Costs to bear – poverty reduction and climate change resilience

Costs to bear – poverty reduction and climate change resilience / Richard Munang, Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator and Jesica Andrews, Ecosystem Adaptation Officer, UNEP, Field blog, 18 February 2014

http://www.field.org.uk/blog/2014/02/18/guest-blog-costs-to-bear-poverty-reduction-and-climate-change-resilience

In a recent World Bank blog article, the Mauritian response to the Sahel drought crisis of 2011 – Emel (“hope” in Arabic) – was applauded. Indeed, the applause was highly deserved. Instead of appealing for humanitarian aid, the Mauritian government took 9% of national government expenditure and put it towards a climate resilience program that diversified its response based on need. Those living in extreme poverty received food vouchers, the poor received subsidized food, and pastoralists received the livestock feed essential for sustaining their livelihoods…



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Danièle Revel (2014, 19 février). Costs to bear – poverty reduction and climate change resilience. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 25 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/oavx

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