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Cover for Global environmental change and biodiversity loss.

This chapter contains questions about global warming, other aspects of environmental change and global biodiversity loss. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond politics, knowledge bridge in Indus Basin.

The 'Informing Change in the Indus Basin' is a DFID funded project under the South Asia Water Governance Programme. Throughout the project, the International Water Management Institute and its partners have been engaged with media across the Basin, to expose journalists to key research, and explore ...

Author(s)
Nicol, A.; Nair, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A gendered approach to understanding climate change impacts: lessons from a coastal region of Bangladesh.

The purpose of this chapter is to understand the vulnerability of women's livelihoods to climate change impacts in Bangladesh. Data were collected through a survey of 150 randomly selected women from a sample of households. Focus group discussions, key informant interviews, participant...

Author(s)
Momtaz, S.; Asaduzzaman, M.; Kabir, Z.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender, weather shocks and food security: empirical evidence from Uganda.

Following an overview of agricultural sector performance, climate change, and variability in Uganda, this chapter presents a study examining the food security effects of weather shocks by gender in the country. The results show that the incidence of food insecurity increases with an increase in all ...

Author(s)
Mwesigye, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing livelihood in displacement: the politics of land ownership and embodied health and well-being by senior women in Kenya.

This chapter focuses on the interrelationships between land dispossession, climate variability, and the health and well-being of displaced senior women involved in care responsibilities for their offspring and grandchildren in Kenya. The chapter is divided into two sections: the first describes the ...

Author(s)
Onyango, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seeing through water: gender, anxiety and livelihoods in large-scale infrastructural development in the era of climate change.

A narrative approach is taken in this chapter to document and analyze the gendered social and socio-environmental consequences of globalized river basin development using water as the lens to understand the depth and breadth of these changes in people's lives. The chapter is based on primary...

Author(s)
Braun, Y. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Caring for corn and beans: reassessing subsistence agriculture and climate change.

To move beyond a material understanding of women's relationship to climate change, this chapter explores a care work framework that explicitly includes women's participation in subsistence agriculture, while expanding climate change frameworks to consider care work. The case of Honduras is used in...

Author(s)
Garner, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender differences in awareness and adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in Bangladesh.

This chapter focuses on a range of practices that have been identified as climate-smart and appropriate for adoption at the family farm level in the context of Bangladesh, based on input from stakeholders and a review of the literature, as well as a review of ongoing agricultural interventions...

Author(s)
Bryan, E.; Kato, E.; Bernier, Q.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender and climate change adaptation in livestock production in Tunisia.

This section begins by examining the pattern of women's involvement in livestock livelihoods, and ownership and control of assets (mainly land and livestock) in the study areas. The discussion then moves to changes in gender roles; changes related to climate change; implications and coping...

Author(s)
Najjar, D.; Baruah, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The nexus between climate change, migration and gender.

This chapter explores gender-specific dimensions of so-called 'climate-induced migration' and elucidates their relevance for research on climate change, gender, and livelihoods in the Global South. To this end, the chapter starts with a brief overview on the state of the scientific debate on the...

Author(s)
Hummel, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter

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