Climate Change Adaption

Rupa Mukerji, June 2017 0

What contribution can climate policy make to poverty policy?

Rupa Mukerji, Co-Head Advisory Services, 2017 Climate and development policy are intimately linked. Scientific evidence regarding the reasons for climate change and its devastating impacts, especially on the poor, has been accumulating over the past 30 years and there is little uncertainty left about these linkages. For over two decades now, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation (henceforth

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Rupa Mukerji, June 2017 1

Trump unites the world over climate change

There were three options for Donald Trump – to honor the Paris Agreement which of course he could not do, to stay within it and do nothing or to pull USA out of the agreement.  By opting for the third option he has united the world on enhancing their climate actions, including a large part

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Arjumand Nizami & Jawad Ali, January 2017 0

The Youth Want to: THINK – ADAPT 2016

A conference planned for about 250 participants attracted over five hundred participants from several universities! The jubilation on the faces of students was worth seeing. The parallel sessions were full with half of the participants standing and keenly listening to the speakers. The heads of 35 different university departments, 20 public institutions (including environment, agriculture,

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Rupa Mukerji, November 2016 0

Paris Agreement and its promise to the poor

On a recent visit to Mali I met farmer Eromi Saanu, working in the hot April sun on his quarter hectare plot of land. He is a pioneer in his village in the practice of zai, a laborious way to grow a crop on dry, infertile soils. Working for over a month with just a

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