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02/07/2020
This report looks out to 2050 and presents alternative scenarios or plausible portrays, of the future of the cattle sector in Ethiopia. It provides invaluable insights to decision-makers on actions to take today to make the Ethiopian cattle systems more robust and resilient to an uncertain future and sustainable from a social, environmental and public...
02/07/2020
This report looks out to 2050 and presents alternative scenarios, or plausible portrays, of the future of the cattle and poultry sectors in Kenya. The government of Kenya, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), engaged a multitude of stakeholders in a conversation...
02/07/2020
Hybrid approaches to mitigating tsunami risk combine vegetation (green element) with traditional engineering components (grey elements) to maximize protection and other benefits. While hybrid approaches like tsunami mitigation parks are being built worldwide, our understanding of the protective benefits they provide and our ability to optimally design...
02/07/2020
Agricultural production systems are sensitive to weather and climate anomalies and extremes as well as to other environmental and socio-economic adverse events. An adequate evaluation of the resilience of such systems helps to assess food security and the capacity of society to cope with the effects of global warming and the associated increase of climate...
02/07/2020
Using the widely-acknowledged four key roles that Local Governments (LGs) are expected to play as a reference and the Pressure and Release Model (PAR) as an exploratory framework; the paper examines the role of LGs in reducing disaster losses and vulnerability in Ibadan, Nigeria. Findings reveal that despite avowed policy commitments to empower...
02/07/2020
This is a cartographic atlas of flood-prone areas over the 108 km of the Nigerien reach of the Sirba River. Maps are compiled at large (1: 100’000) and detailed (1: 20’000) scales. The most exposed riverine villages of Tallé, Garbey Kourou, Larba Birno, Larba Toulombo, Guidare, Toure, Boulkagou and Bossey Bangou are also...
02/07/2020
This study presents a comprehensive hazard assessment of the Nigerien reach of the Sirba River, the main tributary Middle Niger River. Hazard thresholds were defined both on hydrological analysis and field effects, according to national guidelines. Data from topographical land surveys and discharge gauges collected during the 2018 dry and wet seasons...
02/07/2020
In this report, the majority staff for the select Committee lays out a framework for comprehensive congressional action11to satisfy the scientific imperative to reduce carbon pollution as quickly and aggressively as possible, make communities more resilient to the impacts of climate change, and build a durable and equitable clean energy economy.The...
02/07/2020
This diagnostics toolkit is designed to help countries assess the financial management of disaster risk and to provide a basis for them to enhance financial resilience through insurance and other risk transfer instruments. In the report, the framework examines the state of the enabling environment and incorporates lessons from country diagnostics assessments...
02/07/2020
The purpose of this report is to understand the frequency of cyclones hitting Gujarat and role of mangroves and shelterbelts in cyclone risk mitigation. With reference to the scientific studies mentioned in the report, it can be reckoned that there is an increase in cyclonic activity in the Arabian Sea which is mainly due to the increase in the temperature...

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