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May's 55 Top Resources: Climate Change & Finance | Adaptation | REDD+ | Gender | Food Security | Livelihood

May's 55 Top Resources: Climate Change & Finance | Adaptation | REDD+ | Gender | Food Security | Livelihood

Special May Newsletter on the Best New Resources for Adaptation, Development, Sustainability and Nonprofit Programs

We have so many excellent resources come through CSDi that we periodically compile them and share them in an occasional, special newsletter.

Please note: web addresses change frequently – if one doesn't work simply type the resource title into your browser.

 
CSDi Distance Learning Spring Academy in Adaptation, Development, Sustainability, Nonprofit Climate Change and DRR programs. Courses begin June 3
 
100 Projects: 3 Year Summary Of Partner Field Projects. 100 Projects: The Best of 3 Years of Partner Field Projects.
 
 
1. CLIMATE CHANGE
U.N. climate panel: Governments must do more in face of dire global-warming threats
Darryl Fears
Washington Post
April 13, 2014
 
Running Out of Time
The Editorial Board
New York Times
April 20, 2014
 
CDKN Responses to the IPCC's adaptation and mitigation reports
CDKN
April 2014
 
2. CLIMATE FINANCE
Mapping current incentives and investment in Uganda's energy sector: lessons for private climate finance
Shelagh Whitley and Godber Tumushabe
ODI
March 2014
 
3-paper series on international carbon markets and mitigation pledges
Michael Lazarus, Anja Kollmuss, Peter Erickson and Lambert Schneider
Stockholm Environment Institute
2014
Addressing the risk of double counting emission reductions under the UNFCCC
 
Single-year mitigation targets: Uncharted territory for emissions trading and unit transfers
 
Potential for International Offsets to Provide a Net Decrease of GHG Emissions
 
Issue #25 of the AFDB climate finance newsletter
ADB
March-April 2014
 
3. ADAPTATION
Recommendations for the post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFAII): Calling for increased attention to the need for integrated water and wetland management to reduce disaster risk
Wetlands International
May 2014
 
How do you prepare for an uncertain future? - New resources from the Africa Climate Change Resilience alliance (ACCRA) programme
ACCRA/ODI
January 2014
 
Why do we pretend there is 'Community'? Problems of Community Based-Adaptation (CBA) and Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR)
Terry Cannon
IDS
April 2014
 
Second edition of Monitoring and evaluation for climate change adaptation: A synthesis of tools, frameworks and approaches
Bours, D., McGinn, C. and Pringle, P.
SEA Change CoP, Phnom Penh and UKCIP, Oxford
May 2014
 
4. REDD+
REDD+ Practical Guide to Participatory Governance Assessment
UN-REDD Program
April, 2014
 
Four Reports on Lessons Learned from Community Forestry and Their Relevance for REDD+
Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program
Tetra Tech
March 2014
 
What people want from REDD+: assessing local views and preferences
Maryanne Grieg-Gran, Essam Yassin Mohammed, Isilda Nhantumbo
IIED
March 2014
 
5. CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE
Family farming and Climate Change in Madagascar
Malala RAKOTOJAOFENO
February, 2014
 
The six "ins" of climate-smart agriculture: Inclusive institutions for information, innovation, investment, and insurance
Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Quinn Bernier, and Eric Haglund
CAPRi
2014
 
Climate smart small scale vegetable production practices in a challenging tropical island environment
M. V. Krishnapillai, R.T. Gacenda
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center Proceedings SEAVEG 2012
January 2012
 
Resilience in Agriculture through Crop Diversification: Adaptive Management for Environmental Change
Brenda B. Li
BioScience
April 2014
 
Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Adaptation Strategies. Water Resources Management Options for Smallholder Farming Systems in Sub-SaharanAfrica
Stephen N. Ngigi
Earth Institute at Columbia University
2009
 
Introducing 'African Farmer': a new online game
University of Sussex & Future Agricultures
2014
 
Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change in Agriculture
Amy Dickie, Charlotte Streck, Stephanie Roe, Monika Zurek, Franziska Haupt and Alex Dolginow
Climate Focus and California Environmental Associates
April 2014
 
Local innovation blog
Prolinnova
April 2014
 
Fungus Cripples Coffee Production Across Central America
Elisabeth Malkin
NYT
May 5,2014
 
6. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Strengthening Sustainable Development through Preferential Trade Agreements
Leal-Arcas, R. and Wilmarth, C.
Queen Mary University of London
2014
 
Strengthening Facilitating Innovation - and the role of Extension and Advisory Services
Dominique Hounkonnou, Suzanne Nederlof, Niels Röling and Arnold van Huis
The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)
April 2014
 
Biofuels: do they really harm food prices?
Anna Locke and Giles Henley
ODI
March 2014
 
Changes in land tenure and agricultural intensification in sub-Saharan Africa
Keijiro Otsuka and Frank Place
UNU-WIDER
February 2014
 
