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Towards the development and implementation of effective policies for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptationUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2015The development and implementation of effective policies to ensure disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) need close collaboration and knowledge exchange between decision makers, the scientific community, the private sector, and civil society organisations, as well as the public. In practice, two major problems have been identified.DocumentCaribbean Community Climate Change Centre, 2014Small scale fisheries, critical to the livelihoods, coastal economies and food security of coastal communities, are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.DocumentOxfam, 2015Asia is experiencing unprecedented change. Some of these changes are bringing undeniable benefits, such as the millions of Asians being lifted out of poverty by economic growth, and the soaring accessibility of information technology.DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2015This briefing paper provides a contextual understanding of the challenges and opportunities of climate change in relation to human settlements in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).DocumentUnited Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2010While droughts are a frequent occurrence in the region, the region’s adaptation to such events is quite poor. This paper illustrates the impacts of the most recent drought in the Caribbean through specific examples.Document
Status of coral reefs of the Lesser Antilles: The French West Indies, The Netherlands Antilles, Anguilla, Antigua, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago2008Chapter on the status of coral reef health which have been produced using the data and information from many coral reef experts around the world.DocumentGlobal Environment Facility Environmental Information Infrastructure (EII) for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2007The capacity needs assessment examined the functions, procedures, products, data, tools and human resources available in each agency and uses this information to determine GIS and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) requirements in relation to the performance of the functions of the agency.DocumentECN, 2012The analysis in this report demonstrates how low-carbon development options in the forestry sector in Kenya can lower GHG emissions out to 2030 compared to the reference case and, at the same time, contribute to Kenya’s sustainable development goals.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2015Climate change adaptation strategies at city-level are increasingly important for identifying and implementing adequate responses to climatic threats. Quito’s Climate Change Strategy (QCCS) includes a range of innovative programmes that combine risk reduction with institutional capacity building and enhanced citizen participation.DocumentGovernment of Grenada, 2015Report showcasing quality documents on climate change and development for Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, as part of the project, Improving Access to Online Knowledge Resources on Climate and Development Phase 3.