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Islamic Development Bank

At the Islamic Development Bank, we equip people with the tools they need to build a sustainable future for themselves, their communities and their countries, putting the infrastructure in place to

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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's m

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Resilience for whom? Women, particularly widows have a different experience of resilience to others of higher standing in the community. Photo: Arlene Bax/Oxfam

Resilience and Development Practice in Vanuatu

This research has identified key issues related to resilience following Tropical Cyclone Pam that contribute to community-based adaptation and resilience discourse and action across scales.

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Climate Change Research Strategy for Thailand

This case study describes an ADAPT Asia-Pacific program to develop a strategic plan that will identify, support, monitor and assess a national strategy for climate change research in Thailand.

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Crossing the flooded river, Okhaldhunga Bazaar, East, Nepal. By Axel Drainville via Flickr.

Sustainable development publications, tools and approaches

This page brings together key knowledge resources that have been produced by SDC and/or its partners, and which may be of interest to sustainable development practitioners.

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Ghana TSP videos

These two videos examine Ghana's Transformative Scenario Process (TSP). One introduces the approach while the other looks at the development of four imagined scenarios.

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Pilot Programme for Integrated Adaptation Strategies in Grenada

This project supports the island state of Grenada by enhancing the resilience of parts of the population and ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 

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Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate.

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CLIMA Land Water Energy: Biofuels expansion and adaptation

This project aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders on biofuels expansion scenarios to 2030 that would support sustainable adaptation in the agricultural and bioenergy sectors of Brazil.

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Jinsha River Basin: Integrated Water Resources and Risk Management

This Sino-Swiss project aims to improve integrated water resources management, build capacity for climate change adaptation, and thereby enhance socio-economic development in the Jinsha River Basin.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from India

This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in India.

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COP21: Development & Climate Days

The theme this year is "Zero poverty, zero emissions: tough talk on poverty and climate", reflecting the importance of achieving an agreement on climate change that is fair, as well as ambitious.

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Assessing Mali’s L’agence Nationale De La Météorologie’s (Mali Meteo) Agrometeorological Advisory Program

Marks the completion of the first detailed assessment of the function and impact of an operational climate services for development program, Mali Meteo's Agrometeorological Advisory Program.

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Child-centred, Community-based Adaptation

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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FCFA Pilot: Mozambique

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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FCFA Pilot: Rwanda

FCFA Rwanda Pilot Study: Summary

The Rwanda FCFA case study was undertaken by the Global Climate Adaptation Partnerships (GCAP), working with the UK Met Office and Atkins. The case study...

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Development and Climate Days 2014 at COP20

Summary of event

Climate change threatens to reverse hard-earned gains to end extreme poverty. But sustainable development has the potential to lift people out of poverty and protect...

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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Index-Insurance for Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

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Early Warning Builds Resilience

“Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change by Establishing Early Warning and Disaster Preparedness Systems and Support for Integrated Watershed Management in Flood Prone Areas,” is a...

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South Kenya Coast study sites

Map of WD-NACE project study sites on the South Kenya Coast

To understand decision-making processes in coastal resource use and management, the role of actors in...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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