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Monday
27/09/2010
Progress on MDGs 4 and 5: Getting there but more work needed
This report reviews progress on MDGs 4 and 5 over the period of 2000–2010. The Countdown to 2015 initiative collects and analyses data from ... ....
Friday
24/09/2010
Adaptive social protection: mapping the evidence and policy context in the agriculture sector in South Asia
The concept of Adaptive Social Protection (ASP) refers to a series of measures which aims to build resilience of the poorest and most vulnerable people to climate change by combini ....
Thursday
23/09/2010
The worldwide costs of dementia are set to soar
Aound 0.5% of the world's total population currently live with dementia. The total estimated worldwide costs of dementia are US$604 billion in 2010. ... ....
Thursday
23/09/2010
A new methodology for presenting trends in maternal mortality
Millennium development goal 5 Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015. It has been a challenge ... ....
Thursday
23/09/2010
Journal debating pastoralism issues
Open access journal aimed at providing a central forum where those concerned with pastoralism can confront each other's ideas, data and analysis, ... ....
Tuesday
21/09/2010
What can be done to protect bioversity from the effects of climate change?
With the current rate of biodiversity loss greater than the natural background rate of extinction, a critical question addressed by this technical ... ....
Tuesday
21/09/2010
Climate mitigation efforts in Nepal
This report presents the integrated case study for Nepal carried out under an OECD project on Development and Climate Change. The report is structured ... ....
Monday
20/09/2010
Encouraging agricultural livelihoods without considering climate change: Ethiopian case study
This paper explores how rural agricultural livelihoods may be affected by changes in climate. Exploring Ethiopian case studies, the author uses a combined ... ....
Monday
20/09/2010
Adaptive social protection - a framework for adjusting to climate change
This brief argues that social protection initiatives are as much at risk from climate change as other development approaches. The authors think that ... ....
Monday
20/09/2010
Integrating climatic-disasters prevention and risk-management tools in Madagascar and Haiti
Lack of resilience to climatic accidents seems to be one of the main reasons for the transformation of climatic accidents into environmental, economic ... ....
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