Browse by Theme: Climate Change

This paper investigates the concept of gender transformation within adaptation to climate change. Focusing explicitly on adaptation within the agriculture sector, the paper describes various cases where gender equality outcomes have been sought and secured – and how this has been achieved.

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This paper seeks to summarise the best approaches for designing, implementing, and monitoring Integrated Conservation and Development Projects. It provides an annotated bibliography for field practitioners and technical advisors whose projects utilise diverse interventions to achieve sustainable development goals.

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Disasters have strongly increased in both frequency and impact, with climate change as one of the main contributors to more extreme, frequent, and unpredictable weather. This report highlights how the implementation of an Integrated Risk Management approach leads to social transformation and more resilient communities that are well prepared to deal with a diversity of shocks and challenges.

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The publication provides guidance, tools and examples of the successful integration of gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in climate-smart agriculture work. It demonstrates the necessity and benefits of incorporating a GEWE approach; describes strategies for enhancing the engagement of women and particularly vulnerable groups; and provides practical examples and tools on gender equality and women’s empowerment in agriculture.

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The globe is scarred by violence and disasters. Yet, some crises receive less media coverage than others. The aim of this report is to highlight those crises that, though large, have received little public attention.

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The impact of climate change is already having devastating effects on lives and livelihoods. Planning and programming to strengthen climate resilience is now commonplace in development interventions. As part of a set of disaster risk financing tools, insurance schemes are being championed as a way to finance the mitigation of negative effects that extreme weather events can have on individuals, households, communities, and countries.

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The year 2017 was marked by scores of humanitarian crises: armed conflicts, natural disasters, climate shocks, hunger, displacement. While most of these crises made the headlines, there are others which barely made the news. And when crises are underreported, they are often consequently underfunded. Public awareness and funding for humanitarian causes are closely intertwined.

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