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    Parched power: water demands, risks, and opportunities for India’s power sector

    World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2018
    This paper aims to help decision-makers understand the magnitude of water issues for the thermal power sector in India with quantitative evidence. There is a significant data gap in power plant water use in India.
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    Bringing together voices to address climate change uncertainty in the Indian Sundarbans

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    The majority of the five million people that live in the deltaic Indian Sundarbans face continuous uncertainties in relation to their shelter, livelihoods, and health. Climate change is one of the key factors aggravating this situation.
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    How can development cooperation address ocean plastic pollution?

    30 Jan 2018: This blog first appeared on the Institute of Development Studies website and is reposted with their permissio
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    Energy subsidies, international aid, and the politics of reform

    United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017
    Energy subsidy reform is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and tackling climate change. This paper sets out the evidence on the scale of subsidies and their impact. It then reviews the actions of donors in encouraging and supporting energy subsidy reforms.
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    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios: the case for Kwanza River, Angola

    MDPI, 2016
    Climate change is altering hydrological processes with varying degrees in various regions of the world and remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa. The likely negative impacts of changes in Africa may be worse than in most other regions of the world.
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    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios; the case for the Zambezi River

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016
    Climate change remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa where impacts resulting from changes in climate are projected to be negative and worse than in most other regions of the world. This work presents an assessment of the impacts of climate change on water resources and hydropower production potential in the Zambezi River Basin.
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    Green power for Africa: Overcoming the main constraints

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have access to electricity. Those with access are prone to experience problems with regular power outages. In many sub- SSA countries, electricity access rates are decreasing because electrification efforts are slower than population growth.
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    Better farming practices for resilient livelihoods in saline and flood-prone Bangladesh

    Solidarités International, 2017
    According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2015, Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. Aggravating climate conditions threaten crop production and now barely allow for small farmers living in the districts along the coast to live decently from their agricultural activities, which represent the main livelihoods in the area.
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    Lessons learned from the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience: An assessment in Borana Zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    Funded by USAID and implemented by the College of Law of Haramaya University, the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience (PCCSR) project seeks to address community vulnerabilities to climate change and improve communities’ capacity for conflict prevention, mitigation and resolution.
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    Management regimes for REDD+: an analysis of the regime in the RDS Rio Negro REDD+ pilot

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017
    This report is an output of the project ‘Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation (Mana_Forest)’, led by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway, in partnership with Fundação Amazonas Sustentável, Brazil; Makerere University, Uganda; Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; the University of Oslo, Norway and the Woods Hole Research

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