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Barriers and enablers to climate adaptation

How are people responding to and planning for multiple risks, and how do these responses vary among social groups?

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Population, Fertility and Family Planning

Linking Population, Fertility and Family Planning with adaptation to Climate Change: Views From Ethiopia

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Third National Communication to the UNFCCC

Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

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Climate Change in Africa

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change in Africa

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Climate change in Namibia

The economic impact of climate change in Namibia

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Future Proofing Indian Cities

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) (2014). Future Proofing Indian Cities, Final Urban Diagnostics for Bangalore. 

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Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral?

Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral

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Comparative Assessment of Decentralization in Africa

This study is a comparative report drawing upon desk studies of 10 African countries above, plus follow-up field studies in Botswana, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania

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Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector

Ethiopia is a country in which a lot of foreign land acquisition is occurring. This paper looks at the extent to which these investments also constitute significant acquisitions of water.

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Farm level adaptation to climate change: the case of farmers in the Ethiopian highlands

Farm level adaptation to climate change: the case of farmers in the Ethiopian highlands

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Pastoralism and the green economy – a natural nexus?

The report describes the growing interest in the green economy and the huge potential of pastoralism to contribute to the delivery of sustainable outcomes. 

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Evaluating accessibility and usability of dissemination pathways for delivering climate information and services

Evaluating accessibility and usability of dissemination pathways for delivering climate information and services to vulnerable groups in semi-arid Kenya. Research application summary.

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From Margins to Mainstream?

This paper analyses the climate change plans of 5 states in India.  It identifies key shortcomings that are impeding climate changes resilience building and make recommendations for improvements.

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Drought cycle management in arid and semi-arid Kenya

Drought cycle management in arid and semi-arid Kenya: a relevant disaster risk reduction model? An empirical study of Garissa, Marsabit, Samburu and Wajir

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Climate Dynamics - South Asian Monsoon

Will the South Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further?. Climate dynamics, 40(1-2), 187-211.

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How Reliable are Regional Climate Models?

Urban precipitation extremes: How reliable are regional climate models?

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Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole

Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole on the north-east monsoon rainfall of Tamil Nadu State in India.

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India’s Experience with Reforms

India Development Report (2012–13) India’s Experience with Reforms.

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Climate change risk responses in East African cities

Climate change risk responses in East African cities: need, barriers and opportunities’, current opinion in Environmental Sustainability

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Addressing uncertainty in adaptation planning for agriculture

Addressing uncertainty in adaptation planning for agriculture

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Pastoralism and Adaptation

The purpose of this paper is to assess the potential for pastoral communities inhabiting Kenyan Masailand to adapt to climate change using conservancies and payments for ecosystem services.

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East Africa Climate Messages

Scientific report from the CARIAA Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Project, December 2014.

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