Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods

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    Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil

    International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2015
    Climate 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. 
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    A brewing storm: the climate change risks to coffee

    The Climate Institute, 2016
    Grown 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.
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    Ecosystem services and livelihoods in a changing climate: understanding local adaptations in the Upper Koshi, Nepal

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016
    Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem based livelihoods of the people.
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    Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries

    Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2016
    Countries 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).
  • Organisation

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)

    This 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 Guar
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    MGNREGS in Odisha: the path

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA, 2014
    Over 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.
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    Impact Initiative

    The 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 Econ
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    Vanuatu case study: Standing Together: strengthening climate change resilience in Vanuatu

    CARE International, 2016
    Futuna 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.
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    Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh

    United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2014
    Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local natural resources for their livelihood.
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    ‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Yesterday ’ Sahariya Tribals emerge from the shadows

    ActionAid International, 2014
    This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.