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Towards policy integration of disaster risk, climate adaptation, and development in ASEAN: a baseline assessmentCentre For Non-Traditional Security Studies, 2017This Insight attempts to create a baseline assessment of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adap-tation (CCA) policies in ten Southeast Asian countries.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Ongoing investments in agriculture will not deliver for Africa until the destabilising nature of crop pest events, especially shock outbreak events, are addressed. As a result of climate change, the prevalence of crop pests will change and the frequency of shock pest events will increase, putting agricultural systems at risk.Document
Climate and livestock disease: assessing the vulnerability of agricultural systems to livestock pests under climate change scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Livestock as a sector is extremely important to the global economy and to rural livelihoods. As of 2013, there was an estimated 38 billion livestock in the world, or five animals for every person. Most (81%) were in developing countries. Around one billion smallholder farmers keep livestock, many of them women.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015The purpose of this working paper is to provide insight into how we can use novel approaches to scale up research findings on climate-smart agriculture (CSA) to meaningfully address the challenges of poverty and climate change.Document
Climate change impacts and mitigation in the developing world: an integrated assessment of the agriculture and forestry sectorsPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2015This paper conducts an integrated assessment of climate change impacts and climate mitigation on agriculturalcommodity markets and food availability in low- and middle-income countries.Document
Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, KenyaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating downscaled seasonal climate forecast information, and to assess its impact on management and productivity of smallholder farms.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is an approach to address the interlinked challenges of food security and climate change, and has three objectives: (1) sustainably increasing agricultural productivity, to support equitable increases in farm incomes, food security and development; (2) adapting and building resilience of agricultural and food security systeDocumentWorld Bank Publications, 2015This module provides guidance and a comprehensive menu of practical tools for integrating gender in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects and investments in climate-smart agriculture (CSA).DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Improving productivity of sheep and goats (i.e. small ruminants- SR) under smallholder farming systems faced with challenges of unfavourable climatic events has been identified as one means of enhancing livelihoods of communities living in these areas.