Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change
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- 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.Document
Hot, hungry and starved of investment: supporting smallholders to build a climate-resilient agricultural sector in southern AfricaOxfam, 2016As the African Development Bank meets in southern Africa, one of the strongest and most sustainedDocument
The impact of food assistance on pastoralist livelihoods in humanitarian crises: an evidence synthesis protocolOxfam, 2016This protocol outlines plans for conducting an evidence synthesis on the impact of food aid on pastDocumentClimate and Development, 2011Concerns about the socio-economic impacts of observed and projected climate change have been high on the research agendas of scientists for the last several decades.DocumentWorld Bank Institute, World Bank, 2016The purpose of this study was to determine the financial cost of irrigation water in the Jordan Valley and the corresponding impact of higher water prices on farming. The analysis shows that JVA needs significant tariff increases to be able to attain a more financially sustainable footing.DocumentJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016Children are often excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, yet they are one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters. As a result, they experience physical, psychological and educational vulnerabilities. There is lack of research on children’s participation in DRR and their potential value in strengthening community resilience has been largely overlooked.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016It is likely that South Africa is overexploiting its water resources at the national level, as water withdrawals currently exceed reliable supply. using the international futures forecasting system, this paper forecasts that withdrawals in all three sectors (municipal, industrial and agricultural) will increase over the next 20 years.