Publications


Terra Incognita: land degradation as underestimated threat amplifier

March 2014

This report from Clingendael questions how, whether, and to what extent land degradation might trigger or increase conflict risk.

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What climate change means for feeding the planet A Caritas Internationalis discussion paper

February 2014

This report from Caritas Internationalis brings together the concerns of Caritas organisations confronted with the effects of climate change on the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.

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Discussion paper: Scaling up agroecological approaches : What, why and how?

February 2014

This discussion paper published by Oxfam Solidarity is intended to contribute to ongoing debates on agro-ecological approaches.

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Desertification: The invisible frontline

February 2014

A new publication by the UNCCD examines desertification as a cause of global conflict and instability and calls for urgent action to support communities in crisis.

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Opportunities and constraints of groundnut production in selected drylands of Ethiopia

January 2014

This report is the result of a DCG project focusing on opportunities and constraints in groundnut production in selected drylands of Etiopia. The project particularly looked into the challenge of reducing the level of mycotoxins.

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Strategic Framework for the pastoralism in Africa reassure, protect and improve the lives, the livelihoods and the rights of the pastoral communities

December 2013

This outline of a strategic framework for pastoralism in Africa is the result of a series of consultations and regional assessments of pastoralism conducted since mid-2007.

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Research Priorities on Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation Responding to the Climate Change Challenge

December 2013

To respond to the demand for better coordination of research, PROVIA has led the development of a set of Research Priorities on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation in consultation with both experts and policy makers. The Research Priorities include new and emerging topics, and topics that have long been recognized as important but for which research is still required.

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Strategic Framework for the pastoralism in Africa reassure, protect and improve the lives, the livelihoods and the rights of the pastoral communities

December 2013

This outline of a strategic framework for pastoralism in Africa is the result of a series of consultations and regional assessments of pastoralism conducted since mid-2007.

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Situational analysis of indigenous social institutions and their role in rural livelihoods The case of selected food insecure lowland areas of Southern Ethiopia

Rapport du GCoZA n ° 73 | October 2013

This study is an empirical study aimed at examining the situations of selected informal social institutions and their role in rural livelihoods among three selected rural communities of Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia.

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Trade and Environment Review 2013 - Wake up before it is too late Make agriculture truly sustainable now for food security in a changing climate

September 2013

More than 60 international experts have contributed their views to a comprehensive analysis of the most suitable strategic approaches for dealing holistically with the inter-related problems of hunger and poverty, climate change, rural livelihoods and overcoming the severe environmental crisis of agriculture.

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