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- DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Government of Nepal and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) join hands together to develop the Agriculture Atlas of Nepal.DocumentUniversity of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2015This brief documents some of the positive as well as the negative experiences in Sri Lanka recovery process during the then years following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. It presents a summary of the main factors influencing recovery outcomes in Sri Lanka, including: i) the nature and extent of settlement planning;DocumentInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2016This paper explores the extent of children's vulnerability and resilience to climate and disaster risks in several Asian cities. Specific institutional arrangements, programmes and projects that aim to promote children's welfare in these cities are examined. The COP21 has rightly recognized many cities to be indispensable partners to achieving climate justice.DocumentFaostat, FAO, 2016Published first in 2016, this household resilience analysis examines differences in resilience capacity and resilience structure between female- and male-headed households, and between regions.DocumentWhite House Council of Economic Advisors, 2016This document describes some of the long-term water management strategies aimed to reduce and mitigate the incidence and impact of water stresses on U.S. communities. It includes the commitments made by institutions and organizations from all sectors to build a sustainable water future in the United States.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote South- South cooperation among these countries.DocumentJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016Children are often excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, yet they are one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters. As a result, they experience physical, psychological and educational vulnerabilities. There is lack of research on children’s participation in DRR and their potential value in strengthening community resilience has been largely overlooked.Document
Science, technology, innovation in India and sccess, inclusion and equity: discourses, measurement and emerging challengesResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015The role of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in economic growth is well accepted. Tracing the debate on the role of science in Indian society in the pre-1947 India, the discourses and narratives on science, technology and society in India are mapped and their impact on policies is discussed.Document
Influencing the development and integration of national standard Climate Change Indicators into the monitoring and reporting frameworks in UgandaInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015This paper documents the results of the process of developing and selecting national standard climate change indicators for integration into two national monitoring and evaluation frameworks in Uganda: the Output Budgeting Tool (OBT) and the Local Government Assessment tool (LGAT).DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015With the Tenth WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, the efforts for trade liberalisation and strengthening of multilateral trading arrangement have come to a full circle. What started in 1995 with graduation from GATT to WTO has come to a point where several challenges for multilateralism are clearly discernible.