estimates contributing up to 18% of the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.