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Cover of the publication: woman positioning a ladder
The climate risk profiles facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, implications, policies and programs, and adaptation priorities.
World Bank, the
Cover Stories of Climate Change
'Everyday Stories of Climate Change', is a comic that threads together qualitative research about low-income families' experiences and adaptation to climate change across five countries.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University of Cape Town BRAC University
Women farmer in South Africa
Climate change could cost South Africa up to 11% of per capita GDP by the end of the century. If appropriate policy measures are adopted, changes to the labour market linked to the rising temperatures could help reduce the gender pay gap in communities.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
IRP Herald 32
IRP Herald Volume 32 is the knowledge report for IRP-supported sessions at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2021.
International Recovery Platform
Samburu landscape viewed through swarm of invasive, destructive Desert Locusts.
With another swarm predicted for September, the arrival of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, farmers in the vast 168,966 km² province have joined with researchers to introduce a software package to track locust swarms in real time.
In this study, the authors develop a structural model to study the long-term impacts of climate and socioeconomic changes on labour supply and the pay gap between male/female and high-skilled/low-skilled labour.
Climate and Development (Taylor & Francis; SEI)
Activists have long warned of “day zero” — the moment when the taps in this South African coastal city will run dry. Years of severe drought and municipal mismanagement have edged Gqeberha closer and closer to that reality. Now, day zero is nearly here.
Washington Post, the
Township in South Africa. Soweto in Johannesburg.
Informal settlements around the world have the least developed infrastructure, yet they continue to come together to build their resilience to shocks and disasters.
Flood Resilience Portal
The extreme rainfall and floods that hit KwaZulu-Natal in April highlight the importance of the relationship between the government and residents. "If we had told you there was this major flood coming, what would you have done differently?”
Our burning planet - Daily Maverick
This research study developed disaster resilience framework indicators for the City of Tshwane to determine its current disaster resilience and to contribute to its disaster resilience and sustainable development planning strategy.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies