All articles for the topic: sustainable development

Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

In this paper, adelphi's team of experts analyses key challenges and potential solutions for channelling money from the international to the local level in order to improve adaptation finance.

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Gaia Education

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We are committed to maintain ecological balance and create harmony between human and nature.

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit and non-government organization committed to maintain ecological balance and create harmony between human and nature.

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Practical Climate Action

Climate Exploration Hub

Climate Exploration Hub is a climate action and sustainable development social enterprise in Botswana. We bridge the gap between research, policy, climate change action and development.

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West Virginia University

West Virginia University (WVU) is a family of distinctive campuses united by a single mission.

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CAPES

Center for Applied Ecology and Sustainability

CAPES es un centro de investigación científica y tecnológica de excelencia (CCTE) con Financiamiento Basal de CONICYT-PIA (Programa de Investigación Asociativa).

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: Sonny Inbaraj

Adaptive governance as a catalyst for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk through the Sendai Framework

This paper investigates the importance of adaptive governance for disaster risk reduction and explores the transformations needed to achieve equitable, resilient, and sustainable development.

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Why Knowledge Brokering is Key to Climate-Resilient Development

Sukaina Bharwani (SEI) explains how knowledge brokering adds value and increase impact of climate and development work when part of a larger research, capacity building or implementation strategy.

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United Nations Water

UN-Water coordinates the efforts of UN entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues.

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Webinar: Greening infrastructures on the New Silk Road

This webinar focuses on the importance of adopting sustainable infrastructure along the New Silk Road and highlights the linkage between infrastructure, the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

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Cover photo: Goods had to be transported by boat after the Atta Abad landslide flooded 25 km of the Karakoram Highway, Pakistan, in 2010 (D. Butz)

Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains

This publication highlights 15 cases of good practice in development and applied research from mountain regions, and illustrates how the Sendai Framework’s four priorities can be put into practice. 

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Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

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United Nations Capital Development Fund

The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs).

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iddri

Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations

IDDRI is an independant research institute and a multi-stakeholder dialogue platform who identifies the conditions and proposes tools to put sustainable development at the heart of international re

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Fondo Acción is a nonprofit organization that works in Colombian rural areas

Fondo Acción

We are a Colombian private non-profit organization; created in the year 2000 within the framework of the Bilateral Agreement of the Initiative for the Americas.

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2DU Kenya34  Pic by Neil Palmer (CIAT). Pictures from the Mount Kenya region, for the Two Degrees Up project, to look at the impact of climate change on agriculture. For more information please contact n.palmer@cgiar.org.

Key reports for the CC&E Network 2017-2018

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability - Africa Secretariat

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, or ICLEI for short, is the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable urban future.

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Source to Sea catchment. Photo provided by: Bruce Sutherland (2014) (from the City of Cape Town)

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 3

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Applying an Integrated Catchment Management System to Cape Town

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Nrg4SD

Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development

The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) is a global network that solely represents regional governments (states, regions and provinces) in the fiel

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Universal health coverage

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage

This report looks at how drivers of risk, such as climate change, negatively impact health and wellbeing and disrupt the desired health and financial benefits of universal health coverage.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Mini-grids

This nexus brief focuses on rural electrification through mini-grids and their importance for the nexus of sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and climate change. 

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Energy research Centre of the Netherlands

Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is the largest energy research institute in the Netherlands. ECN develops new technology and conducts pioneering research in various ways into innova

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Victoria University

Victoria University (VU) is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE).

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