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Research Reports: CCAPS research reports provide detailed information on the purpose, design, findings, and application of results of all studies conducted under the CCAPS program.
Date:
01 August 2011
In CCAPS Student Working Paper No. 3, graduate students Sanjeet Deka, Christian Glakas, and Marc Olivier refine the CCAPS vulnerability model to account for region-specific characteristics relevant to North Africa, including migration, water resources, and terrorism. Sudan appears to be the most vulnerable country in the region.
Date:
01 August 2011
In CCAPS Student Working Paper No. 2, Bonnie Doty, Erika Grajeda, Pace Phillips, and Atul Shrestha outline the potential impact of climate change on security in East/Central Africa. Western Ethiopia, southern Sudan, eastern Burundi, and the tri-border region between Uganda, Sudan, and the DRC are identified as vulnerable to climate change.
Date:
01 August 2011
In CCAPS Student Working Paper No. 1, Sachin Shah, Sarah Williams, and Shu Yang examine countries' vulnerability and their ability to minimize the effects of climate change. Case studies include Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Date:
08 March 2011
This paper assesses subnational vulnerabilities to climate change in Nigeria as a foundation for evaluating adaptation priorities and highlighting the security implications of climate change and adaptation. It identifies state, national, and regional governance channels to build resilience and address security challenges in Nigeria.
Date:
06 March 2011
The CCAPS team shares this annotated bibliography of literature on African comparative constitutional design and conflict management, global comparative constitutional design and conflict management, and case studies in Africa on constitutional design and conflict management.
Date:
01 August 2010
In CCAPS Working Paper No. 1, Joshua Busby, Todd Smith, Kaiba White, and Shawn Strange discuss the CCAPS vulnerability model that combines data on physical, socioeconomic, and political insecurities. The researchers then uses geographic information systems (GIS) to locate the confluence of these various types of vulnerability.
Date:
30 June 2010
The June 2010 planning meeting of the Constitutional Design and Conflict Management (CDCM) team brought together preeminent scholars and practitioners to discuss the scope and methods of the CDCM research project. The group debated and finalized the research framework and case study countries to be studied.
Date:
03 June 2010
CCAPS researchers Catherine Weaver and Christine Ackerson identify key resources on aid and climate change adaptation. The document includes international organization and intergovernmental panel reports, scholarly articles and new reports, and key websites for climate change, aid, and development.