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    Enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa: an exploration into alternative investment options

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2012
    This discussion paper seeks to explore alternative investment options with the aim of enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa. Climate change, conflict, drought and increasing populations are leading many to pessimistic conclusions regarding the future viability of pastoral farming, arguing that these livelihoods should be sedentarised and diversified.
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    The poverty and welfare impacts of climate change quantifying the effects, identifying the adaptation strategies

    World Bank, 2012
    Although poverty remains widespread in south Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, substantial progress has been made especially in the past three decades. Nevertheless, this report stresses that climate change is likely to reduce agricultural productivity, which will directly affect poor people's livelihood assets including health, access to water and other natural resources, homes and infrastructure.
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    Are food insecure smallholder households making changes in their farming practices? Evidence from east Africa

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012
    Smallholder farmers across east Africa have started to embrace climate-resilient farming approaches and technologies, according to this study by the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) research programme.
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    Food security and climate change: a report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition of the committee on world food security

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    This report analyses the connected problem of food security and climate change. It observes that a social vulnerability lens is essential to understand why certain individuals, households or communities experience differences in food insecurity risks, even when they are in the same geographic region.
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    Impact of Climate Change on Rural Salvadorian Farmers

    The George Washington University Medical Center, USA, 2011
    The objective of this consultancy is to explore climate change impacts on food supply and security as well as on hazards that threaten subsistence farmers in El Salvador.
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    Climate Risk Assessment for the Intersectoral Program on Food and Nutrition Security in El Salvador

    2010
    The document is a climate assessment conducted for the Intersectoral Program on Food and Nutrition Security (ISAN), and is divided into two parts: (1) analysis of potential risks to achieving the objectives outlined in ISAN, considering climate change impacts, and (2) identification of potential adjustments or adaptation measures that could be implemented to reduce the risks from climate change.
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    Coping with a changing climate: considerations for adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
    This book presents historical evidence of the linkages between climate and food security and the current challenges climate change poses on world food security. It argues that changing climatic conditions are projected to affect food security from the local to the global level as the unpredictability of weather conditions increases.
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    Climate change, water and food security

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2011
    This report summarises current knowledge of the anticipated impacts of climate change on water availability for agriculture. It examines the implications for local and national food security and the methods and approaches for assessing climate change impacts on water and agriculture.
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    Climate change impacts and adaptation in Nepal

    International Water Management Institute, 2010
    This working paper aims to create a more comprehensive understanding of how the impacts of CC will be realized at different scales in Nepal (from household livelihoods to national food security), and the many institutions governing the ultimate adaptation process. SectionI, Background, provides background information on Nepal.
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    Agriculture and climate change: a scoping report

    Meridian Institute, 2011
    This scoping report provides context and analysis for addressing agriculture in international climate negotiations with the aim of informing climate negotiators and other stakeholders of different options and unpacking issues of interest.

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