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Expectations for a new climate agreement - eldis (2014/9/29)
With the objective of stimulating timely and open discussion of the current attempt to formulate a new climate agreement– to be reached 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP-21) in Paris during November of 2015– analysis is cond ...

Linking food security, climate adaptation and carbon management: a case study from Indonesia - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how food security, adaptation and carbon management objectives can be achieved at the local level? Constraints and opportunities are discussed from a local context in Indonesia. This paper argues that without significant efforts ...

Linking food security, climate adaptation and carbon management: a case study from Indonesia - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how food security, adaptation and carbon management objectives can be achieved at the local level? Constraints and opportunities are discussed from a local context in Indonesia. This paper argues that without significant efforts ...

Coasts at risk: an assessment of coastal risks and the role of environmental solutions - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report examines the risks that nations face from vulnerability and exposure to coastal hazards, identifies where environmental degradation contributes to these risks and explores where environmental solutions can contribute to risk reduction. R ...

Communications Officer IRF - IIED, U.K. (2014/9/29)
Short term contract until 27 February 2015 (possible extension) Full time The International Institute for Environment and Development ( IIED ) is a policy research organisation that provides expertise and leadership in researching and achieving sust ...

Integrated national policy approaches to climate-smart agriculture: Insights from Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how three countries– Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand– are using integrated policy approaches to address the linked challenges of climate change, unsustainable agriculture, and food insecurity. To explore the major t ...

Integrated national policy approaches to climate-smart agriculture: Insights from Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how three countries– Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand– are using integrated policy approaches to address the linked challenges of climate change, unsustainable agriculture, and food insecurity. To explore the major t ...

Key indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014: 45th edition - eldis (2014/9/29)
This annual statistical publication presents the latest available indicators for the 48 regional ADB members. It contains analyses and statistical tables on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and eight other economic, financial, social, and env ...

Green economy in Amapá State, Brazil: Progress and perspectives - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report discusses the opportunities presented by the Amapá State government’s intention to make the transition to a green economy. It explores initial progress in green policy and activity, and associated dynamics in the political e ...

Environment and regional trade agreements - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report examines trends in the use of environmental provisions in Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and identifies factors which may explain the presence or absence of these provisions. Analysis of the environmental provisions in RTAs is taken to ...

The way forward in international climate policy: key issues and new ideas 2014 - eldis (2014/9/29)
This collection of papers is intended to highlight specific opportunities, thinking frames and directions that could help move towards climate-compatible, sustainable and equitable development. The ideas and approaches outlined in these papers were ...

Researcher – Legal Tools/ Land Rights - IIED, U.K. (2014/9/29)
  Part-time (3 days a week), Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) Legal Tools Team works to develop, document and disseminate new ways to increase local control over resources, ensure that investments contribute to sustainable development, and improve pu ...

Report of the Conference of the Parties on its nineteenth session, held in Warsaw from 11 to 23 November 2013. Addendum. Part two: Action taken by the Conference of the Parties at its nineteenth session. [FCCC/CP/2013/10/Add.2/Rev.1] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/9/29)

Urban China: Toward efficient, inclusive, and sustainable urbanization - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report includes six priority areas for a new model of urbanisation: 1. Reforming land management and institutions: The report says currently the amount of farmland available is close to the'red line' of 120 million hectares, which is co ...

Pathways to deep decarbonization: Interim 2014 report - eldis (2014/9/29)
This interim 2014 report by the Deep Decarbonization Pathway Project (DDPP) summarizes preliminary findings of the pathways developed by the DDPP Country Research Teams with the objective of achieving emission reductions consistent with limiting glo ...

Making it happen: Oxfam’s proposals for the post-2015 framework - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper puts forwards Oxfam’s proposals for what new goals and targets should be included in the post-2015 development agenda, and how they can be designed to bring about lasting change. The briefing argues that, as the era of the Millenniu ...

Beyond reforestation: An assessment of Vietnam’s REDD+ readiness - eldis (2014/9/29)
This working paper argues that as the Government of Vietnam is showing great interest and commitment to REDD+, it is important to examine the country’s‘readiness’ based on the functions that need to be fulfilled. The paper finds th ...

Waste and pollution management in the Pacific - status and solutions - SPREP (2014/9/29)

GEO Small Island Developing States Outlook - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report provides four integrated themes for action to support SIDS become the environmental economies of the future. It predicts that economics losses to SIDS could become‘overwhelming’ as extreme weather increases and sea levels ris ...

Diplomat stresses importance of shale gas as game changer - KEEI, Korea (2014/9/29)

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