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- DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), countries have initiated their work on REDD+ safeguards but no country has yet made a formal submission to the UNFCCC.Document
Framework for integrated ecosystem management in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (for pilot testing within transboundary landscapes)International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Management of ecosystems for sustaining services is a major focus area of the transboundary landscapes programme of ICIMOD.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many technology innovation hubs are developing impactful, locally relevant civic tech solutions to pressing commercial and social issues.Document
Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and BangladeshInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2017As part of its work programme on capacity-building among developing countries on global and regional economic issues RIS has been conducting its flaghship Capacity-Building Programme on International Economic Issues and Development Policy (IEIDP) under the ITEC/SCAAP programme of the Ministry of External Affairs. The programme is aimed to inculcate in participants eDocument
Climate change knows no borders: an analysis of climate induced migration, protection gaps and need for solidarity in South AsiaActionAid International, 2016Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016India faces a dynamic climatic and non-climatic risk profile. These climatic and non-climatic risks, separately and in interaction, make people and systems highly vulnerable.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Communicating climate change to communities in semi-arid regions remains a difficult task. This information brief helps communicators understand best practice and helps researchers understand where knowledge gaps exist.Key findings:DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Vulnerabilities to impacts of climate change are gendered. Still, policy approaches aimed at strengthening local communities’ adaptive capacity largely fail to recognise the gendered nature of everyday realities and experiences.Key points and recommendations:DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016The Research into Use (RiU) element of the research project Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) aims to ensure that ASSAR’s research outputs and findings are taken-up in adaptation practice and policy spheres across semi-arid regions.