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Video
Evaluating Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Southern Africa

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Plenary 2

Climate change Water use Renewable energy sources
Journal Article
Modeling Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture Demand in the Volta Basin and other Basin Systems in Ghana

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

Agriculture Climatic changes Global warming
Research Brief
Every Drop Counts – Improving Aid to Water and Sanitation

Each dollar of aid per year provides 0.17 people with access to water or sanitation. This amounts to a cost of US$5.88 per person. Due to economies of scale, countries with large populations benefit more from aid to the water and sanitation sectors...

Econometric models (Economic development) Economic assistance and foreign aid Environmental economics
Working Paper
Modeling Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture Demand in the Volta Basin and Other Basin Systems in Ghana

An assessment of the impacts of projected climate change on water availability and crop production in the Volta Basin and the southwestern and coastal basin systems of Ghana has been undertaken as a component of the impacts and adaptation study for G...

Agriculture Climatic changes Global warming
Working Paper
Land, Environment and Climate: Contributing to the Global Public Good

This paper discusses global public goods related to the world’s land resources, their current provision and likely future provision, their potential impacts on the world’s poorest households, as well as prospects for using foreign assista...

Biodiversity conservation Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (April 2013)

30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Economic development)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
Working Paper
Every Drop Counts: Assessing Aid for Water and Sanitation

Water and sanitation sectors have been the ‘natural’ subjects of aid for several decades. However, these sectors also were among those most affected by changes in aid approaches and tools...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Environmental economics
Book Chapter
Tackling Elite Capture by the 'Counter-elite' and 'Co-opt-elite' Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Economic development Sociological aspects (Families) Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Why Do Peri-Urban Households Invest in Improved, Piped Water?: A Case-Study from Can Tho, Vietnam

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Health Regional economics
Working Paper
Elite Capture or Capture Elites? Lessons from the 'Counter-elite' and 'Co-opt-elite' Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana

Community-based development has been criticized for its inadequate understanding of power relationships at the local level, which thus leaves room for elite capture...

Economic development Sociological aspects (Families) Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Health and the Urban Transition: Effects of Household Perceptions, Illness, and Environmental Pollution on Clean Water Investment

Recent efforts to reinvigorate the connections between urban planning and health have usefully brought the field back to one of its original roles...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Health Regional economics
Book Chapter
Achieving the Water and Sanitation Millennium Development Goal

From the book: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Economic development Public utilities Water
Working Paper
Millennium Development Goal 7: An Assessment of Progress With Respect to Water and Sanitation: Legacy, Synergy, Complacency or Policy?

Access to water and sanitation (target 10) is an important ingredient of quality of life. As per WHO-UNICEF assessments, globally, 77 per cent of population had access to water in 1990...

Economic development Public utilities Water
Working Paper
Water and Third World Cities: The Expanding Puzzle

Water and food scarcity are among the major problems that mankind faces today and will increasingly face in the coming decades...

Economic growth Land use Pollution
Book Chapter
Analysis and Management of Watersheds

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Conservation of natural resources Management Water
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