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    Chanje Lavi Plantè in Haiti: Hillside soil conservation as a measure to increase yields and sequester carbon in Haiti

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    Chanje Lavi Plantè is a three-year project in the Feed the Future (FTF) initiative. The project, implemented by Chemonics International, focuses its efforts in the Cul-de-Sac, Matheux, and lower Central Plateau areas of Haiti. The number of direct beneficiary smallholder farmers is 60,000 households, with a total of 90,000 households expected to benefit from improved income and nutrition.
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    Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius

    International Organization for Migration, 2016
    The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk.
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    Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco

    International Organization for Migration, 2016
    On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressure on natural resources in the most part of rural areas.
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    The importance of reducing animal product consumption and wasted food in mitigating catastrophic climate change

    John Hopkins University Press, 2015
    Globally about 30 percent of the food supply is never eaten. If all the world’s food losses and waste (wasted food) were represented as a country, it would be the third highest GHG emitter, after China and the United States. Additionally, food decomposing in landfills generates significant quantities of methane.
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    Cities in climate change mitigation policy

    Agence française de développement, 2016
    The phenomenon of accelerated urbanization of emerging and developing economies is a potential source of harmful environmental impacts on people’s well-being. Major negative effects can especially be expected on the climate, possibly compromising, in the long run, large-scale local economic development. 
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    Climate resilient planning toolkit: Booklet 3: worksheets

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    This toolkit, developed through the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme, is designed to develop and deliver health, education, water and sanitation hardware interventions that are more resilient to climate extremes and disasters. It provides a generic framework to help users:
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    Climate resilient planning toolkit: Booklet 2: worked examples

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    This toolkit, developed through the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme, is designed to develop and deliver health, education, water and sanitation hardware interventions that are more resilient to climate extremes and disasters. It provides a generic framework to help users:
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    Climate resilient planning toolkit: Booklet 1: guidelines

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    This toolkit, developed through the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme, is designed to develop and deliver health, education, water and sanitation hardware&nb
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    Human rights implications of climate change mitigation actions

    CDM Watch / Carbon Market Watch, 2015
    Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have recognized that they should fully respect human rights in all climate-related actions, and, at the time they negotiated the 1992 UNFCCC in Rio de Janeiro, principles of public participation and sustainable development were at the forefront of their minds, as embodied in the Rio Declaration of the same conference.
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    Using migration to develop resilience against climate change in Mauritius

    International Organization for Migration, 2015
    Among the extreme weather occurrences in Mauritius, there are three that have directly impacted communities: tropical cyclones, flash floods and sea-level rise. Other related observed phenomena are droughts, landslides, forest fires, coral bleaching and wave surges.

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