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- DocumentUN-REDD Programme - Viet Nam, 2011This fact sheet describes lessons learnt from the development of Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) benefit distribution systems (BDSs) in Viet Nam. The fact sheet is a clear and concise resource for policymakers and REDD+ stakeholders.DocumentCARE International, 2011This policy brief, produced by Care International, outlines a bilateral Reduced Emissions form Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) pilot project – the Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership (KFCP). The KFCP project aims to reduce deforestation and forest degradation of peat swamp forest by mitigating the frequency and severity of fire, protecting existing peat land and rewetting and rDocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2010This report discusses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region; it was undertaken in order to inform USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA). The report’s analysis is based on stakeholder consultations and literature reviews.DocumentAsian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: Indore Initiative, 2009This policy brief highlights the key issues discussed at the Cities and Resilience Dialogue held in Bangkok, Thailand, in September 2009.DocumentWorld Bank, 2011In many developing countries, the poor are still using biomass energy to meet their household cooking needs. This report examines the lessons learned from cookstove campaigns, policies and programmes and the potential of advanced biomass cookstoves as 'game changers'.Organisation
The Centre for People and Forests (RECOFTC)Community forestry is widely acknowledged as a powerful solution for many of the challenges facing local people and the wider society, especially in improving rural livelihoods, enhancing community goOrganisationThe Pacific Disaster Net (http://www.pacificdisaster.net/) is the - Virtual Centre of Excellence - for Disaster Risk Management in the Pacific Region.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2011This Human Development Report 2011 explores the integral links between environmental sustainability and equity, and shows that these are critical to expanding human freedoms for people today and in generations to come.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2011Economic analysis has become increasingly central to the climate policy debate, but the models and assumptions of climate economics often lag far behind the latest developments in this fast-moving field. This report aims to correct this problem and identify areas where substantially more research must be done.DocumentRussell Sage Foundation, 2008Poor people living in hazardous and unhealthy environments in urban areas may find their difficulties compounded by the consequences of climate change. These include those who construct their shelters on steep, unstable hillsides, or along the foreshore on former mangrove swamps or tidal flats.