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26 Sep 2018 description

The industrial zone in AÏt Melloul lies in the Souss Massa region, 20km from the port of Agadir. The industrial zone is managed by the local government and hosts 300 enterprises, most of which are SMEs in the food processing industry. Overall, 25,000 employees depend directly or indirectly on business in the industrial zone.

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.

20 Mar 2018 description

The impact of climate change on farming has contributed to the evolution of many agricultural insurance initiatives.

In 2009, – on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) – the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), together with the National Insurance Commission (NIC), launched the Innovative Insurance Products for the Adaptation to Climate Change (IIPACC) project in Ghana.

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