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Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: John Handmer (Australia)
Chapter 3 evaluates observed and projected changes in the frequency, intensity, spatial extent, and duration of extreme weather and climate events. This physical basis provides a picture of climate...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Susan Cutter (USA)
Disasters occur first at the local level and affect local people. These localized impacts can then cascade to have national and international ramifications. As a result, the responsibility for...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Padma Narsey Lal (Australia)
This chapter assesses how countries are managing current and projected disaster risks, given knowledge of how risks are changing with observations and projections of weather and climate extremes,...
Date of Publication: Dec 2011
Author: Henry Neufeldt
This brief focuses on the challenges in making climate-smart agricultural production work for the poor, who will be the most vulnerable to climate impacts. It offers recommendations to overcome...
Date of Publication: Dec 2011
Author: Jessica Troni
Namibia is one of the most arid countries south of the Sahara. Around 70 % of the population lives in rural areas. Fishery, tourism and agriculture form the basis of the country's economy....
Date of Publication: Dec 2011
Author: Maholy
Connue depuis l’Antiquité, cette plante aux multiples utilisations est remise au goût du jour pour en faire du bio-carburant. Son mode de culture simple et ses nombreux débouchés en font une...
Date of Publication: Dec 2011
Author: Thornton P.K.
This document is an attempt to distil what is known currently about the likely impacts of climate change on the commodities and natural resources that comprise the mandate of CGIAR and its 15 Centres...
Date of Publication: Nov 2011
Author: Nick Brooks
This paper summarizes a coherent framework for climate change adaptation programming,which  includes potential indicators, or indicator categories/types, for tracking and evaluating...
Date of Publication: Oct 2011
Author: Alemneh Dejene
In many parts of southern Africa, agricultural production is stagnant or even in decline, particularly in subsistence and smallholder agriculture. The reasons are many and debatable, but include lack...
Date of Publication: Oct 2011
Author: Government of the Republic of Namibia
This document is a National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) for Namibia. It presents information about the main expected impacts of climate change and, those most vulnerable to climate change. The...
Date of Publication: Sep 2011
Author: F. Rembold
The present report by the Joint Research Centre (MARS Unit - FoodSec action) is the result of 2 studies launched by the JRC in the frame of its scientific support to the European Food Security...
Date of Publication: Sep 2011
Author: Sue Edwards
The information in this guide to making and using compost has been developed from working with Ethiopian smallholder farmers since 1996, particularly in the dry and degraded highlands of northern...
Date of Publication: Aug 2011
Author: Climate Change Task Force
This document shows a successfully designed climate change strategies and made  innovative and effective contributions to climate change adaptation and mitigation actions designed by the...
Date of Publication: Aug 2011
Author: Margaret Spearman
This paper aims to provide adaptation and development practitioners with a practical framework for developing Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems that can track the success and failure of...
Date of Publication: Jul 2011
Author: CCARDESA
This Governance Manual is a guide to CCARDESA’s governance institutions (Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Food Security, the General Assembly, CCARDESA Board of Directors and CCARDESA...
Date of Publication: Jul 2011
Author: CCARDESA
This Governance Manual is a guide to CCARDESA’s governance institutions (Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Food Security, the General Assembly, CCARDESA Board of Directors and CCARDESA...

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