How can links between disaster mitigation and urban planning be strengthened? Can urban livelihood strategies reduce poor city dwellers’ vulnerability to disaster? Scant attention is currently paid by relief organisations to urban planning and disaster mitigation, according to a recent Care International report.
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Library Resourcejanvier, 2002Inde, Turquie, Asie occidentale, Afrique septentrionale, Asie méridionale
Library Resourcejanvier, 2013Inde
Urban wastewater management has become a major challenge in India as infrastructural development and regulations have not kept pace with population growth and urbanisation. This study argues that against the backdrop of water scarcity and climate change, it is important to examine issues related to wastewater reuse more holistically and to investigate the challenges and opportunities for its safe and efficient reuse.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2001Inde, Népal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Asie méridionale
The paper examines various water sharing treaties in South Asia, with a comparative evaluation of past and future trends, followed by suggestions for a sustainable future cooperation.It examines:the Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan India and Bangladesh dispute over the Ganges river India and Nepal sharing the Mahakali river watersIt makes the following observations and recommendationsOne common factor in all three water sharing cases discussed above is the dominant attitude displayed by India, by virtue of its sheer size, with a view to controlling regional water resources it s
Library Resourcejanvier, 2008Inde, Népal, Pakistan
This paper evaluates the costs and benefits of disaster risk reduction in the context of climate change through an analysis of case studies in India, Nepal and Pakistan. The paper focuses on water related disasters and the manner in which they may change as a consequence of climate change. The paper highlights that the evidence presenting the economic impacts of climate change and disasters is accumulating rapidly.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2014Afrique du Sud, Chine, Inde, Fédération de Russie, Brésil, Afrique sub-saharienne, Asie occidentale, Afrique septentrionale
There is a general consensus among academics, politicians and social movements, that BRICS as ‘new donors’ are increasing both their quantitative and qualitative role in defining what is considered to be ‘the world economic order’.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2008Népal, Mauritanie, Mali, Chine, Ouzbékistan, Inde, Tchad, Europe orientale, Afrique sub-saharienne, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Asie méridionale
Across vast areas of the world, human activity has degraded once fertile and productive land. Deforestation, overgrazing, continuous farming and poor irrigation practices have affected almost 2 billion hectares worldwide, threatening the health and livelihoods of over one billion people. In this edition of New Agriculturist, a collection of articles explores some of the approaches and policies that can help to successfully rehabilitate degraded land.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2013Indonésie, Bangladesh, Inde, Asie orientale, Océanie, Asie méridionale
This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India, and concludes with some lessons learned.REDD+ is an example of multilevel governance that uses a variety of institutional structures and processes aimed at promoting sustainable management of forests, including financial incentives to reduce deforestation and forest degradation.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2013Inde, Kenya, Chine
Through the analysis of newspaper articles and a survey of journalists, this publication identifies gaps and highlights differences in how the media portray pastoralism in Kenya, China and India. In discussing their methodology, the authors note that their reliance on national, English-language publications meant that they were not able to include data from vernacular language press in pastoral regions.Although able to make significant contributions to food security, livelihoods and economic prosperity, the benefits of pastoralism often go unnoticed.
Library Resourcejanvier, 2013Inde, Népal
As geographical areas subjected to rapid urbanisation and constantly changing land use, peri-urban sites offer women and men greater economic opportunities.At the sametime,peri-urbanresidents are also drawn away from traditionalmeans of livelihood.As the city encroaches into prime agricultural lands in the fringe areas,occupations become more subsistence in nature. This increases women's workload. Often women, who migrate from rural areas after marriage and settle in peri-urban zones,face enormous challenges in accessing water.
Library Resourceavril, 2005Afrique du Sud, Népal, Inde, Thaïlande
Having enough water for food production is a key issue in many countries. As water becomes scarce and food requirements increase, there will be a need to produce more food using less water, to protect the quality of water and the environment, particularly in Africa. To achieve this, it will be necessary to improve women’s access rights to water.Research from
the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations looks at the
issues facing poor communities, and especially women, trying to ensure access
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