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- DocumentNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016The main objective of this study was to quantify the impacts of climate change on hydropower resources in East Africa thereby providing a basis for integrating the impact of Climate Change in hydropower development in the region.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December. Over nearly four years, a consortium of public academic and research institutions, NGOs and social enterprises, supported by the Government of Norway, has explored what drives deforestation and forest degradation.Document
Proceedings of The Science-Policy Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation, 29–30 June 2017, Kathmandu, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Science-Policy Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation brought together experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners dealing with climate change policies for a two-day discussion to mark the beginning of a process of policy engagement at the sub-national level in India, Nepal, and Pakistan.Document
Gendered forests: exploring gender dimensions in forest governance and REDD+ in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)Ecology and Society, 2017In this study we analyze gender relations legitimatized by socio-political institutions of forest governance in REDD+ pilots in Équateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.Document
Counting what counts: analysis of Norwegian climate finance and international climate finance reportingNorwegian Forum for Environment and Development, 2017SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS:Part 1 of this report deals with climate finance provided by the Government of Norway. Based on the analysis presented in Chapters 2, 3 and 4, a number of conclusions can be drawn regarding Norwegian climate finance flowing to developing countries.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Smoke on Water is a Rapid Response Assessment that looks at peatland location, extent, threats and the policies to manage and protect them.DocumentE&D Vision Publishing, 2016Forests play a dual role in climate change. Forests can be a source of greenhouse gases, emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere when they are burned or destroyed, and forests can also act as a “sink,” removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it as carbon in their biomass as they grow.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016Coastal vegetated ecosystems such as mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and salt marshes have long benefited coastal communities and fisheries, and in recent years have been recognized internationally for their significant capacity to sequester and store carbon (i.e. ‘blue carbon’) – at rates that surpass those of tropical forests.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.Document
Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy Brief.International Union for Conservation of Nature, 2016This policy brief examines the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) with regard to the inclusion of specific efforts addressing blue carbon ecosystems, namely mangroves, tidal saltmarshes and seagrasses, as climate mitigation or adaptation solutions.