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April 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Mangroves being destroyed in the name of development


‘Mangroves being destroyed in the name of development’

Jan Khaskheli

Monday, April 30,…


Added by Jan Mohammed Khaskheli on April 30, 2012 at 6:30 — No Comments

Launch of the direct partnership platform: Nexus engages companies on a fair approach to offsetting

The cooperative of grassroots development organizations connects directly with companies and institutions

Singapore, 12 April 2012 – Nexus launched an initiative to enable companies and public institutions to support access to clean energy and water for the poorest populations of developing countries.

DSC_0021_low_res An increasing number of organizations are “offsetting” their greenhouse gas emissions, by supporting clean development projects in…


Added by Marion Santini on April 23, 2012 at 13:40 — No Comments

Where honey means money and climate means change

Ha Thi Ngan is a young woman with a buzz about her. She’s a beekeeper and her story provides a snapshot of the way poverty, nature and climate can combine to affect lives and set questions with no easy answers.

Read the rest of this post at Under the Banyan.

Added by Mike Shanahan on April 21, 2012 at 10:50 — No Comments

Climate change has a women face -A salty pathway ahead

Climate change has a women face -A salty pathway ahead

By: Nasir Aziz, ActionAid Pakistan

The old mechanical thought would not work any more and it is the time for a paradigm shift in our behavior and attitude to empower the resource poor women. The threats of climate change are no longer hidden by any means and the affected most is no other than the resource poor women. The link is loud and clear that the Climate change as a women face. If we are still…


Added by Nasir Aziz on April 20, 2012 at 17:45 — No Comments

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with Less Intensification: Bac Kan Province Experience

It is now recognized worldwide that the agricultural and farming systems need to be improved beyond their capacities now if the human race is to avert from a Malthusian catastrophic prophesy as a result of ever increasing population growth against a gradual increase in food production. The prophesy seems to be likely when you consider the billions of people that will be food insecure in 20 years time if we take the business as usual scenario in farming systems.


Scholars and…


Added by Maxwell Mkondiwa on April 20, 2012 at 11:05 — No Comments

A tale of typhoons, trees and tiny creatures that stood between a community and climate resilience

Nguyen Viet Nghi’s enthusiasm was infectious as he showed off a scene of remarkable renewal in what was once a disaster zone.

We were in Da Loc commune, a sleepy part of Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa province. It’s a place that on a single day witnessed both the fury and the protective power of nature.

The community learned well from the experience, but only after they overcame the attention of some tiny animals that threatened to spoil the story.…


Added by Mike Shanahan on April 20, 2012 at 8:18 — No Comments

Managing Climate Extremes and Disasters: Lessons from the IPCC SREX Report

Dear Colleagues, 


The Climateand Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is launching a three-part series of reports, “Managing Climate Extremes and Disasters: Lessons from the IPCC SREX Report” covering each of the Asia, Africa and Latin American and Caribbean regions.


The reports highlight the scientific findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (…


Added by Robert Watt on April 18, 2012 at 17:49 — No Comments

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