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An assessment of the economic and social impacts of climate change on the energy sector in the CaribbeanCEPAL - ECLAC Database, 2013The 2013 report assesses the economic and social impacts of climate change on the energy sector in Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.DocumentFaostat, FAO, 2007Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human- induced events and other developments beyond their control.Document
Training modules in ecosystem approach to fisheries, climate change and communication for fisherfolk in the CaribbeanCaribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2012The ACP Fish II Programme undertook a project to develop the capacity of fisherfolk leaders and organisation members of the Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations (CNFO) to participate in fisheries policy and other discussions on mainstreaming of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) and climate change into small - scale fisheries at the national and regional levels .Document
Synthesis report: Big data for climate change and disaster resilience: realising the benefits for developing countriesEvidence on Demand, 2015Despite some promising results, there are barriers, gaps and risks associated with the application and use of Big Data in supporting resilience in developing countries. Many of these challenges are similar to those that have emerged in related areas– notably in the ICT for Development (ICT4D) and Participatory GIS (PGIS) field.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2005It became clear from the Gender Impact Assessment of Hurricane Ivan undertaken in Grenada from 13–19 February 2005 that the existing gender inequities in the society rendered women and their dependent children uniquely vulnerable.DocumentGlobal Environment Facility Environmental Information Infrastructure (EII) for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2007Aware of the need to manage water resources in Grenada in a sustainable manner, the Ministry of Agriculture took the initiative to develop a “roadmap”, policy and plan for IWRM at the national level.Document
A nation rebuilding: an assessment of reconstruction and economic recovery one year after Hurricane IvanWorld Bank Institute, World Bank, 2005Hurricane Ivan struck Grenada on September 7, 2004 and one year later a group of researchers undertook an analysis of the impact of relief work.Document
Towards upscaling the application of low-carbon and energy-efficient technology in the construction sector in South Asia - cases of India, Nepal and PakistanAsia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research, 2015The Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) is a network of 22 governments in the Asia-Pacific region that promote research, the participation of developing countries in research, and strengthens the links between policy-makers and scientists.DocumentOxfam, 2015Millions of poor and vulnerable people face hunger and povertyin 2015/16 because of record global temperatures, droughts and erratic rains in 2014 and 2015, compounded by the development of possibly the most powerful El Niño on record.