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Development of Humane Action Foundation

Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation, a professional development organisation, was initiated on October 2, 1997.

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Conservation Agriculture in Karamoja, Uganda

The Conservation Agriculture project aims to increase household food security and income security through innovative agriculture and the use of VSLAs/VICOBA among the Dodoth people in Uganda.

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Self Help Africa

Self Help Africa is a leading international development charity with an expertise in small-scale farming and growing family-farm businesses.

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Banking on resilience: building capacities through financial services inclusion

This BRACED policy brief looks at experiences in Mali, Ethiopia and Myanmar in helping to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters through increased financial inclusion.

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Climate resilience and financial services: Lessons from Mali, Myanmar and Ethiopia

This BRACED working paper provides a high-level overview of the context and structure of the financial services sector in three BRACED countries; Ethiopia, Mali and Myanmar.

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ALP Adaptation Strategies Compendium

This compendium presents the range of different adaptation strategies supported by ALP in communities across the four countries where the programme is working.

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Farmers assess climate change technologies in Tanzania

Report of a community assessment exploring the takeup, effectiveness, gender benefit, and affordability of technologies introduced in a climate change adaptation project in Tanzania.

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Financing Inclusive Low-Carbon Resilient Development: Nepal

This report analyses the new financial delivery structures in Nepal that have been set up to channel low-carbon climate-resilient development finance to the poor, focusing on alternative energy.

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Private finance for adaptation in LDCs?

This brief presents a comprehensive analytical framework for understanding private adaptation finance. 

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Financing Inclusive Low-Carbon Development: Bangladesh

How can we deliver climate finance to those who need it most? We examine the choices countries make in financing low-carbon resilient development, focusing on experiences in Bangladesh.

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Mainstreaming the Use of Climate Data by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

Climate change in Zimbabwe is reinforcing a negative seasonal cycle of increasing vulnerability - but use of climate information by small-holder farmers has been limited.

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A methodology for CBA planning in Vietnam

Women from four villages in Khanh Binh commune, An Phu District, discuss existing livelihood activities as part of the resilient livelihood study.

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Adaptation and development funding in Isiolo county

A pilot 'climate adaptation fund' has been designed to support community prioritised adaptation investments. The project is testing a structure for 'bottom-up' adaptation and development...

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BOMA Project

Donkey's being used to fetch supplies for new village kiosk

BOMA uses innovative microfinance and job-skills training programs to help the pastoral nomads of Northern...

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Palli Karma -Sahayak foundation

PKSF was established by the Government of Bangladesh in 1990 as the apex organization with the mandate to alleviate poverty through generating employment.

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Microinsurance

Introduction

Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to...

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Scaling up microinsurance

Sustainability of Microinsurance schemes

The nature of microinsurance raises questions as to the sustainability of the schemes currently on offer. By their nature microinsurance premiums...

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Adapting Rice Farming in Northern Thailand

In 2007, farmers in Yasothorn Province, north-east Thailand, experienced the longest dry spell during a rainy season in decades. The dry spell, lasting from June until late August, reduced...

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Business-focused adaptation: climate proofing agricultural infrastructure

Adaptation context

Cambodia is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and variability, in particular due to the high dependence of its economy on climate-sensitive sectors, and...

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