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Groundwater and ecosystem services: A framework for managing smallholder groundwater-dependent agrarian socio-ecologies – applying an ecosystem services and resilience approachInternational Water Management Institute, 2015This report outlines the Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) conceptual understanding of groundwater-dependent and groundwater-impacting ecosystem services and devises an approach to guide research and policy development related to agrarian socio-ecologies highly dependent on groundwater.DocumentAfrican Capacity Building Foundation, 2013This report focuses on natural resource management in Africa and links this discussion with state fragility, agricultural transformation and food security.Document
Environmental livelihood security in Southeast Asia and Oceania: a water-energy-food-livelihoods nexus approach for spatially assessing changeInternational Water Management Institute, 2014This document addresses the need for explicit inclusion of livelihoods within the environment nexus (water-energy-food security). The authors present a conceptualisation of ‘environmental livelihood security’, which combines the nexus perspective with sustainable livelihoods.Document
Nexus Nirvana or Nexus Nullity? A dynamic approach to security and sustainability in the water-energy-food nexusSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2014STEPS Centre working paper proposing a dynamic approach to security and sustainability in the water-energy-food nexus.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014Forests and trees in Southern Africa’s drylands provide a multitude of goods and services, ranging from timber and non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to carbon sequestration and the protection of watersheds and biodiversity.DocumentWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2014Comprehensive yet concise report outlining the key challenges and projected demands in the global agricultural sector, from an energy-water-food nexus perspective.Document
Impact of climate change on agriculture and food crops: Options for climate smart Agriculture and local adaptation in East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaInstitute of Resource Governance and Social Change, 2014This paper identifies some of the innovations in water use efficiency and water management at crop levels such as mulching, water diversification measures and agro-forestry system which are being used by a few successful farmers.Document
Evidence from the frontlines of climate change: loss and damage to communities despite coping and adaptationUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012This study presents empirical findings from fieldwork around the world examining loss and damage caused by global warming. The report begins by defining and contextualising the emerging discourse on assessing, quantifying and reacting to loss and damage. Key findings from the five case study sites include the following.Organisation
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in 1993, currently operating in five 5 Indian states: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan aDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012The fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) analyses the state, trends, outlook and responses to environmental change. It assesses progress towards meeting internationally agreed goals and identifies gaps in their achievement.