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Creating a sustainable food future: A menu of solutions to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2013With population growth and development creating ever-more demand for food (noted here as comprising two-thirds and one-third a function of the increase respectively), humanity faces a growing food gap between what will be needed in 2050, and what can sustainably be produced.Document2013Recently, an international Arbitration Tribunal, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), decided in favour of the ‘climate victims’ of Bangladesh against international gas extracting company, NIKO, and due to that decision, it will now be possible for the domestic courts of Bangladesh to hear the pending money suit on compensation.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013The city of Rio de Janeiro has developed a highly efficient early warning system (EWS) that is having an impressive impact after just three years in operation. The measures employed are innovative, inclusive and non-resource intensive, and are thus highly applicable to cities in other developing regions.DocumentWorld Conservation Union, 2013This pilot of the Environment and Gender Index aims to measure country performance at the intersection of gender, environment, and sustainable development. Socially constructed determinants can contribute to women’s disempowerment.OrganisationDocument
Mapping the regional variation in potential vulnerability in Indian agriculture to climate change: An exercise through constructing vulnerability indexAfrican Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2013The anticipated changes in water availability, temperature rise, soil degradation and the suggested increase in extreme weather events are likely to greatly affect agriculture in India. This paper aims to develop the vulnerability profile of agricultural systems of the Indian states to the changing climate scenarios.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) provides a framework for assessing and managing a broad range of environmental risks which need to be addressed in the development and appraisal of policies, plans and programmes (PPPs).Document
Stakeholder engagement in preparing investments plans for the climate investment funds case studies from Asia, second editionAsian Development Bank, 2013Since the inception of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has participated in the preparation of 15 investment plans covering the two main CIF funds, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF).Document
Indigenous women's preferences for climate change adaptation and aquaculture development to build capacity in the Northern TerritoryNational Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, 2013Research was carried out on South Goulburn Island, Northern Territory, to improve understandings of local, Indigenous people’s dependency on marine resources, and of their perspectives on climate change, and aquaculture as a means towards adapting to climate change.Document
The climate and development challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean: options for climate-resilient, low-carbon developmentBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2013This comprehensive report by the Inter-American Development Bank seeks to assess the physical and economic impacts of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), as well as adaptation options available. Additionally, the report examines how, and at what cost, the region can reduce its carbon footprint to a level consistent with global stabilisation goals.