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The role of human rights in climate change adaptation: evidence from civil society in Cambodia and KenyaDanish Institute for International Studies, 2014Inconsistent climate change policies increase the vulnerability of marginalised populations and lead to resource conflicts. A human rights-based approach can help protect the adaptive capacities of climate vulnerable populations.DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 2015The Government of Zambia is making important progress in establishing a national framework for climate change adaptation. However, there is a need for more attention to the crucial role of district level institutions such as Local Government, local sector agencies and NGOs.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015As climate change pushes livestock, crop and tree production systems towards new realities, societies may seek more comprehensive solutions.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016The costs of adaptation to climate change in developing countries are substantial. Developed countries have commitments to scale up support for adaptation in developing countries particularly in LDCs and SIDS that have little historic responsibility and will bear large relative costs of climate change.Document
Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: A review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forestsSecretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2016Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move towards sustainability.Document
Gender differences in climate change perception and adaptation strategies: A case study on three provinces in Vietnam's Mekong River DeltaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This brief summarizes the findings of a project output for the Policy Information and Response Platform on Climate Change and Rice in ASEAN and its Member Countries (PIRCCA), being implemented by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). The report focuses on theDocument
Rwanda Dairy Competitiveness Program II: Efficiency gains in dairy production systems decrease GHG emission intensityClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016RDCP II was a 5-year project funded by the Feed the Future (FTF) initiative. Land O’Lakes has implemented the project in 17 districts across all five provinces of Rwanda. This project aimed to reduce poverty through expanded production and marketing of quality milk that generates income and employment, and improves nutrition of rural households.DocumentRefugees International, 2016In the summer of 2015, Myanmar experienced massive floods and associated landslides that affected nine million people. Since then, the country has seen dramatic political change, while confronting a litany of ongoing humanitarian crises.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016African decision-makers need reliable, accessible, and trustworthy information about the continent’s climate, and how this climate might change in future, if they are to plan appropriately to meet the region’s development challenges.Document
Livelihood vulnerability and adaptation in Kolar District, Karnataka, India: Mapping risks and responsesAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016During March and April 2016, ASSAR India’s researchers from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) conducted 18 Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) in nine villages in Kolar District, Karnataka. The FGDs were gender-differentiated and ensured representation from different income groups, castes, and religions.