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Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy Brief.International Union for Conservation of Nature, 2016This policy brief examines the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) with regard to the inclusion of specific efforts addressing blue carbon ecosystems, namely mangroves, tidal saltmarshes and seagrasses, as climate mitigation or adaptation solutions.Document
Blue carbon - Nationally Determined Contributions inventory. Appendix to: Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined ContributionsGRID Arendal, 2017This appendix provides an inventory of the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeDocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017Despite a fall in deforestation, frequency and severity of fires in the Brazilian Amazon are rising, causing huge carbon emissions, biodiversity losses and local economic costs. The ignition sources are anthropogenic and mostly related to the accidental spread of agricultural fires.DocumentLow Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership, 2017The LEDS Global Partnership Resource guide for NDC finance presents a curated selection of resources on a range of topics around finance for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and low emission development strategies (LEDS). It is designed to help NDC and LEDS practitioners find high quality resources that meet their specific needs, avoiding time consuming web searching.Document
Real-time evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative. Empowerment of indigenous peoples and forest dependent local communities through support to civil society organisationsNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017The Terms of References (ToR) of the present evaluation have the following objectives:DocumentMyanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017This study examines the implications of climate change for international affairs in Southeast Asia and for ASEAN as a multilateral organization. Climate change and efforts to mitigate climate change give rise to major risks as well as opportunities in international affairs.Document
Myanmar's attractiveness for investment in the energy sector: A comparative international perspectiveMyanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017This report examines the strengths and weaknesses of Myanmar’s business climate in the petroleum and renewable energy sectors: how it compares with other countries, especially in ASEAN; what matters to foreign investors; and how this situation can be improved.DocumentCenter for International Climate Research, 2017The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as the “process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects. In human systems, adaptation seeks to moderate or avoid harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. In some natural systems, human intervention may facilitate adjustment to expected climate and its effects.”DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017Climate risk represents an increasing threat to poor and vulnerable farmers in drought-prone areas of Africa. This study assesses the fertilizer adoption responses of food insecure farmers in Malawi, where Drought Tolerant (DT) maize was recently introduced. A field experiment, eliciting risk attitudes of farmers, is combined with a detailed farm household survey.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This paper examines adoption of drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties under rainfall stress in Malawi using a Mundlak-Chamberlain panel Probit model with a Control Function approach. DT maize varieties is a promising technology that has the capacity to help smallholder farmers adapt to drought risks.