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Driving, connecting and communicating: The many roles of national government in climate adaptation planningClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean nations’ ability to achieve their economic and social development goals.Document2016Roads are a key asset for Africa. They connect villages to economic centers, people to hospitals, children to schools and goods to markets facilitating trade. This report examines the implications of climate change for Africa’s road connectivity, and practical steps that can be taken now to minimize the associated risks.DocumentCenter of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, 2016The Disaster Management Reference Handbook Series is intended to provide decision makers, planners, responders and disaster management practitioners with an overview of the disaster management structure, policies, laws, and plans for each country covered in the series. Natural and man-made threats most likely to affect the country are discussed.DocumentThe Climate Institute, 2016Climate of the Nation is Australia’s longest running survey benchmarking community attitudes on climate change. Research shown here, and that of others, has identified mid-2012 as marking the low point in support for climate action.Document
Information and Knowledge Management for Climate Change (IKM4CC) strategic framework: guidelines for the Pacific regionSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2016The purpose of this document is to guide the development of strategic frameworks for managing data, information and knowledge relevant to sustainable development and the related areas of climate change and disaster risk management. This guidance is for governments, agencies, regional bodies and other organisations in the Pacific region.Document
Participation and planning for climate change – Lessons from an experimental project in Maputo, MozambiqueDepartment of Agricultural and Food Economics, University of Reading, 2015Mozambique is highly vulnerable to natural disasters, in particular those of hydro-meteorological origin such as floods, drought and cyclones. Increases in both temperature and average precipitation due to climate change will exacerbate the already high incidence of extreme events in Mozambique.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012How can continuous learning and reflection help tackle climate change in the context of wider development challenges?DocumentEconomic and Political Weekly, India, 2016The growing focus on climate policy in India is not matched by an equivalent level of attention to institutions. Effective institutions are also needed for the design, coordination and implementation of policy. This paper examines the functioning of institutions, organised around three periods: pre-2007; 2007 to 2009 and 2010 to mid-2014. Several key themes emerge:DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2012The report is intended to be an initial reference point for a description of Jamaica’s climate, its variability and trends and future projections. It is to be used by key sectors and persons who wish to engage in climate change adaptation work with respect to Jamaica.DocumentWorld Bank, 2015In recent years, farmers have been affected by increased climatic variability, reflected in periods of excessive precipitation and flooding and more intensive and frequent drought. Uruguay has long been considered on the forefront of natural resource management and conservation, particularly soils.