All articles for the topic: rural communities

Farmer in Cambodia

Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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Rural Nepal

Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

This paper considers a reframing of adaptation research towards the dynamics of household reproduction and changing rural political economies in order to reveal the challenges rural populations face.

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Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

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The Glacier Trust

The Glacier Trust

The Glacier Trust is a UK based charity that works in partnership with Nepali NGOs to enable climate change adaptation in the Himalayas. Our work is innovative, delivered in partnership and tailore

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Heat Stress, Vulnerability and health impacts

This working paper from ASSAR examines vulnerability of rural communities to heat stress in the semi-arid villages in Maharashtra state in India. 

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Financial services for resilience: how to assess the impacts?

This report explores the implementation of innovative methodologies to measure the effect of financial services on people's resilience in Niger.

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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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TransRe Project

TransRe - Building resilience through translocality.

The TransRe project seeks to decipher the relations between migration, translocality and social resilience to climate change based on case studies carried out in Thailand and migration destinations.

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Observatório do Meio Rural

Observatório do Meio Rural (OMR) is a private non-profit organization that looks to contribute to agricultural and rural development in Mozambique in an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective

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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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iDE

iDE creates income and livelihood opportunities for poor, rural households by building market systems that increase incomes through scaling transformative products, services and technologies in agr

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Ministry of Agriculture and Forests

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests was established in April 1985 with the aim of sustainabley managing natural resources for the equitable social and economic well being of the Bhutanese peopl

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Enhancers of child nutritional status in post-flood rural settings

This article explores the role of education in reducing the societal impacts of extreme flood events, particularly with regards to post-flood child undernutrition.

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Barefoot College India

Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities for more than 40 years, with the objectiv
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Climate change adaptation readiness in the ASEAN countries

This review looks at the steps taken so far to reduce rural populations’ vulnerability in ASEAN countries, and identifies gaps and key concerns for furture research, action and policy development

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Mali Folkecenter

Mali-Folkecenter's mission is to promote the sustainable management of natural resources and the use of these resources to catalyse local economic growth & sustainable development by working in

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Urban-rural water allocations in semi-arid lands

This report provides an overview of the issue of water allocation in Burkina Faso, specifically how/where Ouagadougou, sources its water, as an example of the ‘urban-rural water interface’.

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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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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

This article aims to contribute to identifying, capitalizing and disseminating the best local knowledge to adapt to climate variability and climate change.

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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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Managing climate risks and enhancing resilience in Nepal

Project overview

Nepal is one of the global "hot spots" for natural disasters and climate change impacts. The poorest groups of people reside in the rural areas which are usually hit...

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