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Analysis and mapping of climate change risk and vulnerability in Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia - eldis (2014/10/22)
This journal article argues that there is growing demand for spatially explicit information among stakeholders across public and private institutions regarding vulnerability to climate change at the local scale. This study was conducted over 16 dist ...

Analysis and mapping of climate change risk and vulnerability in Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia - eldis (2014/10/22)
This journal article argues that there is growing demand for spatially explicit information among stakeholders across public and private institutions regarding vulnerability to climate change at the local scale. This study was conducted over 16 dist ...

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa: convergence with tuberculosis, socioecological vulnerability, and climate change patterns - eldis (2014/10/22)
This journal article argues that people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have weakened physiological responses and are immunologically vulnerable to pathogens and stressors in their environment, putting them at a health disadvantage in climate-based ris ...

Flood early warning systems in Nepal: a gendered perspective - eldis (2014/10/22)
This report presents the Nepal focused findings of a study which assessed the institutional arrangements, key stakeholders, legal provisions, coordination and linkage mechanisms, and four key elements of early warning systems– risk knowledge, ...

Women’s vulnerability to climatic and non-climatic change in the Eastern Gangetic Plains - eldis (2014/10/22)
Previous findings from IWMI’s research conducted in Madhubani, Bihar, India, and in Dhanusha and Morang of the Nepal Terai (Madhesh) were taken to substantiate previous literature on the region by showing how men and women are differentially a ...

Are trees buffering ecosystems and livelihoods in agricultural landscapes of the Lower Mekong Basin? Consequences for climate-change adaptation - eldis (2014/10/22)
This working paper analyses 1) the impacts of continuing land-use and climate changes in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) region; and 2) the potential role of increased use of trees in agricultural landscapes to reduce the negative impact of land-use ch ...

Are trees buffering ecosystems and livelihoods in agricultural landscapes of the Lower Mekong Basin? Consequences for climate-change adaptation - eldis (2014/10/22)
This working paper analyses 1) the impacts of continuing land-use and climate changes in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) region; and 2) the potential role of increased use of trees in agricultural landscapes to reduce the negative impact of land-use ch ...

Are trees buffering ecosystems and livelihoods in agricultural landscapes of the Lower Mekong Basin? Consequences for climate-change adaptation - eldis (2014/10/22)
This working paper analyses 1) the impacts of continuing land-use and climate changes in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) region; and 2) the potential role of increased use of trees in agricultural landscapes to reduce the negative impact of land-use ch ...

Forests in a changing climate: a sourcebook for integrating REDD+ into academic programmes - eldis (2014/10/22)
This sourcebook seeks to take stock of the knowledge, approaches, tools and initiatives that have been developed for REDD+ and to facilitate their integration into multi-disciplinary higher education programmes, especially in countries actively enga ...

Design for improved water supply and water management in Hihifo district, Tonga - eldis (2014/10/22)
This report provides design details and costs for the proposed long-term improvements to the water supply system at Hihifo on the island of Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga. This is part of the demonstration project under the Pacific Adaptation to Climat ...

Design for improved water supply and water management in Hihifo district, Tonga - eldis (2014/10/22)
This report provides design details and costs for the proposed long-term improvements to the water supply system at Hihifo on the island of Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga. This is part of the demonstration project under the Pacific Adaptation to Climat ...

Planning climate resilient coastal cities: learnings from Panaji and Visakhapatnam, India - eldis (2014/10/22)
This working paper is a result of TERI’s year-long study which aimed to develop and test approaches that can increase resilience of infrastructure assets and the services they provide in developing nations. Chapter 1 of the working paper provi ...

Draft policy framework for efficient water use in energy production - eldis (2014/10/22)
This report proposes a policy framework which aims to enhance harmonisation of policies linked to water and energy. It is argued that this policy framework can assist in the development of new legal/policy instruments or review of existing instrumen ...

Daily programme for Wednesday, 22 October 2014 (ADP2-6). [FCCC/2014/III/OD/3] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/10/22)

Record fall in electricity prices following carbon tax repeal - Govt. Australia (2014/10/22)
Scrapping the carbon tax has delivered Australian families and businesses the biggest drop in electricity prices on record.

Targeting ship sourced marine pollution through regional cooperation - SPREP (2014/10/22)

Development and the India-EU Strategic Partnership - ISN (2014/10/22)
This brief argues that the EU should enhance its strategic development partnership with India, even though the latter's 'southern identity' still makes it wary of working with traditional donor organizations and states. As part of what should be a go ...

EPA Launches a Voluntary Star-Rating Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift and Protect People,Wildlife and the Environment /More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/22)
WASHINGTON-The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide move ...

Submissions from the Like-minded Developing Countries. [FCCC/ADP/2014/CRP.3] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/10/22)

Erdogan President – A New Chapter Opened Up in Turkey - ISN (2014/10/22)
This paper provides an overview of the 2014 presidential elections in Turkey and what the success of the country's Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the elections means for the future of Turkish politics.

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