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- DocumentEnergy Research Centre, 2014This policy brief is among the output from a research initiative designed to address the major uncertainties facing hydropower development in the Zambezi region, and to deepen understanding among stakeholders of the risks to hydropower from changes in climate and increased upstream water demand.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires a major shift in the way land, water, soil nutrients, and genetic resources are managed to ensure that these resources are used more efficiently. Making this shift requires considerable changes in technical approaches and financial mechanisms conclude the authors.DocumentCenter for International Forestry Research, 2015Given the lack of capacity and funds for REDD+ monitoring in many countries, greater integration of carbon, social and environmental monitoring – both across scales and between disciplines – could help make the process more cost-effective. To promote such integration, advancements are needed in three key areas:DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2015This reports on a series of assessments made for the city of Port Vila, Vanuatu to measure the baseline for understanding critical social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities and range of risks in the face of climate change.Document2009Given Grenada’s size, 100% of the estimated population of 110,000 can be exposed during a single storm event.Document
Evaluating climate change adaptation readiness of Caribbean island nations in relation to fisheries and fishing communitiesHalifax Initiative, 2015This thesis evaluated the readiness of Caribbean fisheries to respond to climate change including factors such as political leadership on adaptation; institutional organisation for adaptation; adaptation decision making and stakeholder involvement; climate change information and research; funding for adaptation planning and evaluation; and science and technology to inform adaptation.Document
Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change: Barbados country profileFuture of Reefs in a Changing Environment, University of Queensland, 2014This report provides a summary of governance and livelihoods research conducted as part of the Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE) project.DocumentFrontiers in Marine Science, 2015A key element of aligned, long-term scientific collaboration is simply the right people finding each other, maintain the authors in this report. At SIDS Conference 2014 it was proposed that a platform be developed to connect seekers and providers of funding.DocumentCaribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2012Eighteen participants from 11 countries participated in a 2012 workshop, representing National Fisherfolk Organisations (NFOs) and Primary Fisherfolk Organisations (PFOs).Document2003This paper is based on long-term research on small-scale fisheries and community-based resource management and discusses alternatives to conventional management which may be more responsive to uncertainty, complexity and knowledge-sharing. The second starting point concerns the need to manage environment and resource systems for resilience, rather than for products and commodities.