Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change
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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.DocumentElsevier, 2011This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change.Document
Mixing integrated coastal zone management and green growth in Colombia. A recipe for resilient coastal cities?ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2013Nearly twelve percent of Colombia´s population lives in five coastal cities with more than 170000 inhabitants.DocumentCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water, 2015This working paper tries to estimate the cost of global climate change impacts for India.Document
Climate change, livelihoods and health inequities: the vulnerability of migrant workers in Indian citiesInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015This paper examines the vulnerability context of migrant workers’ in the informal sector in three Indian cities (Kochi, Surat, and Mumbai), specifically in terms of how their livelihoods interface with climate change and health inequities.Document
An Overview of Modeling Climate Change Impacts in the Caribbean Region with contribution from the Pacific IslandsUnited Nations Development Programme, 2009This report provides an overview for all CARICOM member states of the risks from climate change and includes a section on the common threats of climate change for Pacific island countries.