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Climate change adaption readiness: lessons from the 2015/16 El Niño for climate readiness in Southern AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Southern Africa is experiencing its worst drought in at least 35 years. The drought is associated with an acute El Niño cycle, a periodic weather phenomenon that affects weather patterns across large regions of the globe, including Southern Africa.DocumentNexus for ICTs, Climate Change and Development, 2016This page provides guidance materials relating to RABIT: the Resilience Assessment Benchmarking and Impact Toolkit. This enables the measurement of resilience baselines, and also measurement of the impact on resilience of development interventions; particularly introduction of ICTs. It focuses on resilience in low-income communities.DocumentChemonics International Inc., 2017This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate. The findings suggest that local development plans hold promise as a vehicle for engaging communities and integrating adaptation into local development planning, but that more needs to be done to strengthen the process.Document
Policies and practices for climate smart agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa: A comparative assessment of challenges and opportunities across 15 countriesFood, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2014This report is a product of the collaboration between the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) and the Earth System Governance Project, on policies for climate-smart agriculture.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Smallholder farmers in Uganda face a wide range of agricultural production risks, with climate change and variability presenting new risks and vulnerabilities. Climate related risks such as prolonged dry seasons have become more frequent and intense with negative impacts on agricultural livelihoods and food security.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This report reflects the summary of baseline findings in Malawi, under the auspices of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa.Document
Towards policy integration of disaster risk, climate adaptation, and development in ASEAN: a baseline assessmentCentre For Non-Traditional Security Studies, 2017This Insight attempts to create a baseline assessment of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adap-tation (CCA) policies in ten Southeast Asian countries.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Ongoing investments in agriculture will not deliver for Africa until the destabilising nature of crop pest events, especially shock outbreak events, are addressed. As a result of climate change, the prevalence of crop pests will change and the frequency of shock pest events will increase, putting agricultural systems at risk.Document
Climate and livestock disease: assessing the vulnerability of agricultural systems to livestock pests under climate change scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Livestock as a sector is extremely important to the global economy and to rural livelihoods. As of 2013, there was an estimated 38 billion livestock in the world, or five animals for every person. Most (81%) were in developing countries. Around one billion smallholder farmers keep livestock, many of them women.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises.