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Resumo Relatório do Desenvolvimento Humano 2014. Sustentar o Progresso Humano: Reduzir as Vulnerabilidades e Reforçar a Resilência

Relatório do Desenvolvimento Humano 2014. Sustentar o Progresso Humano: Reduzir as Vulnerabilidades e Reforçar a Resilência
  • Relatório do Desenvolvimento Humano 2014. Sustentar o Progresso Humano: Reduzir as Vulnerabilidades e Reforçar a Resilência
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). June 2014
  • The 2014 Human Development Report "Sustaining Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience" aims to help decision-makers and other development gains through policies which reduce vulnerability and build resilience. Much of the existing research on vulnerability has considered people's exposure to particular risks and is often sector-specific. This Report takes a different and more holistic approach. It considers the factors which contribute to risks to human development and then discusses the ways in which resilience to a broad group of evolving...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Resilience, Risk management, State of water resources, Sustainable development, Vulnerability, Water policy, Water supply

Recursos naturais. Situação e tendências para uma agenda de desenvolvimiento regional na América Latina e no Caribe
  • Recursos naturais. Situação e tendências para uma agenda de desenvolvimiento regional na América Latina e no Caribe
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). December 2013
  • This report makes recommendations on natural resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean. Chapter III deals with the Public Policies for the Development of the Hydroelectric Power and Water and Sanitation Services Sectors in Countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). While the region has abundant water, its distribution is unequal and water management will be key as the region adapts to climate change. The paper presents the case for incorporating renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectricity, in order to maint...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Climate change, Drinking water, Economic impact, Energy, Equity, Investments, Mining, Oil industry, Sanitation, Sustainable development, Water efficiency, Water management, Water supply

Relatório sobre o Desenvolvimiento Mundial de 2014. Risco e Oportunidade: Gestão do Risco para o Desenvolvimiento. Visão Geral

Diminuir o calor: por que um mundo 4 °C mais quente precisa ser evitado?
  • Diminuir o calor: por que um mundo 4 °C mais quente precisa ser evitado?
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank. November 2012
  • Executive summary of report Turn Down the Heat. Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate change, Disasters, Drought, Ecosystems, Food security, Health, Meteorology, Vulnerability, Water scarcity, Water security

A Sustentabilidade do Desenvolvimiento 20 Anos Após a Cúpula da Terra. Avanços, brechas e diretrizes estratégicas para a América Latina e o Caribe. Síntese

Síntese Relatório do Desenvolvimiento Humano de 2011. Sustentabilidade e Equidade: Um Futuro Melhor para Todos

Relatório do Desenvolvimiento Humano de 2011. Sustentabilidade e Equidade: Um Futuro Melhor para Todos
  • Relatório do Desenvolvimiento Humano de 2011. Sustentabilidade e Equidade: Um Futuro Melhor para Todos
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). November 2011
  • The Human Development Report 2011 explores the intersections between environmental sustainability and equity. The Report reveals how environmental degradation hurts poor and vulnerable groups more than others. The devastating impacts of lack of access to potable water and to basic sanitation is addressed in Chapter 3 'Tracing the effects - understanding the relations', and the issue of 'Water access, water security and sanitation' is addressed in Chapter 4 'Positive synergies-winning strategies for the environment, equity and human development'.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Green economy, Participation, Poverty, Sanitation, Sustainable development, Water policy, Water security, Water supply

América Latina e o Caribe: Uma superpotência de biodiversidade. Resumo de políticas
  • América Latina e o Caribe: Uma superpotência de biodiversidade. Resumo de políticas
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). December 2010
  • Policy brief from report "Importance of biodiversity and ecosystems in economic growth and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean: an economic valuation of ecosystems. Latin America and the Caribbean: A Biodiversity Superpower".
  • Geographical coverage (region): Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Ecosystem services, Sustainable development

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Published in 2015