Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation

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    Climate change impacts and adaptation in Nepal

    International Water Management Institute, 2010
    This working paper aims to create a more comprehensive understanding of how the impacts of CC will be realized at different scales in Nepal (from household livelihoods to national food security), and the many institutions governing the ultimate adaptation process. SectionI, Background, provides background information on Nepal.
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    World Resources Report Case Study. Maintenance of Hydropower Potential in Rwanda Through Ecosystem Restoration

    World Resources Report, 2011
    Although it is not possible to state with confidence how climate change may alter precipitation patterns in Rwanda, it is clear that this process will affect the management and generation capacity of its hydroelectric sector in the future.
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    Agriculture and climate change: a scoping report

    Meridian Institute, 2011
    This scoping report provides context and analysis for addressing agriculture in international climate negotiations with the aim of informing climate negotiators and other stakeholders of different options and unpacking issues of interest.
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    Proyecto “Gestión del Agua para la Adaptación” (Brochure)

    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union), 2011
    The objective of the ‘Water Management Adaptation’ Project is to build capacity for good governance and adaptation to climate change through applied research, awareness, public participation and demonstrative experiences, for effective water management based on an ecosystems integrated management approach. The project is developed by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica and the Environmental
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    El proceso de Preparación para REDD+ en Mesoamérica: Actores, tendencias y temas críticos

    Programa Salvadoreño de investigación sobre desarrollo y medio mmbiente, 2011
    This report shows that the process of preparation for REDD in Mesoamerica is characterized for being relatively widespread, although there are enormous challenges regarding information, participation and consultation.
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    How to promote adaptation to climate change on water management in rural areas?

    ASOCAM conducted the XII ASOCAM Latin American Seminar 2009 in the district of Yucay in Cusco, Peru on ‘How to promote adaptation to climate change on water management in rural areas?’ The seminar brought together 40 participants from 8 countries submitted their institutional experiences generated so far in development projects and initiatives related to the use and management of water
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    Ecuador Case Study: Climate Change Impact on Fisheries

    United Nations Development Programme, 2007
    Part of the Human Development Report 2007/2008 by the UNDP, this document conducts a vulnerability assessment of fisheries in Ecuador, including both social and climate related issues. An analysis of the impact of el Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is included, as well as potential adaptation responses.
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    Africa human development report 2012: towards a food secure future

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    Due to misguided policies, weak institutions and failing markets, sub-Saharan Africa has millions of hungry and malnourished people. This first Africa Human Development Report 2012 seeks to look beyond direct causes of food insecurity, such as crop failure, to highlight the social and political dimensions that are inhibiting progress.
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    What works for women: proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security

    This briefing paper is the result of a collaboration between nine different agencies, sharing lessons learned from working with women smallholders in order to close the gender gap in agriculture.
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    Achieving food security in the face of climate change: final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012
    This report, released by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, identifies a set of clear actions to be undertaken by key stakeholders to achieve food security in the context of climate change.