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Rhodes University

Located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in So

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University of Douala

At the University of Douala, research is based on the socio-economic realities of Africa and the world, while maintaining its scientific character. The emphasis is on research projects in multidisc

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South Kenya Coast study sites

Map of WD-NACE project study sites on the South Kenya Coast

To understand decision-making processes in coastal resource use and management, the role of actors in...

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Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

IRMA was established in 1979 at Anand, Gujarat with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the Government of India, the Government of Gujarat, erstwhile Indian Dairy Cor

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Servicio Evangélico para el Desarrollo

SEPADE is a private ecumenical institution, with 37 years of experience in areas related to management and development of social, educational, cultural and productive projects.

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Developing quantitative indices for Nepal

In the next steps quantitative indicators of vulnerability are developed by linking to the qualitative concerns revealed in the exposure matrix. As shown in Table 2 the aim is to link the...

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Institutional strengthening

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The climate change adaptation project was piloted in 2009 in four sites in the buffer zone of Langtang National Park in the...

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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Oxfam America

Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and injustice.

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Plan International

Founded 75 yearsago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations

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Institute for Social and Environmental Transition - Nepal

ISET-Nepal was established in 2001 as a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization to study and analyse developmental issues of rapidly changing social and environmental context that demand n

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Mainstreaming CBA in national programs

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Morocco is very vulnerable to Climate Change. Infact, its major socio economical sectors and main ecosystems are extremely sensitive to...

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ActionAid

Who we are

We’re an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice.

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Eldis

Eldis is one of a family of knowledge services from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.

Eldis is funded by UKaid and Irish Aid.

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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Sol & Vento

Promotion of Sustainable Energy and Sustainable Development. Small Islands Developing States

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Participatory multi-level vulnerability assessment in northern Mali

Forests as safety nets: fodder

Using a participatory approach across levels and genders, this project explored the vulnerability of livestock- and forest-based...

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Centro de Estudios de la realidad Económica y Social

The Center for the Study of Economic and Social Reality "CERES", founded on August 28, 1978, is a civil organization of private non-profit social and public purposes.

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Bangladesh NCAP: Gender Issues

Women’s Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in Noakhali

In Noakhali, society supports a rigid gender division of labor that perceives men and women’s roles differently and distinctly defines...

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Ghana Health

Climate change, in the form of thermal stress, can directly affect cardiovascular and respiratory morbidity and mortality. Indirectly, climate variability can influence food production,...

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Colombia Vulnerability Assessment 1

The ecosystems in Cartagena face several pressures that make them highly vulnerable, diminishing their capacity to cope with the effects of climate change. 

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Prakriti a mountain environment group

Prakriti is a group of young environment-development professionals that has been working in the Himalayan Mountains of India since it's organization in year 1997, towards increasing awareness of en

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Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention

A key professional agency to fulfill the public health function of Shanghai Municipal government.

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Catholic Relief Services

CRS is a developmental and relief wing of the catholic Bishops of the United states of America.

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