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- DocumentActionAid International, 2014This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2012The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (GoI), is keen to promote the development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) on a priority basis.OrganisationThe Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947.Document
Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island CountriesSocial Protection and Labor, World Bank, 2015The Pacific i sland countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic forces. Natural disasters hit the poorest hardest and have long -term consequences for human development.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Climate-related shocks and stresses are posing significant obstacles to poverty reduction.DocumentThe Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2013The Government of India acknowledges the importance of a good database to deal with Scheduled Tribes’ affairs.This document contains information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to Scheduled Tribe population such as, trend analysis of their demographic profile, education, health, and employment status along with their proportions having basic amenities like, drinking water, electDocumentThe Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2014Statistical Profile of Scheduled Tribes.OrganisationThe Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic developmenDocument
What is the association between absolute child poverty, poor governance, and natural disasters? A global comparison of some of the realities of climate changePLoS ONE, 2016The paper explores the degree to which exposure to natural disasters and poor governance (quality of governance) is associated with absolute child poverty in sixty-seven middle- and low-income countries. The data is representative for about 2.8 billion of the world ́s population. Institutionalist tend to argue that many of society’s ills, including poverty,Document
The contribution of low-carbon cities to South Africa's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals: briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissionsStockholm Environment Institute, 2015South Africa is ranked among the world’s top 12 largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitters, largely due to dependence on plentiful coal for electricity generation and an energy-intensive industrial and mining sector. Under the Copenhagen Accord, South Africa committed to cut emissions by 34% from business as usual (BAU) by 2020, and by 42% by 2025.