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- Document2017The Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme aims to build the resilience of up to 5 million vulnerable people across the Sahel, East Africa and Asia against climate extremes and disasters. BRACED is funded by the UK Department for Interrnational Development.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing sea-level rise and its impacts, and then, in turn, their relationship and interaction with the criteria of statehood, human rights and mobility.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015Ethiopia has a high-level strategy to pursue agriculture-based industrialisation with a goal of achieving middle income country status by 2025 with no net increase in carbon emissions.DocumentThe Hague Institute for Global Justice, 2014Small island developing states (SIDS) are a unique group of countries that bear a disproportionate share of the impacts of climate change despite their minimal contribution to its causes. Their vulnerability and lack of resources to adapt raise signifi cant questions for global security and justice in the decades ahead.Document
The State of Biodiversity in West Asia: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), provides a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Planâs biodiversity goals and associated twenty Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contains limited regional information.Document
The State of Biodiversity in Africa: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan's global biodiversity goals and associated Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contained limited regional information. This report builds on and complements the global GBO-4 assessment.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] World Food Programme, 2016As El Niño worsens, it puts additional strain on existing capacities and increases vulnerability among Latin America and the Caribbean’s populations, further soliciting the need for humanitarian intervention and response. This paper gives a general overview.Document
Mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon: towards a green, sustainable and inclusive socio-economic paradigm?BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2015In the last few decades, and especially in the wake of the recent economic crisis, the global economic landscape has been altered while developing countries, particularly those in the BRICS group, have increased their economic and political power. The recent crisis, however, is not only economic or financial; today’s world faces a major socio-environmental crisis.Document2006This report consists of seven chapters: Introduction (1); Fiscal and debt management (2); Strategic Sectorial Focus (3); Social Development and Poverty Reduction (4); Environmental Protection, Land Management and Disaster Mitigation (5); Cross-Cutting Issues (6); Managing the Adaptation Process (7).DocumentAfrica Progress Panel, 2015The Africa Progress Report is the annual flagship publication of the Africa Progress Panel (APP). The report draws on the best research and analysis, and makes policy recommendations for African political leaders and civil society who collectively have the primary responsibility for spurring Africa’s progress.