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Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

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Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...

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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...

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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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Adapting to drought in Tanzania

Risk in the village of Msomera, in the Handeni District of Tanzania, is associated with a long history of drought and associated environmental problems. Being poor, this village is...

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International Institute for Environment and Development

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a global leader in sustainable development.

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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought in Sakai, Kenya

Photo: Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE)

Adaptation context

Lying in south-central Kenya, Makueni District is characterised by sharp contrasts...

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Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

Adaptation context

Poor, rural communities in Cambodia are highly vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate change due to their low adaptive capacity.

According to Cambodia's...

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Drought Management Considerations for Climate Change Adaptation in Viet Nam

Maize cultivation provides an assured income to the rural population in this part of Viet Nam

Adaptation context

During recent years, drought has become a common...

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Assistance to Local Communites on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This project, commissioned by the Danish government, aimed to understand the future problems of communities, to generate adaptation options and to suggest alternative livelihood options.

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