Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation

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    Forests and Climate Change After Durban: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

    The Centre for People and Forests, 2012
    This document discusses the outcome of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 17th Conference of Parties, with an explicit focus on implications for the forestry sector in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    Climate Change Adaptation for Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia

    World Agroforestry Centre, 2011
    Climate change is set to have a significant impact on climate-sensitive sectors of national economies, such as agriculture. This report, published by the World Agroforestry Centre, discusses the challenges that climate change brings to smallholder farmers in Southeast Asia, and outlines adaptive measures that can be taken.
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    Effects of climate change on Rwandan smallholder agriculture

    Considering the current impacts of climate change in the study area, it is concluded that farmers need external help and support to effectively cope with changing climate and to adapt to current and future climate change. Climate plays a central role in agriculture, which is the main stay of the Rwandan economy and community livelihood.
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    Global environmental outlook 5: environment for the future we want

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    The fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) analyses the state, trends, outlook and responses to environmental change. It assesses progress towards meeting internationally agreed goals and identifies gaps in their achievement.
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    Coping with a changing climate: considerations for adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
    This book presents historical evidence of the linkages between climate and food security and the current challenges climate change poses on world food security. It argues that changing climatic conditions are projected to affect food security from the local to the global level as the unpredictability of weather conditions increases.
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    Farming’s climate smart future: placing agriculture at the heart of climate-change policy

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011
    This paper places agriculture at the heart of climate change policy stating that climate change is already changing the face of farming. Increases in temperature, changing patterns of rainfall, more extreme droughts and floods, and the shifting distribution of pests and diseases can all be attributed in part to the increase in emissions of greenhouse gases resulting from human activities.
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    Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in Nepal's Forest Sector: How can rural Communities benefit?

    Intercooperation, 2009
    This paper outlines options for rural communities to participate in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities in the forest sector in Nepal.
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    Planning and costing adaptation of perennial crop farming systems to climate change: Coffee and banana in Rwanda

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2011
    The study objective of evaluating and costing the most suitable climate change adaptation measures responding to the Rwandan Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy, 2008-2012, in which climate change and its adverse impacts were recently identified as a high priority.
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    Climate change, water and food security

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2011
    This report summarises current knowledge of the anticipated impacts of climate change on water availability for agriculture. It examines the implications for local and national food security and the methods and approaches for assessing climate change impacts on water and agriculture.
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    Environmental change and maize innovation in Kenya: exploring pathways in and out of maize

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2009
    Maize is a socially, politically and economically staple crop in Kenya. This paper summarises the findings of the STEPS Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya project, which utilised maize as a window through which to explore differential responses to climate change.