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Seminar
Ricardo Santos presents on vulnerability to natural shocks in Mozambique

On 3 April, Ricardo Santos, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow, will give a presentation at a seminar at the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning ( CEDIL ) on ‘Vulnerability to Natural Shocks: Assessing the Short-Term Impact of...

3 April 2019
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Seminar
Vincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series

Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...

13 March 2019
Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate Room, the Eduardo Mondlane University, Main Campus, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Video
Agriculture Adaptation Options

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 5.3

Natural disasters Financial crisis Agriculture
Video
Climate Change and Human Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.1

Political economy Natural disasters Climate change
Video
Social Protection

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.2

Households Natural disasters Credit
Journal Article
Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Working Paper
Public Disclosure for Pollution Abatement: African Decision-makers in a PROPER Public Good Experiment

A linear public good experiment has been employed to investigate strategic behaviour in pollution abatement among African climate decision-makers...

Group decision making Hazardous wastes Natural disasters
Working Paper
Cost and Impact Analysis of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Vietnam

The Development under Climate Change research effort provides a basis for determining quantitative impacts on infrastructure from climate change. This paper provides results of an analysis of sea level rise impacts on road infrastructure in Vietnam...

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Research Brief
Aid Failures in Haiti: Exploring the Fatal Flaw

Aid to Haiti has not been effective due to failure of the country’s political and economic elites to participate and assist in the development process...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Natural disasters
Working Paper
Environmental and Climate Finance in a New World: How Past Environmental Aid Allocation Impacts Future Climate Aid

In this paper we update previous work that categorizes foreign aid projects in terms of their likely impact on the natural environment...

Climatic changes Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and the Failure of State Building in Haiti Under the Duvaliers, Aristide, Préval, and Martelly

After receiving at least US$20 billion in aid for reconstruction and development over the past 60 years, Haiti has been and remains a fragile state, one of the worse globally...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Elite (Social sciences) Government accountability
Working Paper
Assessing the Risk of Cyclone-Induced Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise in Mozambique

This article considers the impact of sea level rise and storm surge on the port cities of Maputo and Beira in Mozambique...

Climatic changes Econometric models (Economic development) Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

This paper considers the impact of sea level rise and storm surge on the Red River delta region of Vietnam an area already known to be highly vulnerable to coastal risks...

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Book
Understanding Small-Island Developing States: Fragility and External Shocks

Small island developing states (SIDS) are characterised by high economic, geographical and social vulnerability...

Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid International trade
Blog
Climate Change Adds to Risks in North Africa
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Imed Drine The climate change threat North Africa is going through a turbulent year...

Agriculture Climatic changes Economic development
Working Paper
Climate Change Compounding Risks in North Africa

The impact of climate change on agriculture and poor groups’ livelihoods are one of the greatest potential threats to development and a key challenge in climate change agenda...

Agriculture Climatic changes Economic development
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