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DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Land Use

Based on the presentations and discussion held during the Development and Mitigation Forum in January 2014, this reflective brief provides an overview of the impacts of land use change on development and mitigation, its drivers, policy prioritisation and recommendations.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 22, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Mitigation as Applied Science

The paper draws on the critical (in an academic rather than a personal sense) discipline of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and brings to the fore questions  of reflexivity – that  is, the reflection on the state of one’s own practices – within the mitigation discipline.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Poverty

This brief argues that the mitigation community needs to shift towards putting development first in order to bridge the gap between the two sectors. Furthermore, by putting hunger and inequality at the heart of low carbon development, broader constituencies can be built to challenge powerful interests maintaining high carbon development pathways.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Trade and Industrial Policy

There is a range of ways in which trade and industrial policy align with climate change, as well as a number of areas where there is an intersection between different policies. This brief is a reflection of the related presentations and discussion held during the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum in January 2014.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Urban Poverty

Communities that are empowered with knowledge of their neighbourhood, supplemented with their own resources, are in a better position to negotiate their rights with government. Whether it be developmental or mitigation issues, building a strong voice and solidarity of the urban poor is key to a better environment globally. This brief is a reflection of […]

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Public Financial Management

This brief focuses on on the links between mitigation and development in the area of climate finance readiness and the role of public budgeting as a key dimension thereof. It is a reflection of the related presentations and discussion held during the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum in January 2014.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Energy Security

This brief uses one dimension of energy security, access to affordable electricity (and energy poverty in that sense), in order to illustrate how energy security and climate change suffer from a lack of adequate action. This brief is a reflection of the related presentations and discussion held during the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum in […]

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

DevMit Provocateur Briefing Report: Employment

This brief addresses the existence of trade-offs between mitigation and development, specifically employment. This brief is a reflection of the related presentations and discussion held during the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum in January 2014.  

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

Development and mitigation provocateur briefing report: transport

This short paper gives reflections on transport development: how it was portrayed in the Forum on Development and Mitigation, and the ways in which it is argued differently in the ‘sustainable transport’ field.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

Development and mitigation provocateur briefing report: cities

This note briefly summarises the current discourse on city development, indicating both the importance of cities to climate mitigation as well as the face that climate mitigation is increasingly seen as a key component of urban development and management, rather than a challenge to it. This brief is a reflection of the related presentations and […]

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 20, 2014  //  download PDF

Climate mitigation and the fight against poverty and inequality

In designing climate mitigation strategies, one has to think hard about their impact on poverty and inequality. While it is often assumed that climate mitigation strategies are also pro-poor strategies, this is not necessarily so. This blog sets out some frameworks through which we can think through these issues and suggests areas where much more […]

News  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  Read more...

Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum Ideas Kit

The Ideas Kit provides an entry point into the wealth of ideas and information that emerged from the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum. These are clustered into four themes: ‘A framing shift’, ‘Co-creating our future’, ‘How can these ideas be put into effect?’ and ‘Productive focus areas going forward’.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  download PDF

Forum on Development and Mitigation: Provocateur briefings

This is a compendium of the set of briefing notes written by the nine development provocateurs (all South African experts on various aspects of development) who attended a the MAPS Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum which challenged participants to reconsider their current mitigation ‘community of practice’ and its norms, assumptions, framings and objectives.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  download PDF

Outputs from the Development and Mitigation Forum

The objective of the Forum was to enhance an understanding of how developing countries can effectively internalise mitigation activities into their development priorities and approaches. The Forum provided a space for climate mitigation and development researchers, practitioners and experts to present and discuss their work and experiences in this complex contemporary challenge. The key output […]

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Internalising mitigation activities into the development priorities and approaches of developing countries

Proceedings from the Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum convened by the MAPS programme, with the support of the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town and the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  download PDF

Beyond Development and Mitigation?

‘The week after the week that was’ – is certainly how the Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum organising team is feeling right now!  A little disoriented (what do I now do 24/7?), very relieved, and reflecting on invaluable time spent with excellent colleagues. When I embarked on the DevMit Forum journey in May last year […]

Blogs, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on Feb 4, 2014  //  Read more...