Clara Ariza

Independent consultant - Environmental change and sustainable development

In the past fifteen years, I have worked in climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development research and development projects worldwide, always searching for the simplest and most effective strategies to reduce vulnerability and improve local livelihood resilience. I have coordinated adaptation programs for international NGOs, worked on the creation and implementation of Public-Private Partnerships for development, participated in multilateral initiatives to promote sustainable development at the global policy and practice levels, and advised private institutions on impact investment alternatives. I am currently a member of the Board of Directors of the International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance. I am also passionate about drylands and mountains.

Crossing the flooded river, Okhaldhunga Bazaar, East, Nepal. By Axel Drainville via Flickr.

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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by Eugeniy Golovko

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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Floods in Guelmim, Morocco in March 2013 (Credit: jbdodane;

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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Clara is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.
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