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  • 012/2014Video of Global Landscapes Forum Event on Gender and Climate Change

    Watch this discussion forum on "Gender and resilience across the landscape – from Latin America, Africa and Asia" which took place on December 6, 2014, the first day of the Global Landscapes Forum, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. Gender concerns are gaining increasing recognition in climate change negotiations. Although women are believed to be more […]

  • 011/2014New set of policy notes now available!

    A new volume of policy notes summarizes the findings from the project "Enhancing Women's Assets to Manage Risk under Climate Change: Potential for Group-Based Approaches." The notes in this collection explore how to protect or strengthen women’s control over critical assets, including natural resources and social capital. These notes also examine the potential for innovative […]

  • 03/2014New working paper on local perceptions of climate change in Bangladesh

    An IFPRI Discussion Paper written by Peter Davis and Snigdha Ali reports on findings from 30 focus group discussions and 30 key informant interviews conducted in 12 districts of Bangladesh in May 2012. This research showed that most respondents are aware of how climate changes are affecting their livelihoods. Participants were particularly concerned that agricultural […]

  • 07/2013Institutional issues in climate change adaptation

    Local institutions and organizations are critical for managing collective climate change adaptation efforts. To begin to assess the capacity of these institutions to effectively do so, this discussion paper, written by Catherine Ragasa and colleagues, provides some reflections and insights on the level of awareness, practices, and organizational and institutional issues being faced by countries as […]

  • 01/2013Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Services for Farmers

    The workshop Scaling Up Climate Services for Farmers in Africa and South Asia was convened December 10-12, 2012 in Saly, Senegal by the CGIAR program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Climate Services Partnership (CSP). This event aimed to foster South-South learning and collaboration between sub-Saharan […]

  • 010/2012Literature Review: Gender-differentiated Impacts of Climate Change on Assets

    Climate change increasingly affects the livelihoods of people, and poor people experience especially negative impacts given their lack of capacity to prepare for and cope with the effects of a changing climate. Among poor people, women and men may experience these impacts differently. As one of the early outputs of this project, this literature review, […]