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    An Overview of Modeling Climate Change Impacts in the Caribbean Region with contribution from the Pacific Islands

    United Nations Development Programme, 2009
    This 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.
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    Africa Capacity Indicators 2013: Capacity Development For Natural Resource Management

    African Capacity Building Foundation, 2013
    This report focuses on natural resource management in Africa and links this discussion with state fragility, agricultural transformation and food security.
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    A horizon scan of environmental drivers of poverty

    Evidence on Demand, 2015
    This report presents the results of a rapid desk-based study of the environmental drivers of poverty, based on a review of peer-reviewed and grey literature for the last 10 years. The major non-climate environmental drivers of poverty are identified: biodiversity loss (at the global scale) and a variety of pollution and resource degradation issues at smaller scales.
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    Gender policy and action

    2015
    Document proposing a gender policy and gender action plan for the Green Climate Fund, 2015-2017.
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    Gender and Climate Change in the Himalayas

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2009
    Background paper on climate change related issues facing men and women in the Himalayan region.
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    Trees and livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda

    Evidence on Demand, 2015
    Karamoja is a dryland sub-region in north-east Uganda, where 82% of the population live under the poverty line. It is troubled by climate variability and climate change, where floods and droughts have had a particularly detrimental effect.
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    World Risk Report 2014

    United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014
    This WorldRiskReport (WRR) consists of an index, a focus on cities and thematic case studies. The index describes the disaster risk for various countries and regions.  The content includes: 1. Urbanization – trends and risk assessment 2. Focus: The city as a risk area 3. The WorldRiskIndex 2014 4. Political challenges and perspectives
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    Addressing land degradation: benefits, costs, and policy directions

    Philippine Journal of Development, 2010
    Land degradation in the Philippines is a serious environmental problem with long-term implications for the sustainability of agricultural production. Protection of the resource base has thus become a policy priority, whether in terms of improving crop management in the lowlands or more urgently, arresting soil erosion in the uplands.
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    Protocol: effects of payment for environmental services and decentralized forest management on deforestation and poverty in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

    The Campbell Collaboration, 2014
    Natural forest preservation in the tropics, and thus in developing countries, must be an element of any effective effort to manage climate change. Forests serve as natural carbon sinks, which help to mitigate the effect of other carbon emissions. However, forest cover is being reduced and it is estimated that deforestation is responsible for 10-17 per cent of global carbon emissions.
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    Effects of decentralized forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in low and middle income countries: a systematic review

    The Campbell Collaboration, 2014
    Natural forest preservation in the tropics, and thus in developing countries, must be an element of any effective effort to manage climate change. Forests serve as natural carbon sinks, which help to mitigate the effect of other carbon emissions. However, forest cover is being reduced and it is estimated that deforestation is responsible for 10-17 per cent of global carbon emissions.

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