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Natural Assets Management course

March 6, 2020. We spoke with Roy Brooke about his own journey into this field and why municipalities should be thinking about their natural assets. 

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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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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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INSIDE STORY - Working towards a Smart Energy Path: Mali

This inside story explores the outcomes of the project ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa’ which Benin, Mali and Togo participated in.

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INSIDE STORY - Working towards a Smart Energy Path: Togo

This inside story explores the outcomes of the project ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa’ which Benin, Mali and Togo participated in.

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INSIDE STORY - Working towards a Smart Energy Path: Benin

This inside story explores the outcomes of the project ‘Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa’ which Benin, Mali and Togo participated in.

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Afghanistan Initial National Communication

This article describes Afghanistan's Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 

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Afghanistan's Environment

This report provides readers with an overview of the key environmental issues, factors and drivers of environmental change in Afghanistan, and highlights the latest achievements and prospects ahead.

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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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FCFA Pilot: Zambia Technical Report

This FCFA pilot study in Zambia sought to examine how to make climate science actionable, so decision-makers could make informed and robust adaptation and development investments.

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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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Using Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Livelihoods in high mountain areas are made more precarious by climate vulnerability. This case study focuses on radio's contribution to sustainable mountain livelihoods in the Peruvian Andes. 

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

Photograph by Viv Halcrow

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

Rainforest in Ghana Image: The Frog Blog

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

Project description

This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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Linkages between agro-energy investment, rural transformation and low carbon pathways: A sustainability assessment for the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone.

Project description

This project will conduct a sustainability assessment on the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone, from the perspective of rural transformation and low-carbon...

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OxGAME project

The OxGAME project is a 12-month pump-priming project funded by the OUP John Fell fund at the University of Oxford.

Our aim is to explore and evaluate the role computer models can...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

Context

Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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Chololo Ecovillage

A model of good practice in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement is part of a team of six agencies working to transform Chololo, near Dodoma, into...

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Implementation of a PES scheme in Tanzania

Introduction

Equitable Payments for Wateshed Services (EPWS) is part of a broader concept of Payments for Environmental/Ecosystem Services (PES) with the underlying principle of which the...

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin, Spain

Figure 1- The social network map built by Group 1: the Water administration

Summary

The Guadiana river basin is expected to be one of the most seriously affected by...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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