Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change

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    Hydropower production in future climate scenarios; the case for the Zambezi River

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016
    Climate change remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa where impacts resulting from changes in climate are projected to be negative and worse than in most other regions of the world. This work presents an assessment of the impacts of climate change on water resources and hydropower production potential in the Zambezi River Basin.
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    Green power for Africa: Overcoming the main constraints

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have access to electricity. Those with access are prone to experience problems with regular power outages. In many sub- SSA countries, electricity access rates are decreasing because electrification efforts are slower than population growth.
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    Better farming practices for resilient livelihoods in saline and flood-prone Bangladesh

    Solidarités International, 2017
    According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2015, Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. Aggravating climate conditions threaten crop production and now barely allow for small farmers living in the districts along the coast to live decently from their agricultural activities, which represent the main livelihoods in the area.
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    Lessons learned from the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience: An assessment in Borana Zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    Funded by USAID and implemented by the College of Law of Haramaya University, the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience (PCCSR) project seeks to address community vulnerabilities to climate change and improve communities’ capacity for conflict prevention, mitigation and resolution.
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    Management regimes for REDD+: an analysis of the regime in the RDS Rio Negro REDD+ pilot

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017
    This report is an output of the project ‘Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation (Mana_Forest)’, led by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway, in partnership with Fundação Amazonas Sustentável, Brazil; Makerere University, Uganda; Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; the University of Oslo, Norway and the Woods Hole Research
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    Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa (SUWAM)

    SINTEF, 2017
    The report presents the key findings from the project Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa. The project was carried out as a collaboration between SINTEF and Stellenbosch University, with Hessequa Municipality as a partner.
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    Integrating climate change in hydropower development in East Africa

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016
    The main objective of this study was to quantify the impacts of climate change on hydropower resources in East Africa thereby providing a basis for integrating the impact of Climate Change in hydropower development in the region.
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    Mozambique’s REDD+: the challenge is scaling success

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December. Over nearly four years, a consortium of public academic and research institutions, NGOs and social enterprises, supported by the Government of Norway, has explored what drives deforestation and forest degradation.
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    Proceedings of The Science-Policy Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation, 29–30 June 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017
    The Science-Policy Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation brought together experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners dealing with climate change policies for a two-day discussion to mark the beginning of a process of policy engagement at the sub-national level in India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
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    Gendered forests: exploring gender dimensions in forest governance and REDD+ in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

    Ecology and Society, 2017
    In this study we analyze gender relations legitimatized by socio-political institutions of forest governance in REDD+ pilots in Équateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.