Amérique septentrionale

Reports & Research
juillet 2013
Brésil
Canada
Chine
Danemark
Inde
Niger
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Viet Nam
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud
Amérique septentrionale
Asie méridionale
Asia du sud-est
Afrique occidentale
Afrique
Asie
Asie orientale
Afrique orientale

This paper identifies sixteen cases of large-scale actions in the agriculture and forestry sectors that have adaptation and/or mitigation outcomes, and distils lessons from the cases. The cases cover policy and strategy development (including where climate-smart objectives were not the initial aim), climate risk management through insurance, weather information services and social protection, and agricultural initiatives that have a strong link to climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Key lessons learned include:

Multimedia
décembre 2003
Côte d'Ivoire
Afrique occidentale
Afrique
Amérique septentrionale

Pour éviter une catastrophe climatique qui anéantirait une bonne partie des ressources naturelles de la planéte, les experts préconisent en gros trois grands trains de mesure : ...

Journal Articles & Books
décembre 2012
Inde
Chine
Mexique
Espagne
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Asie
Asie orientale
Asie méridionale
Amérique septentrionale

Besides India, there are a few other countries like Mexico, Spain, Pakistan, Bangladesh and China which also make intensive use of groundwater. This highlight reviews groundwater institutions and policies in these countries, with a special focus on the interlinkages between energy and groundwater. It finds that while there are useful lessons from international experience, none of the other countries offer unmetered electricity to farmers as India does. It is this lack of energy accounting and resistance to metering that is at the heart of the invidious energy-irrigation nexus in India.