Grid View

Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Taxonomy results for: climate change

Climate Change and Gender in South Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

Climate change poses global risks (World Economic Forum, 2016, IPCC, 2014). These risks adversely affect women in developing countries because of their little capacity to adapt (Brody et al, 2008). Previous studies show that women are more vulnerable to climate change than men for a variety of reasons, including illiteracy, low socioeconomic skills, inadequate access…

Read More

Climate Change and Conflicts in South Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

South Sudan has experienced decades of protracted conflicts, some of which might have been caused in part or exacerbated by climate change and variability. Climate change causes scarcity of resources and forces communities to raid their neighbors or migrate to a new area to look for opportunities, which brings new arrivals into competition with the…

Read More

Climate Change Profile South Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

This climate change profile is designed to help integrate climate actions into development activities. Since 1980, decreasing rainfall has been accompanied by rapid increases in temperature on the order of more than 1°C. This warming, which is two and a half times greater than the global warming, is making ‘normal’ years effectively drier. Rapid population…

Read More

Building Climate Resilience in Fragile Contexts: Key Findings of BRACED Research in South Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

Since 2013 South Sudan has been in a protracted crisis brought about by conflict. It is within this context that the UK Aid funded Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme became operational. BRACED supports building national climate resilience at multiple levels within South Sudan. Climate change is already visible in…

Read More

Climate Change and Inter-community Conflict Over Natural Resources in Jonglei State

|
|
|
|
|
|

In this briefing, the impact of climate change on conflict dynamics between ethnic communities in Jonglei State is analysed. The researchers looked in particular at how community representatives perceived changes in climactic patterns in recent years, and resulting changes to migratory movements by pastoralist groups. Download

Read More
CSRF SOUTH SUDAN