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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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Too Big To Ignore

Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their

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Zambia Land Alliance

Zambia Land Alliance is a network of NGOs working for just land policies and laws that take into account the interests of the poor.

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Transformative Development and Disaster Risk Management

This overview builds on previous work in Integrated Research on Disaster Risk to provide the science-based evidence for the development of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

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Centre for Policy Research

The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) has been one of India’s leading public policy think tanks since 1973.

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GOPA Consultants

GOPA is an independent private consultant company with activities around the globe.

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Future Proofing Indian Cities

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) (2014). Future Proofing Indian Cities, Final Urban Diagnostics for Bangalore. 

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Pastoralism and the green economy – a natural nexus?

The report describes the growing interest in the green economy and the huge potential of pastoralism to contribute to the delivery of sustainable outcomes. 

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Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector

Ethiopia is a country in which a lot of foreign land acquisition is occurring. This paper looks at the extent to which these investments also constitute significant acquisitions of water.

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Comparative Assessment of Decentralization in Africa

This study is a comparative report drawing upon desk studies of 10 African countries above, plus follow-up field studies in Botswana, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania

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From Margins to Mainstream?

This paper analyses the climate change plans of 5 states in India.  It identifies key shortcomings that are impeding climate changes resilience building and make recommendations for improvements.

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India’s Experience with Reforms

India Development Report (2012–13) India’s Experience with Reforms.

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USAID East Africa Conflict Assessment

USAID East Africa Regional Conflict and Instability Assessment - Final Report (March 2012)

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst is one of the United States' top public research universities as measured by national and international rankings, academic citations, and research funding.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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École nationale d administration publique

ENAP is a branch of the Université du Québec network (10 institutions) and is one of the largest public administration universities in the world.

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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Community Digital Storytelling for Good Programming and Policy Engagement

This publication highlights the experience and lessons learned from a Community Digital Storytelling activity within the Integrated Community-based Adaptation in the Mekong (ICAM) Project.

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Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India

ICTs can play a crucial role in supporting public outreach, building a data base, creating awareness for the adaptation against the impact of climate change.

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Our Valuable Voices

Read about the storytelling project with the Cham fisherwomen and men in Vietnam which was the first time CARE Vietnam had used Community Digital Storytelling.

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TransRe - Building Resilience Through Translocality. Climate Change, Migration and Social Resilience of Rural Communities in Thailand.

The TransRe project offers a fresh perspective on the environment-migration nexus.

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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

Executive Summary

To date, water resources have been overused and their true value has been underappreciated in Canada. In light of current and forthcoming challenges, including the...

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Working together on Cape Town flooding

Flooding in Cape Town (photo credit: Rodger Bosch)

The City of Cape Town faces many challenges: in-migration, housing and service delivery backlogs, budget...

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Governing climate risks in Cape Town

Cape Town has an extensive coastline, numerous wetlands and winters marked by heavy rains and stormy seas. The coast, wetlands and waterways count as major assets to the city, but also pose...

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