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- DocumentWorld Resources Institute [ES], 2015This issue brief aims to promote longer-term thinking and create incentives to protect and restore ecosystems and ensure their sustainable use.Document2015This is the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda published on 1st June 2015. The draft covers the four components of the Agenda:Document
How can preventive humanitarian interventions support climate change adaptation? A case study of Siaya, Kenya.Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014The communities of fishers and farmers in Siaya, Western Kenya are increasingly affected by climate-related risks such as floods and droughts. The Kenya Red Cross Society and the Norwegian Red Cross have carried out pilot efforts in Siaya to integrate short term humanitarian responses to disasters with long term goals of strengthening the population’s resilience to climatechange.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2015Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2011, has considerable relevance to the current energy situation in South Asia. In 2010, approximately 417 million people in South Asia lacked access to electricity, equivalent to more than a third of the world’s population without access to electricity.DocumentSmall Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2015The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 40th Brussels Development Briefing on “Data Revolution”.DocumentElsevier, 2011This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change.DocumentBioversity International, 2012The study focuses on the knowledge which could help overcome threats to agriculture and food security, exploring new ways of helping vulnerable rural communities adjust to global changes in climate. Its particular focus is tropical fruit.Document
Trade and Environment Review 2013: Wake up before it is too late: Make agriculture truly sustainable now for food security in a changing climateUnited Nations, 2013This report argues that the world needs a paradigm shift in agricultural development: from a ‘green revolution’ to a ‘truly ecological intensification’ approach.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2011This policy brief focuses on the challenges in making climate-smart agricultural (CSA) production work for the poor, who will be the most vulnerable to climate impacts. The brief highlights three main constraints:DocumentCambridge University, 2014This chapter highlights that the effects of climate change on crop and terrestrial food production are evident in several regions of the world and are affecting the abundance and distribution of harvested aquatic species, both freshwater and marine, and aquaculture production systems.