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Crossing the flooded river, Okhaldhunga Bazaar, East, Nepal. By Axel Drainville via Flickr.
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Sustainable development publications, tools and approaches

This page brings together key knowledge resources that have been produced by SDC and/or its partners, and which may be of interest to sustainable development practitioners.

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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2014-2016

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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Building Back Better After the 2015 Earthquake

After the earthquake of 2015 ninety-five percent of brick kilns, a major source of air pollution, in Kathmandu needed repair. This article describes how these kilns were 'built back better'.

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Building capacity through the UN CC:Learn platform

The UN CC: Learn platform, funded by the Swiss Government and UN partners, offers free climate change-relevant learning resources that are backed by the UN system.

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Pyrolysis Based Coffee Drying

Pyrolysis technolgy offers significant economic beneftis to farmers and processors by providing energy that can be used for drying, and biochar, a natural fertilizer and soil enhancer.

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Webinar: How to make poor people less vulnerable to natural disasters

In this webinar Stephane Hallegatte explores the link between extreme weather and extreme poverty that underscores the urgency for policies that better protect the world’s most vulnerable.

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Integration Guidance

CEDRIG is a practical and user friendly tool developed to systematically integrate climate, environment and disaster risk reduction into development and humanitarian aid.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: Migration

This brief focuses on the climate change, environment and migration nexus and synthesizes the main findings on this subject to date, both in general and with a focus on North Africa.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes
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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.
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Migration, development and climate change in North Africa

This paper looks at the current state of migration in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, the risks, opportunities and strategies migration offers, and its nexus with development and climate change.

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The climate change, migration and economic development nexus in North Africa

This article addresses the climate change and migration nexus from the perspective of disaster risks and employment, and focuses on Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.

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ACCC: Policy-ready projections

This ACCC report looks at how climate models and climate model outputs can be made more useful to planners.

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ACCC: User-friendly climate science

This report looks at communicating data for decision-making in China.

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ACCC: Agriculture

This report looks at the past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture in China and the resulting implications for adaptation planning.

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ACCC: Health

This research on climate change and health conducted in Guangdong province indicates that extreme climate events increase the risk of mortality and infectious diseases.

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ACCC: Water

This Adapting to Climate Change in China research policy project shows how the latest climate modelling can be linked with impact assessment and decision-making across the water sector.

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