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Climate Change and Governance in Afghanistan

This report provides a broad overview of the landscape of climate change governance in Afghanistan to highlight past and present achievements, as well as future goals.

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Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (Peruvian Society for Environmental Law)

The Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (www.spda.org.pe) is a nonprofit organization that works to integrate environmental

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Global Climate Change Alliance, Tanzania

The GCCA was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island develop

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Adaptation of Women to Climate Variability in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the vulnerability and adaptability of women along the southern slopes of the Rumpi Hills forest, Ndian Division of Cameroon.

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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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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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LEDS in Practice: Boost ecosystem resilience

This publication gives an overview of the benefits of low emission development strategies (LEDS) for ecosystem resilience.

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Universidad de La Frontera

The Universidad de La Frontera is located in Temuco, southern Chile. It is a public, state owned university with six Faculties.

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Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership

The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership links practitioners and policymakers through a network of three dynamic regional platforms and six cross

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Gender in Forestry and REDD+ in Indonesia

This policy brief provides considerations for mainstreaming gender concerns into REDD+ and the forestry sector in Indonesia.

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Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative

The Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI for short) is a Tanzanian NGO that is advancing forest conservation and rural development in Tanzania by supporting communities to take co

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The BioClim climate change adaptation strategy project, Estonia

The BioClim project contributed to the compilation of the Estonian national climate adaptation strategy and action plan. It considers two general themes: natural environment and bioeconomy.

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Integrating ecosystem- and community-based adaptation

Ecosystem- and community- based both have valuable benefits, but are often used in isolation.This article describes lessons learned from the integration of both approaches in the EcoAdapt project.

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Elements of a frame of reference for evaluating adaptation to climate change

This document proposes a frame of reference for the evaluation of adaptation, and its application in 2 sectors: forestry and the built environment and infrastructure.

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EU REDD Facility

The EU REDD Facility was established in 2010 and is hosted by the European Forest Institute.

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An Overview of REDD and its history

Do you find REDD confusing, opaque, and obtuse? Do you wonder where it came from, and how it impacts indigenous people? Find out here.

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When Poor Resource Governance Becomes Barrier to Rural Community-Based Adaptation

Natural resources and ecological assets in the Nigerian savanna are not pure public goods, but common pool resources, which can result in a 'tragedy of the commons' - a barrier to adaptation.

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

Background

In the face of climate change, two main types of strategies — mitigation and adaptation — have emerged and are now widely recognized. Mitigation aims to reduce the sources or...

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EcoAdapt: Socio-institutional context analysis

As global warming continues many Latin American countries face critical water scarcity issues. See this study on socio-institutional context of three countries in the region.

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans

This CDKN case study, Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans – Lessons from Sri Lanka by Marielle Dubbeling of RUAF Foundation, illustrates how the...

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Silvifuture: A network promoting novel forest species

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Climate Ready Forestry at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

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The Great Trossachs Forest

Copyright Isobel Cameron, Forestry Commission Picture Library

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