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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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Food in an uncertain future

This report sets out the risks to food security in the Middle East and North Africa from climate change, and how these vulnerabilities interact with other key trends and sources of risk.

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Kings College London

King’s College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious university institutions: a multi-faculty research-led university college based in the heart of London.

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American University School of International Service

American University’s School of International Service (SIS) produces cutting edge research and prepares the ne

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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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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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Assessing current social vulnerability to climate change

Executive summary

This paper describes a participatory methodology used to assess the current vulnerability of local communities in the Congo Basin. Vulnerability has been studied...

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Evidence of Impact: Climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Africa’s climate is changing. Across the continent rainfall patterns are set to alter. In many areas droughts will become more frequent, more intense, and last longer. 

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The case of Senegal - Adaptation without Borders

The Stockholm Environment Institute’s research project Adaptation without Borders is placing a spotlight on the country of Senegal in West Africa to illustrate how climate change can have...

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PREFUS - Pathways of Resilience to Future Storms

Project Details

The PREFUS project is co-led by Dr Jadu Dash and Dr Emma Tompkins at the University of Southampton, and Dr John Duncan is a full time researcher on the project. It is a...

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Equatorial Guinea case study

Forests in Equatorial Guinea. Image © WRI

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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Rice farming

Climate change implications for food security and livelihoods of small scale farmers

This study general aimed to determine the impacts of changing climate on rice production, availability and accessibility that can guide local policy actions towards climate compatible development.

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Rice farming

Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

This study general aimed to determine the impacts of changing climate on rice production, availability and accessibility that can guide local policy actions towards climate compatible development.

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Typology of smallholder vulnerability to weather extremes

Abstract

Smallholder livelihoods in the Peruvian Altiplano are frequently threatened by weather extremes, includingdroughts, frosts and heavy rainfall. Given the persistence of significant...

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The role of community-based coastal conservation and development initiatives

Abstract

Climate change impacts fall disproportionately on the world’s poorest, most marginalised communities, particularly those highly dependent on direct use of natural resources, such...

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CASCADE project

Climate models indicate that Central America will likely experience warmer and drier seasons and increases in the frequency of extreme weather events as a result of climate change. Smallholder farmers are likely to be particularly vulnerable to these expected changes due to their high dependence on agriculture for their livelihoods and their limited resources and capacity to cope with shocks. There is therefore an urgent need to identify strategies that help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change. Improving the productivity and resiliency of smallholder farming systems is also critical for alleviating poverty and achieving food security.

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

Abstract

Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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ATK Current vulnerability Mapping

This analysis focuses on current vulnerability and serves as a basis to explore future scenarios of vulnerability.

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Lok Sanjh Foundation

Lok Sanjh is working with smallholder farmers to help them develop sustainable farming systems and build their capacity in adapting to climate change.

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Environmentally-Induced Displacement

The aim of the paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to the international community and to public international law as well.

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Strategies into Policies at District level in India

Summary

This project aimed to develop and validate risk communication products to improve the understanding of all concerned stakeholders on scientific, social and policy issues...

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Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

Executive Summary

The unimpeded growth of greenhouse gas emissions is raising the earth’s temperature. The consequences include melting glaciers, more precipitation, more and more extreme...

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