All articles for the topic: Environmental social science

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Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) is an international, inte

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Does Adaptation lead to Development? - Ethiopia

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conferance 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

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Mainstreaming adaptation in agriculture

Abstract for open access article in Climate and Development journal

Climate change creates widespread risks for food production. As climate impacts are often locally specific, it is imperative...

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Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

​The world's mountains host some of the most complex&dynamic ecosystems.This project is about how to govern these ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories

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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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City-scale decisions

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How do cities take effective decisions in the management of climate change impacts and in organising their functions, communities and economies so as to reduce...

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How is climate information being factored into long-term decision-making in Africa?

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The impacts of climate change in Africa will be significant and long-term (see for example here for some headline...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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Introduction

Nepal is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change experienced through recurrent natural disasters such as floods, landslides and droughts. The majority of the working...

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

Project description

This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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INCA Network

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The agricultural sector of Andean countries like Peru and Bolivia perceives the consequences of climate change in increasing water stress due to melting glaciers and changing...

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Nepal Climate Change Knowledge Management Center

Nepal Climate Change Knowledge Management Center is set up at the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and support of DANI

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European Capacity Building Initiative

ecbi is an initiative for sustained capacity building in support of international climate change negotiations.

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Integrated Food-Energy Systems

Abstract

Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the...

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ConcordCAN

ConcordCAN is an independent grassroots organization in Concord, Massachusetts, responding to heightened awareness of global change and peak oil.

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Environment Agency

We are an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible to the Ministe

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Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania

SAT Vision

…is to be a credible and innovative Not for Profit Organization in sustainable agriculture in Tanzania.

SAT Mission

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Strategies and Challenges for the Lake Victoria Community in Tanzania

Summary

This project aims to implement sustainable adaptation alternatives in the fishing communities of the Lake Victoria region in order to restore food and income generation supporting...

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Community Action for Nature Conservation

The Community Action for Nature Conservation-CANCO is a non-political and not-for-profit voluntary environmental non-governmental organization legally registered in Kenya subscribing to the univers

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin, Spain

Figure 1- The social network map built by Group 1: the Water administration

Summary

The Guadiana river basin is expected to be one of the most seriously affected by...

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NRCAN

Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.

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