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Climate change adaptation in informal settings: Understanding and reinforcing bottom-up initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean
People living in informal urban settings in Latin America and the Caribbean are highly vulnerable to water-related risks associated with climate change. They are also effective incubators of bottom-up, grassroots-driven mechanisms of adaptation.
Energy-water nexus in the context of climate change in developing countries : experiences from Latin America, East and Southern Africa; synthesis report
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Taking Care of What We Have: Participatory Natural Resource Management on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua
Together, rapid population growth, increased commercialization and exploitation of aquatic resources, deforestation and pollution, and encroachments on communally owned resources by national and transnational private interests are placing the worlPublication DateSaturday, January 1, 2000