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- Document2017The Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme aims to build the resilience of up to 5 million vulnerable people across the Sahel, East Africa and Asia against climate extremes and disasters. BRACED is funded by the UK Department for Interrnational Development.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017• Research shows that in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) climate variability already influences water availability, ecosystem services, and agricultural production. According to downscaled climate projections, the risks of climate-induced hazards such as floods, landslides, and droughts are projected to increase significantly by 2050.Document
Regional orientation training on ecosystem services assessment: 19–23 December 2016, Udayapur, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative aims to support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts through collaborative action research and pilot activities.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.Document
Everybody lives upstream: the watershed approach for the changing climate of the Hindu Kush HimalayaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Globally, the watershed approach has been proven as a way to bridge human and natural systems for the conservation, sustainable use, and renewal of natural resources, especially water.Document
Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate: A synthesis report from the Raising Risk Awareness projectClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017TheDocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This working paper addresses the following question: are climate change-related expenditures starting to appear in national budgets to secure the early implementation ofDocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This inside story draws out lessons from a CDKN project which focused on the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) market in Peru, aiming to develop a broader understaDocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This CDKN Essentials summarises recommendations on the appropriateness of, and best practices for, urban resettlement and relocation as a response to disaster risk.Document
Proceedings of The Regional Policy Workshop on Adaptation Outlook for the Hindu Kush Himalaya, 2–3 February 2017, Kathmandu, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The HICAP regional workshop on ‘Adaptation Outlook for the Hindu Kush Himalaya’ brought together experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners working on climate change policies in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) countries.