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    Tools, platforms and mechanisms to support accountability to disaster-affected populations in the Philippines

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013, a number of national and local government tools, platforms and mechanisms were put in place to support the coordination of national government efforts to respond to the disaster. Many of these tools, platforms and mechanisms are web-based and accessible to the public.
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    Upper Indus Basin Network and Indus Forum Collaboration Meeting 22-–25 May 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017
    The Upper Indus Basin Network and Indus Forum Collaboration Meeting, a joint workshop, was conducted from 22–25 May 2017. A majority of the participants came from Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, countries that share the transboundary Indus River Basin. Among the participants were senior government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and several international organizations.
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    Building disaster-resilient communities

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.
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    Linked Open Data: The Essentials. The climate knowledge brokering edition

    Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, 2016
    This  new edition of REEEP’s highly successful manual Linked Open Data: The Essentials offers a solid introduction to Linked Open Data (LOD) principles, with new case studies and updated information on how to make the most of the possibilities LOD has to offer.
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    Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    This new working paper by Andrew Scott of ODI explores the effectiveness of governing for the “water-energy-food nexus” of issues. The author looks at approaches that understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making.
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    Village savings and loans associations: an approach adapted to the poorest households?

    Solidarités International, 2017
    To improve preparedness and prevention of drought risks in the agricultural and pastoral communities around Lake Fitri in Chad, Solidarités International implemented a project between 2013 and 2016 that endeavoured to strengthen their capacities for resilience.
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    Integrated marine and coastal management in the western Indian Ocean: towards a sustainable oceans economy

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region has valuable and diverse coastal and marine resources, but much of its natural capital is either threatened or declining. The WIO encompasses rich diverse tropical and subtropical areas along the coastlines of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
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    ‘Pudumai’ -Innovation and institutional churning in India’s informal economy: A report from the field

    OpenDocs, 2014
    Despite the fact that the informal economy accounts for about two thirds of GDP and 90% of employment in India , the informal economy seems absent from almost all discussions of any kind of low carbon revolution in the country. Does it play such a negligible role in pollution as many have assumed and would it be an obstacle to a low carbon revolution.
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    Climate data and projections: supporting evidence-based decision-making in the Caribbean

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    Governments in the Caribbean recognise climate variability and change to be the most significant threat to sustainable development in the region.
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    Electricity supply in South Africa: Path dependency or decarbonisation?

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2017
    Renewable energy technologies have experienced an exponential growth in South Africa, thanks to the procurement of large-scale power plants. However, South Africa’s electricity sector still lacks a level playing field.

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