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Key findings from Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area. An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the Lunana area on a...
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Improving the use of seasonal climate forecasts in Lesotho

In Lesotho, seasonal climate forecasts are produced by Lesotho Meteorological Services and disseminated nationally. These forecasts, that provide probabilities of how much rainfall is expected during...
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Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Economics of Adaptation Introduction Several groups have been working on the economics of climate impacts and adaptation. This is a technical area, with emerging...
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Environmental Migration in the Media

This page provides links to articles spotted by the Transformations in Risk team that highlight the issue of environment and climate and migration . With more and more articles appearing, this is...
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Educational tools for adaptation

Below is a table from Kathleen Dietrich of Penn State University summarising some of the various learning materials that have been produced to educate people on climate change. (Please click to...
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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani) Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic, environmental) which change at...
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Decision Making Explorer

The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer (ADx) is one of the innovative tools of the weADAPT collaboration to support the screening of potential adaptation options and guide decision makers.

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Decision Analysis (Decision-Screening)

Climate adaptation is about making decisions. It is not our role to tell people what the outcome of climate change will be in 20 years as it is not knowable - there is too much uncertainty . However...
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Community Cereal Banks

Photo credit: Venex_jpb/Creative Commons A cereal bank is a community-based institution involving a village or a group of villages that stocks and manages the operations of acquiring, pricing and...
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Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...
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Cartagena de Indias System Description

This page provides a description of the Cartagena de Indias system

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Bhutan NCAP Project

Introduction “The Land of the Thunder Dragon”, “The Last Shangrila” and the “Land of the Peaceful Dragon” all refer to the tiny kingdom of Bhutan nestled in the eastern part of the Great Himalayan...
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ADx Online video tutorial

This is a video about the ADx toolkit developed as a contribution to the CIRCE project. The tool is in the prototype phase: the aim is to test and further develop it with partners and practitioners within Circe and eventually with other decision-makers working in climate adaptation.

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Social learning

Social learning develops the actors' ability to improvise; it requires investment in relationships and trust building, respect for difference and appreciation of other ways of seeing the world.

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Short course training: Exploring decision-making analysis methods

In this session, we move from identifying baseline, current vulnerability, to combining this with options for adaptation, in a scenario-based context. That is, introducing a variety of plausible...
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Sekhukhune

Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...
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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes? "Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of those...
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Normative Agency

Norms, both legal or customary/social norms, work as a coordinating mechanism for society, in that they contain prescriptions for behaviour in view of shared social space. Norms can be thought of as...
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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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Multiple pathways

There have been many different experiences of NeWater Project partners in uncovering answers to our research questions. Depending on the goal, the context and the target audience there are different...
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Methodology of Vietnam NCAP Project

The project combined various stakeholder approaches with water modeling.The technical tools were selected and deployed by the IMHEN on the basis of the need to provide reliable, scientifically-based...
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Lake Titicaca Bolivia: Climate Context

This region is in the dry inter-Andean valleys of Bolivia (Ribera et al., 2006) and covers the municipalities of Batallas, Ancoraimes and Carabuco. These municipalities are located in the northern...
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Knowledge mapping of climate change adaptation actors in Kenya

Workshop Report: Knowledge mapping of climate change adaptation actors in Kenya Nairobi, Kenya - 9-10 February 2009 Executive Summary As part of our project with Google.org, this workshop provided a...
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Key findings from Bolivia NCAP Project

This page describes the key findings from the NCAP Bolivia project. Because of the wealth of findings, the specific results for the Lake Titicaca and Vallegrande regions are presented on different...
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