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The social life of mangroves: Resource complexes and contestations on the industrial coastline of Kutch, IndiaSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2017In the last few decades, mangroves have attained significant environmental, climatic and therefore economic importance.Document
"Something that the NGOs do"? Notes on participation and governance in the environment and development policy fieldNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017At the fundamental level, participation relates to the nature of relationships between human beings, often reflected in, through or by social institutions, through particular values, norms and reciprocal processes of interaction.Document
Governance structures established for REDD+ implementation and their adaptation to the institutional and ecological conditions in Equateur province of the DRCNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This report is one of the outputs of the project “Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation,” which aims to evaluate the different management regimes established to protect forests and improve livelihoods under the so-called REDD+ framework – reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.DocumentWorld Development, 2014This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFORâs Poverty Environment Network (PEN). Environmental income accounts for 28% of total household income, 77% of which comes from natural forests.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This 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.DocumentIOPscience, 2017The central role of forests in climate change mitigation, as recognized in the Paris agreement, makes it increasingly important to develop and test methods for monitoring and evaluating the carbon effectiveness of REDD+.Document
Workshop report: Research policy interface: incentivizing communities for ecosystem services in Nepal, 9 November 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In 2005, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) emphasized the importance of the link between the ecosystem, ecosystem services and human wellbeing to policy makers. The concept of ecosystem services is widely discussed in scientific and policy discourse.Document
Regional training of trainers: promoting innovative livelihoods (ecotourism and value chains) for sustainable landscape management 18–25 September 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre. It serves eight regional member countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan – in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Heavy rainfall (480 mm) on 16 July 2015 triggered a huge landslide (DGSE and GDKU, 2016) that dammed the Tui Lam Lui River approximately 52 km upstream of Yazagyo Dam near Hangken Village, Falam District in the Upper Chin hill region in northwestern Myanmar.Document
Projected impacts of climate change on forests in the Brahmaputra, Koshi, and Upper Indus river basinsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Two dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs), IBIS and LPJ, were used to assess the projected impacts of climate change on forests in terms of the shifts in vegetation types and changes in NPP (net primary productivity) in the mid Brahmaputra, Koshi, and upper Indus river basins.