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CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in BangladeshSustainability Science, 2016The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven study sites across Bangladesh.DocumentInternational Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2015Climate change has increasingly been recognised as the main challenge facing humanity in the coming decades. The starting point of this study is the consideration of future climate change scenarios and the uncertainties they bring.DocumentThe Climate Institute, 2016Grown predominantly in tropical highlands, Arabica coffee (Coffea Arabica) dominates global production, making up about 70 per cent of supply. Low-lying areas supply Robusta (Coffea canephora ) destined mainly for the low-quality, instant coffee market.Document
Ecosystem services and livelihoods in a changing climate: understanding local adaptations in the Upper Koshi, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem based livelihoods of the people.DocumentCentre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2016Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change).OrganisationThis Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment GuarDocumentMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA, 2014Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In Odisha, the Scheme has been a strong pillar of support for the rural area in their quest for livelihood security.OrganisationThe Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s EconDocumentCARE International, 2016Futuna sits in the Pacific Ocean, one of Vanuatu’s 83 islands. It is a remote but special place. Here, resident’s fish and farm, and are renowned for their weaving talents, making baskets and bags. Since 2009, CARE has been working with the community of Futuna to support their efforts to reduce disasters and to adapt to climate change.