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Analyzing the Impacts of Eucalyptus and other ‘harmful’ Tree Plantations

Reports & Research
Diciembre, 2023
Ethiopia

This study focuses on evaluating the impacts of eucalyptus tree plantations and other tree species on various aspects such as agricultural production, water resources, soil nutrients, natural forests, and biodiversity in the Sidama National Regional State (SNRS) of Ethiopia. While eucalyptus plantations have been acknowledged for sustaining local livelihoods, concerns have arisen regarding their adverse effects on water quantity and quality, soil fertility, biodiversity, and crop productivity.

Home is Where Climate Resilience Should Be Built: A Case Study of Climate Resilience in the Indigenous Munda Community in the South Western Coastal Area of Bangladesh

Reports & Research
Septiembre, 2023
Bangladesh

This case study challenges assumptions that disaster-hit communities that have lost their houses and possessions would willingly pack up and leave, believing that it is easier to migrate than to remain in their communities. However, for indigenous people like the Munda in Shyamnagar sub-district, migration is not the answer to achieving climate resilience. Because their lives are inextricably linked to their ancestral home, uprooting themselves exacts a toll on their identity and undermines the continuity of their culture and traditions.

Guidance note for peace-informed programming at the Green Climate Fund: Buildings, cities, industries, and appliances

Diciembre, 2022
Global

In Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCS), projects related to buildings, cities, industries, and appliances face multifaceted operational risks. These initiatives, when not judiciously managed, risk heightening tensions by influencing the delicate balance of socio-economic and political factors, thereby amplifying fragility, conflict, and violence. Such challenges are further compounded by weak governance structures, leading to heightened risks of violence and marginalization.

Sahel social cohesion research in Burkina Faso and Niger: Research Brief

Diciembre, 2022
Burkina Faso

The World Food Programme (WFP) supports communities to mitigate the impact of and build resilience to natural and human-made shocks and stressors that contribute to food insecurity and destabilize people’s livelihoods. WFP’s interventions, therefore, aim to equip communities with the knowledge, skills, and tools to avert or mitigate the impact of cyclical natural events such as droughts and floods through asset and capacity building in affected communities.

Strengthening governance for sustainable silvopastoral restoration and enhanced livelihood

Diciembre, 2022
Global

Silvopastoral systems in dry areas play a crucial role in enhancing land productivity and resilience, offering environmental benefits, and positively influencing the livelihoods of communities. Sabihia Site, managed by the Forestry Department, serves as a pilot site, shedding light on the challenges and successes of implementing silvopastoral systems. As a demonstrative model for sustainable practices, this site showcases favorable outcomes, including soil and water conservation, reduced livestock feeding costs, and enhanced biodiversity.

Nutrition-sensitive food system in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta: A literature review

Diciembre, 2022
Global

Nutrition-sensitive agri-food systems is an approach that puts nutritionally rich foods and dietary diversity at the heart of overcoming undernutrition, overnutrition, and micronutrient deficiencies. A desk review of literature and databases in Vietnam was conducted to identify existing knowledge, gaps, and opportunities for deltaic food systems transformation towards healthy diets.

Community voices on climate, peace and security: Senegal

Diciembre, 2022
Senegal

This study conducted a participatory appraisal of climate vulnerabilities and conflict risks five communities across Senegal: 1) pastoral, agro-pastoral and farming communities in the drylands areas of Louga 2) farmer and agro-pastoral communities in Kaffrine, 3) fishing communities on the islands of the coastal area of Casamance, 4) relocated fishing communities in Saint Louis, and 5) displaced farming communities in the tropical forests of Casamance.

Ecosystem assessment of food, land, and water actors in the humanitarian, development, and peace nexus

Diciembre, 2022
Global

1.5 billion people live in fragility and conflict-affected settings (FCAS) and they face an increased risk of food insecurity and poverty trap. A systems approach in collaboration with innovators in FCAS is needed to produce practical and inclusive solutions that can improve the resilience of food, land, and water systems (FLWS).