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06 Aug 2018 description

This guidebook targets both governmental and non-governmental organisations mandated with or engaged in the planning of adaptation, DRR and development measures. It aims to support these processes by providing a standardised methodology for assessing climate risks in the context of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) and to showcase potential co-benefits of EbA based on direct and indirect linkages to other sectors.

06 Aug 2018 description
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1. Amended Cabinet Resolutions on IDP Access to Pension and Social Benefits

On 11 July 2018 the Cabinet adopted Resolution No. 5481 introducing a number of significant changes to Cabinet Resolutions No. 505, 509, 637, and 365:

Extended eligibility for IDP monthly housing benefits

i) Children of IDPs born after the start of 'AID' - 14 April 2014 - now also can be considered as IDPs and therefore eligible for the benefits. To apply for the benefits, these children have to be registered at the social protection units

31 Jul 2018 description

This paper aims to identify potential entry points that stakeholders can leverage in order to mainstream the ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approach into decision and policy making in the government and private sector in Mexico.

31 Jul 2018 description

This study was commissioned to improve the understanding of the uptake of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in South Africa, the processes through which EbA has been lead and governed, and how EbA has been integrated into national policy, strategy and implementation. This study also aims to improve the understanding of how EbA can be further expanded and mainstreamed in the country.

31 Jul 2018 description

Due to its geographic location and development patterns, the Philippines is among the most vulnerable countries to climate change in the world. The main hazards affecting the population are rise in sea levels, extreme rainfall events, extreme heating events, increased ocean temperatures, and disturbed water budget. Although the term EbA is fairly new to the Philippines, practitioners in the field of environment conservation and protection as well as advocates for climate change adaptation are very familiar with the concept.

31 Jul 2018 description

This analysis examines the policy cycle stages (national agenda setting, sector policy formulation, resource allocation and implementation) and main actors involved in ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) mainstreaming in Peru. It aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the effective entry points at sector and political level considering the driving factors, processes and roles of actors in the presence of barriers and enabling factors.

05 Jul 2018 description
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1. Draft Order on Entry/Exit Regime and Movement of Goods to/from the NGCA is Proposed for Public Discussion

On 8 June 2818 the Ministry of Defence has posted a message on its official website proposing public discussion on 8 Draft CMU Resolution on entry and exit regime and movement of goods to/from the NGCA. The Resolution represents one of the series of by-laws required for the execution of the Law of Ukraine No. 2268 'On Safeguarding State Sovereignty'.

04 Jul 2018 description

Background

With more than 1.2 million refugees, mostly from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Somalia and South Sudan, Uganda is one of the top-most refugee hosting countries worldwide. Due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, many further refugees currently cross the border to Uganda.

03 Jul 2018 description

Project Report
Adaptation of agricultural practices and technologies to climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa

26 Apr 2018 description

I. INTRODUCTION

Remittances volumes to low- and middleincome developing countries have a potentially large development impact because they are three to four times bigger than official development assistance and more stable than foreign direct investment.

They are projected to reach US$450 billion in 2017 (KNOMAD 2017).
On such important volumes, the slightest decrease in transaction cost amounts to millions more channeled to end recipients.

09 Feb 2018 description
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The January Issue of the Legal Alert focuses on the following:

  1. Parliament Passed Law Governing State Policy on Temporary Occupied Territories in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions

  2. Draft Law on Legal Status of Disappeared Person has Passed the First Parliamentary Hearing

  3. The Cabinet has Increased Monthly Housing Benefits for IDPs

  4. IDPs are now Entitled to Temporary Housing

  5. The Cabinet has adopted State Program on Restoration and Development of Peace in the Eastern Regions

07 Feb 2018 description

This sourcebook aims to assist in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making. The sourcebook combines information on valuation theory and methods with 40 real-world examples and practical steps for commissioning, designing and implementing EbA valuation studies.

15 Jan 2018 description
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December issue of the Legal Alert focuses on the following:

  1. Increase in Minimal Living Wage and Minimal Salary Rates

  2. The Cabinet has Presscribed a Form for Technical Inspections Act for Living Premises

  3. The Court has Quashed Cabinet Resolution No. 365 on the Ground of Discrimination of IDPs

  4. The Cabinet has Adopted IDP Integration and Durable Solutions Strategy

29 Nov 2017 description

Introduction

Según lo revela el último informe del Consejo Noruego para Refugiados, en el 2014 más de 19 millones de personas tuvieron que abandonar sus hogares por inundaciones, tormentas y terremotos, que significa una cifra hasta cuatro veces superior a las migraciones por conflictos armados. El Panel Intergubernamental del Cambio Climá-tico (IPCC) asegura que para el año 2050 la cifra de desplazados ambientales puede alcanzar los 250 millones.

29 Nov 2017 description

Importance of environmental migration for Latin America

Latin America, along with the Saharan countries of Africa, is among the regions that are most fragile and vulnerable to the impact of climate change. The most vulnerable countries have been identified as Haiti, Guyana, Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala. Projected variations in rainfall patterns will bring about changes in the water cycle, such as sudden floods, droughts and the consequent risk of forest fires.