All articles for the topic: livelihoods

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Recent research on gender, social norms, and women's economic empowerment

Commissioned by IDRC through the GrOW program, this paper reviews and contextualises recent research on social norms and the interaction with women’s economic empowerment.

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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Community Initatives for Development in Pakistan

Community Initiatives for Development in Pakistan (CIDP) is a Non-Governmental, non-profitable organization working for the betterment of the society, with the social development objectives it alwa

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University for Development Studies

The University for Development Studies (UDS) was established in May 1992.

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Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: The Caribbean

An analysis of 10 years of climate change research in the Caribbean found that sectors that are vital to regional economic development are vulnerable to climate change and its impacts.

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Foundations of Stewardship Consulting, Inc.

We are a small Canadian consulting firm that provides leadership and interdisciplinary expertise with the conviction that social, economic and ecological aspects of development are critical to succ

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LAO PDR: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR)

This analysis, published jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and WFP, examines the impact of climate risks on food security and livelihoods in Laos. 

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Y Care International

YCI works with YMCAs and other youth organisations around the world, to help disadvantaged and vulnerable young people enrich their lives and to build a more just world, free from poverty. 

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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Interpretation matters!

New policy brief investigates two different ways of dealing with vulnerability to food insecurity and offers an integrated approach for a balanced decision making.

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A monitoring instrument for resilience

Implicit in all development work is the quest for impact. Positively influencing livelihoods, landscapes and ecosystems is the goal of our work. Effecting such changes is known to require...

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Senegal Films – Adaptation without Borders

On this page four short films explore these issues in relation to rice production, consumption and global trade.

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in Agrarian Settings

The vast majority of work on gender and climate change adaptation treats gender as a simple either/or binary with men on one side and women on the other. This report, however, shows that...

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Missing – the forgotten women in India’s climate plans

Summary

This new film, directed by Krishnendu Bose and commissioned by CDKN, follows the Nahi women in their daily fight against climate change impacts. It shows how...

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Coping with Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

This project aimed to enhance the capacity of local people engaged in agriculture to adapt to climate variability and change through the demonstration of a range of gender-sensitive approaches. 

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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Climate Change and Conflict in West African Cities

Executive summary

As discussion continues over the initial findings of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is worth recalling one of...

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What are the best climate adaptation options for mixed crop and livestock farmers?

This weADAPT article is a cross-post from the CCAFS blog which you can access here.   A newly released article by Philip Thornton and Mario Herrero (April, 2014) presents a way to analyse trade-offs...
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Cambio Climático y Seguridad Alimentaria

CC y SAN Nicaragua

Introducion

La Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), el Instituto de Estudios del Hambre (IEH) y la Fundación para la Investigación del Clima (FIC)...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Mozambique)

Flooding in Mozambique ©noticieromilamex

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate considerations into their...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Zambia)

Southern Zambia

Project description SEI was commissioned by Oxfam Great Britain’s Southern Africa Regional Centre to advise on climate adaptation and disaster risk...
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Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses

Two emerging approaches to adaptation have gained currency over the past few years, namely Community-based Adaptation (CBA) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA). Each has its specific...

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Desa Ekologis Tangguh dan Adaptive Perubahan Iklim, Desa GIli Indah

Konteks Adaptasi

Desa Gili Indah merupakan pulau kecil yang berada di tengah laut dan merupakan daerah  pariwisata. Desa Gili Indah terdiri dari 3 pulau kecil (Gili) yang masing-masing...

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