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- DocumentForest Peoples Programme, 2014Guyana 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.Document2014In 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.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2014During 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.Document2015Women 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.Document2015Around 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.DocumentUN Women, 2015The Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) currently includes 26 women’s networks covering around 100 countries, predominantly in the developing world.Document
Future of reefs in a changing environment: An ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change: Belize country profileThe Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies - University of the West Indies, 2014This report provides a summary of governance and livelihoods research conducted as part of the Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE) project.Document
Crop isurance: security for farmers and agricultural stakeholders in the face of seasonal climate variabilityPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009Crop insurance is a risk management tool designed to even out agricultural risks and address the consequences of natural disasters to make losses more bearable, especially to the marginalized farmers. In the Philippines, the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) implements and manages the government program on agricultural insurance.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012The frequency of intense floods and storms is increasing globally, particularly in Asia-Pacific, amid the specter of climate change. Associated with these natural disasters are more variable and extreme rainfall and temperatures as recorded in publicly available databases for the world, Asia-Pacific, and the Philippines, the case examined in detail.Document
Deepening regional cooperation for disaster recovery and reconstruction: a proposal for proactive approach to risk financingPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015Studies find increasing frequency, intensity, and impacts of natural disasters, especially as they interplay with the negative effects of climate change, environmental degradation, and rapid urbanization. The financial implications could be massive, especially in terms of damages on private assets, public infrastructure and on the productive agents of the economy.