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National Environmental Protection Agency Afghanistan NEPA - Islamic republic of Afghanistan

Article 15 of the Constitution of Afghanistan reads that “The state shall be obligated to adopt necessary measures to protect and improve forests as well as the living environment.” Accordingly, th

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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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Using Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Livelihoods in high mountain areas are made more precarious by climate vulnerability. This case study focuses on radio's contribution to sustainable mountain livelihoods in the Peruvian Andes. 

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Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows 2014

The UNFCCC’s Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) has recently made its first Biennial Assessment of Climate Finance Flows Report (BA). The highlights of this report are outlined here. 

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Friendship

Friendship is a value-based organisation with a holistic approach to development.

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to accelerate geothermal power: Lessons from Kenya

This CDKN Inside Story looks at the Government of Kenya’s ambitions to significantly expand its power supply from geothermal sources to underpin low-carbon, climate resilient development.

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Semantic Web Company

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Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels.

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The Way Forward in International Climate Policy: Key Issues and New Ideas 2014

Summary

As the United Nations Secretary General convenes a climate change summit in September 2014, and the world prepares for what hopefully will be major step forward in the UNFCCC...

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Using a local adaptive capacity framework as a starting point, this research paper analyses 7 case studies from across Africa and Asia that represent a range of different interventions.

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What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?

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Climate-related disasters are becoming more frequent and negatively impacting development progress across the world. People are already experiencing the impacts of climate...

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

Photograph by Viv Halcrow

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

Project description

This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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Linkages between agro-energy investment, rural transformation and low carbon pathways: A sustainability assessment for the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone.

Project description

This project will conduct a sustainability assessment on the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone, from the perspective of rural transformation and low-carbon...

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University of Cape Town

UCT aspires to become a premier academic meeting point between South Africa, the rest of Africa and the world.

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Farming Futures

Farming Futures aims to create a profitable and sustainable agricultural industry driven by innovation, long-term thinking and climate change action.

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Key Final Results

Report on Key Final Results

Overall Project Description

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development...

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Adaptation planning approaches

Adapt or perish: A review of planning approaches for adaptation under deep uncertainty

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University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian public universities. The university is mainly based at Legon, about 12 kilometres northeast of the centre

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OxGAME project

The OxGAME project is a 12-month pump-priming project funded by the OUP John Fell fund at the University of Oxford.

Our aim is to explore and evaluate the role computer models can...

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