Searching with a thematic focus on Loss and Damage, Climate Change Adaptation, Climate change
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- DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jure reality across most of africa today.Document
Climate change-induced loss and damage in The Gambia: an investigation of impacts on The Gambia farming communityInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2016This paper aims to raise awareness about Loss and Damage (L&D) and ignite conversation about how Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Loss & Damage (L&D) can be linked in order to ensure more sustainable resiliency strategies for The Gambia.DocumentCARE USA, 2015This report summarises five and a half years of ALP’s work in Community Based Adaptation practice, learning and advocacy in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Niger and outreach across Africa. It demonstrates the programme outcomes and how they have contributed to increasing the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to climate variability and change.Document
Planning for resilience: a practitioner's manual to support community based adaptation to climate changeCARE USA, 2015CARE’s Community Based Adaptation (CBA) approach supports communities and local authorities to understand the challenges they face and to take appropriate actions that result in climate resilient development.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2015The report documents findings from fieldwork in Vanuatu undertaken during November 2014. The intention is to contextualise the resilience building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program within themes that have emerged within the academic literature on climate change adaptation and resilience, and on community-based adaptation in particular.Document
Extreme climate events and the energy sector in the Souris river basin: key stakeholder perspectivesInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, 2016This study seeks to understand how the energy sector has coped with historic extreme climate events and adjusted its practices in light of lessons learned, through interviews with representatives from the energy sector and local and provincial governments.DocumentCenter of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, 2016This handbook intends to provide decision makers, planners, responders and disaster management practitioners with an overview of the disaster management structure, policies, laws, and plans for Papua New Guinea.Document
Climate change, ecosystem services and adaptation in East Africa’s semi-arid regions: early diagnostics of critical knowledge gaps for landscape conservationUniversity of East Anglia, 2016This brief presents an overview of a Regional Diagnostic Study (RDS) that reviews existing risks and adaptation responses, and identifies major knowledge gaps needed to develop responses that can ensure widespread, sustained and equitable adaptation across the East Africa semi-arid regions.DocumentThe United Nations Economic and Social Council, 2016Climate change poses a great challenge for the health and productivity of the oceans.DocumentNational Center for Environmental Decision-Making Research, USA, 2009During the last recent years several potential climate change impacts on the main human economical activities such as tourism has been described, and there are relevant reports, scientific studies and newspaper information explaining the most important effects and consequences derived from such impacts.