Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change
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Strengthening the resiliency of dryland forest-based livelihoods in Ethiopia and South Sudan: A review of literature on the interaction between dryland forests, livelihoods and forest governanceCenter for International Forestry Research, 2015This literature review explores how political, economic and resource management policies and programs can reduce forest degradation and increase the contribution of forest goods and services to sustainable livelihood strategies.Document
Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere ReserveCopernicus Publications, 2015This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential for ecotourism as a key livelihood asset. It argues that ecotourism could strengthen the adaptive capacity of local communities' in Uttarakhand, India, more broadly.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015This working paper explores the strategic choices and options for developing resilient livelihoods post-earthquake in Nepal.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa.DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development. The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires a proactive answer by business, Government, labour, non-governmental organisations and the research community in support of sustainable development.Document
Migration and global environmental change: methodological lessons from mountain areas of the global SouthCopernicus Publications, 2015This article synthesises evidence on the relationship between migration and environmental and climatic changes, particularly in relation to mountain livelihoods in the global South. The article highlights that mountain livelihoods are often characterized by high prevalence of family farming, widespread dependence on natural resources, and high sensitivity to climatic changes.Document
Assessing climate change vulnerability and its effects on food security: Testing a new toolkit in TanzaniaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities.Document
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmersAsian Development Bank, 2015The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2015This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world’s population is estimated to reach nine billion in 2050, requiring a 60% increase in food production.