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Building Climate Resilience in Africa Through Research and Development

This article provides an evaluation of the Future Climate for Africa programme (2015-2021), which has brought together more than 200 researchers from over 20 countries to improve understanding of climate variability and change across Africa. 

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Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

14/12/2021 - 12:00 to 14:45

The regional session featured exchange on adaptation solutions, discussions of national and local adaptation plans and consultation on opportunities of regional dialogue and collaborative action.

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Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition

The Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition project is an eight-year market systems development programme to develop the horticultural sector and reduce poverty in Northern Cambodia.

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Guide to Strengthening Gender Integration in Climate Finance Projects

CDKN and WEDO's guide presents a framework of recommendations for strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects, with concrete examples and resources to show how it can be done.

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Towards clean air in Chinese cities

Chinese and Swiss research institutes are partnering in an SDC-funded project on air pollutant source apportionment to improve air quality in 6 Chinese cities.

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Andes Resilientes al Cambio Climático (Resilient Andes)

The project will help increase the resilience of the most vulnerable communities that live in the mountain ecosystems of the Andes, to the effects of climate change and natural hazards.

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Morpeth flood, 2008. Photo by John Dal
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Flood safety & resilience guide for UK homeowners

This guide, developed in partnership with the insurance sector, aims to raise flood risk awareness in the UK, and support smarter decisions on property purchases.

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Near-term warming and our chances of staying within 1.5°C of global warming

Depending on how the climate system responds, greenhouse gas emissions could still cause more - or less - warming than the best estimates from the latest climate models.  

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Dili Timor Leste on January 21, 2011: people was walking on the lakeside on the way to his village; Photo: iStock
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How Timor-Leste Is Using NAP Process to Scale Up Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EbA)

Discover how the Timor-Leste government has adopted Ecosystem-based adaptation as a guiding principle in its NAP process to connect ecosystem protection and climate action.

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A grain bin full of corn after the destruction of a derecho in 2020. Photo: Phil Roeder / Flickr.
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How corn links Jamaica’s food supply to climate change in the US Midwest

This case study explores how Jamaica’s deep dependency on US maize affects both its economy and food security in a changing climate.

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A local Nepalese woman carries home firewood in the afternoon outside of Braka, Manang, Nepal.
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Glacial lake outburst floods: A shared risk across the Hindu Kush Himalayas

This case study looks at how glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) affect the Hindu Kush Himalayas.

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A maize farmer with his crop, which has been destroyed by parrots, whose migration patterns have changed and now coincide with the end of the maize season.
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Climate risks to trade and food security: implications for policy

This policy brief presents policy insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.

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Sahel Food Crisis 2012: Drawing water from a well in the community of Natriguel, Mauritania
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Transboundary climate and adaptation risks in Africa: Perceptions from 2021

This publication documents how African policy-makers and experts perceive climate change and adaptation risks that have the potential for multi-country to regional consequences.

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Climate change and forced migration in mountain areas: What are the solutions?

10/12/2021 - 14:00 to 15:15

(Video) This webinar, organized by the Inter Parliamentarian Union and the Adaptation at Altitude programme with members of Parliament, international organization representatives and experts, discussed migration and internal displacement due to climate change in mountain areas and explored ways to increase mountain communities’ resilience and capacity to adapt by addressing some of the root causes of climate migration.

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The transboundary implications of climate-related coastal migration: state of knowledge, factors of influence and policy pathways

This publication explores the transboundary implications of climate-related coastal migration and identifies the key policy pillars to facilitate adaptation and resilience in this context.

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Adaptation Without Borders launches collaboration with DG CLIMA to scale up international action on cross-border climate risks

At COP26, the Adaptation Without Borders partnership launched a strategic collaboration with DG CLIMA to scale up international action on adaptation to manage the cross-border and cascading impacts of climate change. Watch a recording of the event. 

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Peru high mountains: mountain peaks covered in snow and clouds
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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in Latin America by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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 Gokyo Lake, Nepal: a mountain range with a bright turquoise lake in between two peaks
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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in South Asia by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ICLEI-South Asia and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Africa?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, prepared for decision-makers in Africa by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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FRACTAL podcast series

The STARTcast is a podcast created by START for early- and mid-career scientists. Listen to Season 2 on co-creating climate information with decision-makers for climate-resilient cities in southern Africa as part of the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) project.

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Leadership for Responsive Climate Actions in Agriculture, Forestry and Food systems

An insight brief discussing the role of leadership in promoting transformational change towards a low-carbon, resilient, and food secure economy and society, both globally and regionally. 

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ArcGIS StoryMap: Young people are shaping climate change and health action

This ArcGIS StoryMap shares the stories of youth leaders and the challenges they face in climate change and health action across Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Vietnam, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

09/11/2021 - 10:00 to 18:00

(Videos) This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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Upscaling adaptation solutions for vulnerable mountain regions through international cooperation

09/11/2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

(Video) Following a teaser showcase of the “Last Glaciers” documentary and inspirational talk by the documentary's director, this event featured a series of talks and panel discussion exploring what is being done to support and upscale adaptation in mountainous regions internationally.

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