This paper, Monitoring the Climate Change Impacts of Urban Agriculture in Rosario, Argentina, examines the city’s urban agriculture programme, the contribution of green areas to reducing the Urban Heat Island, the transportation and conservation of food and the effects of UPA on run-off and infiltration of storm water. [more...]
Tag Archives:Agriculture and food security
This paper, A First Framework for Monitoring the Impacts of Urban Agriculture on Climate Change, looks to facilitate further discussions on actual quantification of impacts and the measurement and collection of such quantitative data, and to prepare the way for the development of an actual monitoring framework and tools. [more...]
REPORT: The needs and requirements of (city)governments and international organisations for the monitoring of UPAF impacts and the use of su...
This report on the needs and requirements of (city)governments and international organisations (such as the World Bank, DFID and UN-HABITAT) for the monitoring of UPAF impacts and the use of such data in climate change programmes and strategies, looks at the level of current integration of UPAF into local and international climate change action plans and strategies, and the needs and requirements regarding monitoring of UPAF impacts on climate change adaptation and mitigation. [more...]
REPORT: Improving Adaptive Capacity of Small-Scale Rice Farmers: Comparative Analysis of Lao PDR and the Philippines
This paper, Improving Adaptive Capacity of Small-Scale Rice Farmers: Comparative Analysis of Lao Pdr and the Philippines, provides a comparative analysis of the adaptive capacity and current adaptation strategies of small-scale rice farm households in Lao PDR and the Philippines. [more...]
This policy brief, Compelling reason for local action: climate risk reduction and adaptation in Lao PDR, assesses climate risks for small-scale farmers in Lao PDR, their vulnerability, response strategies and adaptive capacity. [more...]