Land, assets, and livelihoods
Savath, Vivien; Fletschner, Diana; Peterman, Amber; Santos, Florence
IFPRI
2014
 
Corporate Social Responsibility as an enabler of Green Growth and Climate Action
UNDP
March 2014
 
7. WATER
Rainwater harvesting practices and attitudes in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Semra Özdemir, Mark Elliott, Joe Brown, Pham K. Nam, Vo Thi Hien and Mark D. Sobsey
Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development
2011
 
Assessing the Potential for Rainwater Harvesting in Vietnam
Kim Patrick, Alex Snelgrove
Rural Water Supply and Sanitation INGO Working Group Meeting
2009
 
A Sustainability Assessment of the Rainwater Harvesting System for Drinking Water Supply: A Case Study of Cukhe Village, Hanoi, Vietnam
Duc Canh Nguyen, Anh Dung Dao, Tschung-il Kim, Mooyoung Han†
Environmental Engineering Research
2013
 
Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Options in Developing Countries: A Review of Current Implementation Practices
Daniele S. Lantagne, Robert Quick, and Eric D. Mintz
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
8. PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT
JPS 40: Peasants & Politics
Ed. Saturnino (‘Jun’) M. Borras Jr
The Journal of Peasant Studies
2014
 
Development of a participatory action research approach for four agricultural carbon projects in east Africa
Seth Shames, Quinn Bernier, and Moses Masiga
CAPRi
2014
 
9. GENDER
Gender, control, and crop choice in northern Mozambique
de Brauw, Alan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
2014
 
The Impact of Training on Women's Micro-Enterprise Development
Fiona Leach, Salwa Abdulla, Helen Appleton, Judy el-Bushra, Nora Cardenas, Kibre Kebede, Viv Lewis and Shashikala Sitaram
DFID
2001
 
The gendered impacts of agricultural asset transfer projects: Lessons from the Manica Smallholder Dairy Development Program
Nancy Johnson, Jemimah Njuki, Elizabeth Waithanji, Marinho Nhambeto, Martha Rogers, and Elizabeth Hutchinson Kruger
CAPRi
2014
 
10. NUTRITION AND FOOD SECURITY
Gender, nutrition and climate smart food production: Opportunities and trade offs
Tina Desiree Beuchelt, Lone Badstue
Food Security
August, 2013
 
A review of the effectiveness of agriculture interventions in improving nutrition outcomes
Peter R. Berti, Julia Krasevec, Sian FitzGerald
Public Health Nutrition
August, 2003
 
11. FORESTRY & AGROFORESTRY
Multistoried agroforestry garden system in West Sumatra, Indonesia
G. Michon, F. Mary and J. Bompard
Agroforestry Systems
1986
 
Reflecting on Economist World Forests Summit
Toby Gardner
SEI
May 14, 2014
 
Eastern Africa – Forest Carbon Projects Study
Ian Deshmukh, Karin Sosis, Guy Pinjuv
Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities/Tetra Tech
May 14, 2013
 
Grow vegetables under trees
Daisy Ouya
World Agroforestry Center
2012
 
The Forest and Farm Facility: building strength in numbers
Duncan Macqueen, Jeffrey Y Campbell, Peter deMarsh
IIED
March 2014
 
Reforesting “Bare Hills” in Vietnam: Social and Environmental Consequences of the 5 Million Hectare Reforestation Program
Pamela McElwee
BioOne
March 2009
 
Indigenous Fallow Management with Melia azedarach Linn. in Northern Vietnam
Trân ‹úc Viê
Center for Agricultural Research and Ecological Studies (CARES)
 
The Project for the Rehabilitation of Natural Forest in Degraded Watershed Area in the North of Vietnam
Trân ‹úc Viê
JICA
2008
 
Tree Seeds for farmers - A toolkit and reference source
Kindt R., Lillesø J.P.B., Mbora A., Muriuki J., Wambugu C., Frost W., Beniest J., Aithal A., Awimbo J., Rao S., Holding-Anyonge
World Agroforestry Center
2006
 
12. HEALTH AND HYGIENE
The potential of schoolchildren as health change agents in rural western Kenya
W. Onyango-Ouma, J. Aagaard-Hansen, B.B. Jensen
Social Science & Medicine
2005
 
Effect of a behaviour-change intervention on handwashing with soap in India (SuperAmma): a cluster-randomised trial
Dr Adam Biran PhD, Wolf-Peter Schmidt PhD, Kiruba Sankar Varadharajan MSc, Divya Rajaraman PhD, Raja KumarMSc, Katie Greenland MSc, Balaji Gopalan BTech, Robert Aunger PhD, Val Curtis PhD
Social Science & Medicine
2014
 
13. DRR
What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?
Aditya Bahadur, Amy Kirbyshire, Dina Khan and Mihir Bhatt
ODI
April 2014
 

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