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    Growing greener cities in Latin America and the Caribbean - a-i3696e.pdf

    2014
    This report looks at the progress that has been made toward realising 'greener cities' in which urban and peri-urban agriculture is recognised by public policy and included in urban development strategies and land-use planning. It is based on the results of a survey in 23 countries and data on 110 cities and municipalities.
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    Spotlight on key publications: climate change adaptation in mountain ecosystems

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2012
    Mountain ecosystems in Central America and the Andean region play an important role in relation to economic activities, ecosystem services and cultural heritage in numerous Latin American countries.
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    Spotlight on publications: disaster risk management in Latin American cities

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
    This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing some of the main aspects of the Latin American experience with disaster risk management (DRM) in cities: links and relationships between urban poverty and disasters; the importance of regulatory frameworks, institutions and governance; the challenges and opportunities of building resilient cities; the political ec
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    Spotlight on Publications: Urban Environmental Governance

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2012
    Latin American cities are tackling environmental challenges through governance mechanisms and initiatives at the local level. The list of publications contianed in this brief highlights key research, policy analysis, and case studies focusing on the urban environmental governance strategies used in Latin American urban areas.
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    Energy efficiency improvement and new and renewable energy development strategies for Ukraine

    Korea Development Institute, 2010
    MOSF and KDI launched the first KSP project on Mid-term Economic Development Strategies for Ukraine in January 2008. The four topics dealt with in the first KSP project were:
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    Indigenous peoples’ rights and climate policies in Guyana: a special report

    Forest Peoples Programme, 2014
    Guyana is a high forest cover and low deforestation country with tropical forests covering up to 85% of the national land area. The vast majority of Guyana’s forests are found on lands traditionally used and occupied by Amerindian families and communities.
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    Mega-cities & infrastructure in Latin America: what its people think

    2014
    In late 2013, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted a multisectoral public opinion survey in five Latin American cities to better understand the way citizens perceive the quality of life, the needs of urban infrastructure and the standards of public services.
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    Forest resource development in Korea

    Korea Development Institute, 2014
    During the colonial period in the early 20th Century, around three years of the Korean War that broke out in 1950 after the establishment of the Republic of Korea in 1948 and the postwar period of political and social turmoil, the forests on the Korean Peninsula faced severe devastation.
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    Strategies for managing vulnerability of women vegetable farmers in the central region of Ghana

    2015
    Women constitute an important part of food systems around the world, as evidenced by the fact that they produce an estimated 70% of subsistence crops, and the fundamental role they play in processing and distribution.
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    Seeds of adaptation: climate change, crop diversification, and the role of women farmers

    2015
    Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the message conveyed in this gender brief by the Center for International Forestry Research.

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