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Impact of climate change on life & livelihood of Dalits: An exploratory study from disaster risk reduction lensNational Campaign on Dalit Human Rights, 2013Dalit people are a highly vulnerable group, especially with regard to climate change, given both their high dependence on natural resources, and social, political, and economic exclusion inhibiting their adaptive capacity.DocumentInternational Fund for Agricultural Development, 2013This paper features five case studies of rural development projects which represent a variety of situations in which environmental or climate-related problems pose a challenge to human development. The projects are based in Kenya, Turkey, Viet Nam, Bangladesh and Bolivia.DocumentCARE International, 2013In Garissa County, the impacts of climate change are already being felt by communities, who are seeking ways to adapt to the changes and to build resilient livelihoods. These changes are combined with other environmental, economic and political factors to create a situation of increasing vulnerability for poor and marginalized households.DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2013The Malawi Vulnerability Assessment (Malawi VA) was an initiative of the USAID African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC). Its goal was to understand current and projected climate change impacts in central and southern Malawi, and to explore to what extent national and district government entities, rural communities, and households are equipped to adapt to those impacts.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2013The goal of this research was to examine the likely impacts of climate change on agriculture in Bangladesh, and develop recommendations to policymakers to help farmers adapt to the changes. A variety of research methods were used.Document
Using climate information to support adaptation planning and policy-making: A practical case study in Bagamoyo District, coastal TanzaniaStockholm Environment Institute, 2013This case study is designed to provide a practical example of how to use climate information to support adaptation planning and policy-making. The paper focuses on the Bagamoyo district in coastal Tanzania. Local livelihoods are mostly based on natural resources, including small-scale agriculture, seaweed farming, traditional fishing and small-scale eco-tourism.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2013Cambodia has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. This International Food and Policy Institute discussion paper utilises crop models and village surveys to provide an overview of Cambodian agriculture's adaptation to climate change impacts.Document
Recognizing local agro-ecological knowledge in sustainable intensification of tree-crop-livestock farming systemsWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2013This technical paper by the World Agroforestry Centre analyses what farmers in the highlands of Ethiopia currently know about ecosystem processes and the interactions between trees, crops and livestock. The aim is to use this information to guide interventions that will build more intensive and climate-resilient systems.DocumentJournal of Agricultural Extension, 2013Changing climate and weather patterns are predicted to have severe negative impacts on food production, food security and natural resources in the immediate and coming years. Climate change alters the development of cocoa pods, insect pests and pathogens which translate into lower crop yields and impact farm income.Document
Challenges for a climate compatible development: how to strengthen agricultural, livestock and forestry public policiesLatin American Platform on Climate, 2012This policy brief emerges from a process of analysis of the status and quality of the public policies on climate change and development in ten Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Colombia, El Salvador and Paraguay.