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Crop adaptation to climate change in the semi-arid zone in Tanzania: the role of genetic resources and seed systems2014Background Rural livelihoods relying on agriculture are particularly vulnerable to climate change. Climate models project increasingly negative effects on maize and sorghum production in sub-Saharan Africa. We present a case study of the role of genetic resources and seed systems in adapting to climatic stress from the semi-arid agroecological zone in Tanzania. ResultsDocumentGermanwatch, 2014Roadmap document outlining possible structure and activities for the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage.DocumentDirectorate-General for Research - European Commission, 2013This study provides technical recommendations for a European approach to standardize loss databases. Loss data are useful for the implementation of disaster risk reduction strategies in Europe and to help understand disaster loss trends at global level.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2013This International Centre for Climate Change and Development summary for policy makers is the result of an almost two-year engagement with the issue of loss and damage in Bangladesh.Document
Gaps in existing institutional arrangements within and outside of the Convention to address loss and damage, including those related to slow onset eventsUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2013UNFCCC technical paper on existing institutional arrangements regarding climate change related loss and damage.Document
Pushed to the limit: Evidence of climate change-related loss and damage when people face constraints and limits to adaptationUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2013Research report assessing climate change related loss and damage and evidence of subsequent societal impacts.DocumentGermanwatch, 2013The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent data available—from 2012 and 1993–2012—were taken into account.