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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience
This paper is a methodological contribution to emerging debates on the role of learning, particularly forward-looking (anticipatory) learning, as a key element for adaptation and resilience in the context of climate change. Expand
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Views from the vulnerable: Understanding climatic and other stressors in the Sahel
Abstract In much of sub-Saharan Africa, considerable research exists on the impacts of climate change on social-ecological systems. Recent adaptation studies emphasize sectoral vulnerability andExpand
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IPCC Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report-Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report
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Linking biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being: three challenges for designing research for sustainability
Ecosystem services have become a mainstream concept for the expression of values assigned by people to various functions of ecosystems. Even though the introduction of the concept has initiated aExpand
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Livelihoods and poverty
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Contaminated Identities: Mercury and Marginalization in Ghana's Artisanal Mining Sector
This article provides a counter-narrative to the dominant discourse of marginalization and criminalization of Ghana’s illegal gold miners (galamsey) by focusing on the contested mercury debate. WeExpand
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Why is socially-just climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa so challenging? A review of barriers identified from empirical cases
To enhance understanding of the process of climate change adaptation and to facilitate the planning and implementation of socially-just adaptation strategies, deeper consideration of the factors thatExpand
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Chapter 3: Impacts of 1.5ºC global warming on natural and human systems
Lead Authors: Marco Bindi (Italy), Sally Brown (UK), Ines Camilloni (Argentina), Arona Diedhiou (Ivory Coast/Senegal), Riyanti Djalante (Japan/Indonesia), Kristie L. Ebi (USA), Francois EngelbrechtExpand
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Indigenous livelihoods, slash-and-burn agriculture, and carbon stocks in Eastern Panama
Abstract Improved crop–fallow systems in the humid tropics can simultaneously sequester atmospheric carbon emissions and contribute to sustainable livelihoods of rural populations. A study with anExpand
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Recognizing and nurturing artisanal mining as a viable livelihood
Much of the discourse and literature on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in sub-Saharan Africa has inherently prescriptive recommendations on how the sector should develop. Devaluation,Expand
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