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Tuesday
31/10/2017
Energizing Tanzania: Strategic consideration of possible interventions to support sustainable development and use of bioenergy in Tanzania 2015 - 2025
Shortage of biomass for cooking energy has been a concern in Tanzania for several decades and several interventions have been tried out (or: tested) in order to improve the situati ....
Tuesday
31/10/2017
World science journalism meeting stays out of Africa
With 11 conferences announced so far, when will the World Conference of Science Journalists go to Africa? ....
Tuesday
31/10/2017
Record number of chemicals reviewed by UN chemical expert committees
More than 250 experts and observers, gathered at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to conduct back-to-back meetings focussed on the r ....
Monday
30/10/2017
Climate finance failing on forest protection
Protection of forests and indigenous rights are not being targeted with climate funds, which favour energy projects. ....
Monday
30/10/2017
Environmental income and rural livelihoods: A global-comparative analysis
This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFO ....
Monday
30/10/2017
What does climate change adaptation mean for humanitarian assistance? Guiding principles for policymakers and practitioners
Vulnerability to climate change is the result of complex interactions of various social, political, economic and environmental conditions. ....
Monday
30/10/2017
Rethinking food aid in a chronically food-insecure region: Effects of food aid on local power relations and vulnerability patterns in Northwestern Nepal
The impacts of repeated food aid programmes on households’ livelihood strategies and capacity to adapt to stressors such as climate change were investigated in the chronicall ....
Monday
30/10/2017
Social protection or humanitarian assistance: Contested input subsidies and climate adaptation in Malawi
The purpose of this article is to assess factors that contributed to the apparent success of the Farm Input Support Programme (FISP) in the period 2005–15, and discuss the le ....
Monday
30/10/2017
The power of ‘Know-Who’: Adaptation to climate change in a changing humanitarian landscape in Isiolo, Kenya
This article examines adaptation to climate change in view of changing humanitarian approaches in Isiolo County, Kenya. ....
Monday
30/10/2017
Social vulnerability and local adaptation in humanitarian response: The case of Pakistan
This article looks at the experiences of two areas hit hard by the 2010 mega-floods in Pakistan, one in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one in Sindh. ....
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