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- DocumentUNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 2013A key cross sectoral challenge for Pakistan is to build a resilient interrelated socio economic and ecological system.DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2001Although definitions of small-scale fisheries and fisheries management vary widely, it is generally accepted that their goal is to produce for generations of humans a reasonably steady, sustainable stream of benefits from living aquatic resources. However, a glance through current fisheries literature reveals a perplexing array of perspectives and prescriptions to achieve this goal.DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2013This report presents the findings from the synthesis of national land related issues in Grenada and establishes the baseline systemic and institutional capacity for land policy development.DocumentCAB International, 2011The problem of addressing overcapacity in small-scale fisheries is much more complex than that of reducing overcapacity in industrial fleets, suggets this research.Document
Enhancing macroeconomic resilience to natural disasters and climate change in the small states of the PacificInternational Monetary Fund Working Papers, 2015This working paper documents a cross-country study assessing the impact of natural disasters on growth in the Pacific islands as a group.Document
Loss and Damage in a warmer world: whither gender matters? Gender perspectives on the Loss and Damage debateLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Is the gender dimension adequately embedded in the loss and damage agenda?DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Need for adequate national policies and legal frameworks: case study from BangladeshDocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper argues that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) need to pay a particular attention to loss and damage and gender equality.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2014Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the global average during the past half-century, and temperatures are projected to rise 1.5-5° F (1-3 ºC) by 2030 and by 5-18° F (3-6.5 ºC) by 2100. Less sea ice covers the Arctic Ocean today than at any time in recent geologic history. At the same time, the land itself is also affected by temperature increases.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, but has increasingly developed national capacity to address climate change impacts. Climate‐related hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity, however, and as such it is now becoming clear that adaptation will not be sufficient to avoid loss and damage caused by the adverse effects of climate change.