All articles for the topic: livelihoods

Female farmer in Uganda showing bean harvest.

Integrating gender and nutrition in Ugandan policy: An assessment

A recent study on Ugandan climate and food security policies assesses gender and nutrition mainstreaming in national policy.

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Climate change, ecosystem services and migration in the Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands experience severe climate impacts and high emigration rates. However, we do not know to what extent people migrate because of climate change. This paper addresses this gap.

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Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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Migration and Sustainable Mountain Development

This publication seeks to provide insights into the complex migration processes and the resulting opportunities and challenges for mountain communities and regions.

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African Risk Capacity

The African Risk Capacity (ARC) is a Specialized Agency of the African Union esta

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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LAO PDR: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR)

This analysis, published jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and WFP, examines the impact of climate risks on food security and livelihoods in Laos. 

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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Cambio Climático y Seguridad Alimentaria

CC y SAN Nicaragua

Introducion

La Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), el Instituto de Estudios del Hambre (IEH) y la Fundación para la Investigación del Clima (FIC)...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Zambia)

Southern Zambia

Project description SEI was commissioned by Oxfam Great Britain’s Southern Africa Regional Centre to advise on climate adaptation and disaster risk...
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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Mozambique)

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Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate considerations into their...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Desa Ekologis Tangguh dan Adaptive Perubahan Iklim, Desa GIli Indah

Konteks Adaptasi

Desa Gili Indah merupakan pulau kecil yang berada di tengah laut dan merupakan daerah  pariwisata. Desa Gili Indah terdiri dari 3 pulau kecil (Gili) yang masing-masing...

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Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In the Mekong region, over 20,000 people rely directly on fish trading for employment along just one trade route through Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. The fish trade is...
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Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In the Mekong region, over 20,000 people rely directly on fish trading for employment along just one trade route through Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. The fish trade is...
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Improving Pasture Management and Livestock Rearing

Livestock rearing is the major component of arid agriculture. It plays an integral role in Rajasthan, where the people and their land are closely bound up with livestock rearing and...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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CoFCCA Cameroon

Plant seedlings, Cameroon. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

CoFCCA is a three-year research project carried out in Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the...

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Deforestation in Kenya

Wangari Maathai: Adaptation story

A story of the impact of climate change on the forests and livelihoods in Kenya, narrated by the late Wangari Maathai.

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Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

Adaptation context

Poor, rural communities in Cambodia are highly vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate change due to their low adaptive capacity.

According to Cambodia's...

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Improved Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change for Sustainable Livelihoods in Agriculture Sector

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Project background

Bangladesh, due to its geo-physical position and socio-economic context, is highly prone to regular natural hazards and the impacts of...

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Assistance to Local Communites on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This project, commissioned by the Danish government, aimed to understand the future problems of communities, to generate adaptation options and to suggest alternative livelihood options.

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