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    Conflict resolution among pastoral communities in West Pokot County, Kenya: a missing link

    SAVAP International, 2012
    Conflicts over control of and access to natural resources are common among pastoral communities living in arid and semi-arid environments of Kenya. This study investigates conflicts and conflict resolution strategies in West Pokot County, Kenya.
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    Greening rural development in India

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    Greening rural development can stimulate rural economies, create jobs and help maintain critical ecosystem services and strengthen climate resilience of the rural poor. This report by the Ministry of Rural Development, India, with support from the United Nations Development Programme, presents strategies for inclusive rural development embodying the principles of environmental sustainability.
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    Can REDD+ save the forest? The role of payments and tenure

    Forests - Open Access Journal, 2012
    The success of REDD+ depends on whether it can be economically viable and if any resulting payments are sufficient to cover the opportunity cost plus any transaction cost. Where tenure security over forested areas is weak, REDD+ can pose a risk for forest communities, who could be dispossessed, excluded and marginalised.
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    Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries: a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience

    World Bank, 2012
    The Arab people have been adapting to climate change for thousands of years, but over the next century global climatic variability is predicted to increase unprecedentedly. This report assesses the potential effects of climate change on the Arab region and outlines possible approaches and measures to prepare for its consequences.
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    The state of food and agriculture: investing in agriculture for a better future

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    Recent food crises and growing concerns about global climate change have placed agriculture on top of the international agenda. Decision-makers have recognised the strong link between the dual goals of eradicating hunger and making agriculture sustainable.
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    Turn down the heat: why a 4°C warmer world must be avoided

    World Bank, 2012
    This report, produced for the World Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, attempts to describe what climate change impacts are likely to be felt in a ‘4°C world', i.e. a world where global average temperatures have risen four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
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    Challenges and prospects for REDD+ in Africa: desk review of REDD+ implementation in Africa - a GOFC-ACRENET synthesis

    Global Land Project, 2012
    This report reviews the status of REDD+ implementation in Africa, identifying forest degradation as one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. The research lists current projects in Africa to build a database of REDD initiatives and their status of implementation.
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    Adaptation of land-use demands to the impact of climate change on the hydrological processes of an urbanized watershed

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2012
    The adaptation of land-use patterns is an essential aspect of minimising the impact of climate change at regional and local scales; for example, adapting watershed land-use patterns to mitigate the impact of climate change on a region’s hydrology.
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    The politics of agricultural carbon finance: the case of the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2012
    In the context of major scientific and policy concern with the causes and implications of climate change, various actors are now keen to demonstrate how agricultural carbon finance can help achieve multiple benefits or ‘triple wins’ for sub-Saharan African agriculture.
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    Ecuador’s Socio Bosque programme

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2012
    This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents Ecuador’s Socio Bosque programme as a successful example of a voluntary incentive-based scheme with combined environmental and socioeconomic targets.

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