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- DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2014This report predicts significant economic losses in South Asia as the region faces the challenge of achieving and sustaining rapid economic growth to reduce poverty and attain other Millennium Development Goals in an era of accentuated risks posed by global climate change.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014We use recent panel data on Tanzanian farm households to investigate how previous exposure to weather shocks affects the impact of a current shock. Specifically, we investigate the impact of droughts on agricultural outcomes and investments in children’s health, measured by their short- and long-term nutritional status.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014Executive summary analysing the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report from a South Asian perspective.Document
Financing recovery for resilience: enhancing the coverage, capitalization and coherence of pooled financing mechanisms for recovery to strengthen synergies between humanitarian, development and climate financeUnited Nations Development Programme, 2014This study asks whether the financing of recovery efforts is consistent with the international architecture in place to promote the transition from crisis to sustainable development in fragile and conflict-affected states.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014This abridged report looks at the climate vulnerability of Lami Town in the Republic of Fiji. Urban communities in Fiji are located in highly hazard-prone areas in the coastal zone. Storm surges and sea-level rise can affect settlements, food production and infrastructure.DocumentBBC Media Action, 2014This policy briefing, produced by BBC Media Action, draws upon the world’s largest study of people’s everyday experience of climate change: the Climate Asia Project.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh.Document
Perceptions of climate change and adaptation to microclimate change and variability among smallholder farmers in Mhakwe Communal Area, Manicaland province, ZimbabweEthiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2014This study seeks to assess smallholder farmers' perceptions of climate change and also their adaptive strategies at the microscale in Mhakwe Communal Area in Zimbabwe. The study was carried out using a triangulation of quantitative and qualitative data collection methods. A sample of 43 smallholder farmers was selected.Document
Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from IndiaClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014The Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) conducted research in the disaster-prone arid zones of India, Leh and Barmer to determine how best to overcome the challenges of integrating effective disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation into development planning.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study describes how a specific programme to address issues of integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning, is working in Gorakhpur, India. The District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and is home to 4.4 million people.