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Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Annex I: Authors and expert reviewersAnnex II: Glossary of TermsAnnex III: AcronymsAnnex IV: List of Major IPCC Reports
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: African Soil Health Consortium
ASHC handbook for ISFM is a 156 page that provides a detailed explanation of ISFM principles as applied in a number of African countries. Commissioned by ASHC and produced by technical advisory group...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Simon K. Allen (Suisse)
Le Résumé à l’intention des décideurs reprend les principales conclusions du Rapport spécial sur la gestion des risques de catastrophes et de phénomènes extrêmes pour les besoins de l’...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Simon K. Allen (Switzerland)
This Summary for Policymakers presents key findings from the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX). The SREX approaches the...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Allan Lavell (Costa Rica)
Climate change, an alteration in the state of the climate that can be identified by changes in the mean and/or the variability of its properties, and that persists for an extended period, typically...
Date of Publication: Jan 2012
Author: Omar-Dario Cardona (Colombia)
Many climate change adaptation efforts aim to address the implications of potential changes in the frequency, intensity, and duration of weather and climate events that affect the risk of extreme...
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: 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: 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...

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