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- 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 Econ
- DocumentCARE 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.DocumentUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2014Evidently 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.DocumentActionAid International, 2014This 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.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016The Egypt Labor Market Panel Surveys (ELMPSs) of 1998, 2006, and 2012 and Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey (JLMPS) of 2010 have become well-recognised data sources for labour market studies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).Document
Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoodsAJ, 2016The fate of the forest is usually connected with forest management systems, societal demands as well as exposure to major disturbances such as wildfires, heavy browsing animals.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] World Food Programme, 2016There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.&Document
Perception-based analysis of climate change effect on forest-based livelihood: the case of Vhembe District in South AfricaJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016Forests are vulnerable to climate change and are also major sources of livelihood for many rural households in Africa.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016Although gender equality has received a great deal of attention from policymakers as well as researchers, there is still as a large gap between men and women in labor market, especially in Arab societies. In this paper, the authors examine the impact oDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2016Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. Over this period, the number of older persons will double: the number of persons aged 60 and over will increase from 1.1 million (or 13 per cent of the population) in 2015 to 2 million (or 22 per cent) in 2035.