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Is the fun drying up? Implications of intensifying El Niño conditions for drought risk and food security

This report analyzes the Implications of intensifying El Niño conditions for drought risk and food security in the Philippines. 

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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation
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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

A framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a community forestry landscape through a pilot site in Nepal.

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TransRe - Building resilience through translocality.

The TransRe project seeks to decipher the relations between migration, translocality and social resilience to climate change based on case studies carried out in Thailand and migration destinations.

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The CLEAR approach

The Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR) is an analytical approach developed by WFP to better understand how food security is affected by climate risks. 

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Disasters and national economic resilience

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate

This report examines the links between climate-fragility risks and non-state armed groups. It draws on four case studies in the Lake Chad region, Syria, Afghanistan and Guatemala.

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Climate Risk Insurance for the Poor and Vulnerable

This project focuses on how climate risk insurance can be used as a tool to effectively support poor and vulnerable populations in the aftermath of a climate-related shock.

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Increasing people’s resilience through social protection

This paper highlights how social protection programmes and systems can contribute to building the capacity of vulnerable people who are exposed to climate shocks and disasters.

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Routes to resilience: insights from BRACED year 1

One year into implementing BRACED, this report collates and synthesises evidence from project Implementing Partners’ annual reports, to understand how projects are building resilience so far.

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Routes to resilience: Lessons from monitoring BRACED

This paper shares insights, reflections and lessons learned from designing, implementing and reporting against the BRACED Monitoring and Evaluation framework.

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From risk to resilience

This report identifies five key principles for resilience building to ensure 2015 policy commitments are effectively implemented in vulnerable contexts.  

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ODI Resilience Scan Jul-Sep 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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Resilience Scan: April-June 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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Food in an uncertain future

This report sets out the risks to food security in the Middle East and North Africa from climate change, and how these vulnerabilities interact with other key trends and sources of risk.

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Ethiopia drought adaptation

This blog describes UNDP's experiences in Ethiopia as it faces its worst drought in 50 years and underlies the critical role that climate adaptation efforts play in sustaining livelihoods.

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Climate change poses threat to food security in the Mekong

Climate change is posing a real threat to food security in the Mekong. SEI and UNEP launch a free online course on sustainable food systems in Southeast Asia to highlight the issues.

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Climate Impacts on Food Security and Livelihoods in Asia

This report presents a summary of the latest available evidence of how climate change and food security interact, with specific examples from the Asia region.

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Flooding and Child Undernutrition in Rural India

Climate change threats to rural India: Flooding linked to child undernutrition, particularly child wasting. Repeated flooding was associated to 3 times higher prevalence of severe wasting.

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The Indirect Effects of Adaptation

This paper examines the possibility that measures taken to bolster livelihoods and adapt to climate change in one place could increase vulnerability elsewhere. 

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Conservation Organizations Need to Consider Adaptive Capacity

This article discusses why adaptive capacity assessment represents a critical tool supporting conservation planning and management. It also evaluates key factors guiding conservation NGOs.

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The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index

The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index offers a window on our global future up to the 2080s, looking at how climate change may affect future vulnerability to food insecurity.

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When do households benefit from migration?

Building on the main results of the MECLEP case study in Haiti, this policy brief recommends policies aimed at fostering the potential of migration as a positive adaptation strategy.

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Relocation as an adaptation strategy to environmental stress

Is relocation an adequate means of adaptation to environmental change? This policy brief analyses the success factors of relocation programmes in the Mekong River Delta (Vietnam).

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