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This third NDC-highlights newsletter features articles on the agricultural sector’s contributions towards the success of Ethiopia’s NDC. [more...]

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REPORT: Community-Based Management of Ecosystems and Natural Resources for the Improvement of Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in the Nigerian Savannah

This in-depth study, Community-Based Management of Ecosystems and Natural Resources for the Improvement of Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in the Nigerian Savannah, examines the socio-ecological attributes required to improve natural resources management and strengthen the resilience and adaptive capacity of rural communities in the wooded savanna of Nigeria. [more]…

REPORT: Integrating indigenous knowledge and scientific methods for flood risk analyses, responses and adaptation in rural coastal communities in Nigeria

This project, Integrating indigenous knowledge and scientific methods for flood risk analyses, responses and adaptation in rural coastal communities in Nigeria, engaged flood-affected communities, local government and civil society organizations and advanced a platform for integrating indigenous knowledge, participatory GIS and basic weather data monitoring, to develop a community-based participatory approach to coastal flood management. [more]…

REPORT: Management of Ecosystems Services of the Forests of Southwest Nigeria in Support of Rural Livelihoods and Food Security

This detailed study, Management of Ecosystems Services of the Forests of Southwest Nigeria in Support of Rural Livelihoods and Food Security, was carried out to assess the present status of the tropical natural ecosystem of southwest Nigeria, their contributions to rural livelihood, the quantity and quality of their services and the level of awareness and impacts of anthropogenic activities on climate change. [more]…

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Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

https://www.espa.ac.uk/book

The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.

An environment for wellbeing: Pathways out of poverty

http://www.espa-headlines.ac.uk/

The dependence of the world’s poorest people on the environment and their contribution to its stewardship are often ‘hidden’ in public debates and decision-making processes. Trade-offs and any potential human costs must be understood and explicitly addressed. An environmental justice approach can help achieve this.

A guide to selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

https://www.espa.ac.uk/publications/guide-selecting-ecosystem-service-models-decision-making-lessons-sub-saharan-africa

Many national policies and international agreements include goals to protect ecosystem services. This guidebook helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries and is based on practical experiences in sub-Saharan Africa.