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Financing readiness: insights from the Amazon Fund and Congo Basin Forest Funds' efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation - - Research reports and studies - 7758.pdf

Finance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+) has been innovatively structured to support ‘readiness [more]…

Oil & mining countries: transparency low, impunity high

Minerals are important economic resource for Africa. In this sense, Twenty-two of 34 African countries surveyed by Afrobarometer stake their countries' economic futures on development of mineral or oil production. The [more]…

The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2014

 In December 2015, countries will gather in Paris to finalize a new global agreement to tackle climate change. Decisions about how to unlock finance in support of developing countries’ low-carbon [more]…

Mitigating ‘non-conflict’ violence by creating peaceful political settlements

Understanding and addressing ‘non-conflict’ violence is a key challenge for development. Different types of ‘non-conflict’ violence, such as homicide, massacres, armed robbery and gender-based violence, which occur outside of armed [more]…

Climate justice & human rights - Focus on food security, nutrition, health and gender

This paper presents a set of recommendations on how the international community, governments, UN and social movements can bring issues of food security, nutrition, health and gender equity into climate [more]…

Agriculture and child under-nutrition in India: a state level analysis

The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture [more]…

Long run versus short run analysis of climate change impacts on agriculture

In Tunisia the agricultural sector represents about 20 % of employment and 12% of GDP. Therefore, understanding the impact of climate change on agricultural crops is instrumental for decision makers [more]…

Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of [more]…

Lessons from South Africa’s renewable energy regulatory and procurement experience

South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (REIPP) procurement programme is hailed worldwide as a model for renewable energy procurement. Its success is far from experimental and haphazard and points [more]…

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease [more]…

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