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Disaster risk finance as a tool for development: a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics ProjectWorld Bank Publications, 2016Disaster risk finance aims to increase the resilience of vulnerable countries to the financial impact of disasters as part of a comprehensive approach to disaster risk management.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.Document
Hot, hungry and starved of investment: supporting smallholders to build a climate-resilient agricultural sector in southern AfricaOxfam, 2016As the African Development Bank meets in southern Africa, one of the strongest and most sustainedDocumentBRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2016The BRICS countries face both the challenges of developing nations in facing climate change and bear the responsibility of the developed ones. These countries have been leaders for the developing world in climate negotiations and have taken responsibility and action to reduce their contribution to the problem.DocumentOxfam, 2016This policy briefing notes that international support for climate change adaptation fallsDocumentOxfam, 2016The food and beverage sector is both a significant driver of global climate change, and among the most adversely impacted by climate change.DocumentCARE International, 2015This paper outlines key issues on the agenda at the 2015 UN climate talks in Paris, France (COP21) and summarises CARE’s expectations.Document
The impact of food assistance on pastoralist livelihoods in humanitarian crises: an evidence synthesis protocolOxfam, 2016This protocol outlines plans for conducting an evidence synthesis on the impact of food aid on pastDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The Open Knowledge Hub project brings together knowledge producers and intermediaries, particularly those in developing countries, to work together collaboratively to address gaps and inequalities in the availability and accessibility of development research.DocumentOxfam, 2016The Paris Agreement marked a major breakthrough in support for climate action from many parts of the business community, including from key actors in the food and beverage sector. But despite significant progress, much work remains to be done, both to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to support the millions of people already hit by climate change.