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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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Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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ACCCA experiences: examples of creative approaches for communication

Grill sessions One innovative approach to learning-by-doing was implemented at the training of trainers workshop conducted in Cape Town in 2008 as part of the ACCCA project. The ‘Grill the...
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Water Harvesting in Sudan

In semi arid zones such as North Darfur where the rainfall is concentrated over short periods of time, balancing water demand with supply is difficult. The regularity of rainfall and quantity of...
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Videos

Videos are a great way of communicating, here are some videos from our work, and good videos from other organisations such as IIED. If you'd like to link to any of your videos please feel free to add...
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Niger

Current Climate and Trends Map of Niger, source CIA factbook 2009 Niger has a Sahelian climate with rainfall that varies greatly both on an inter-annual basis, and also spatially throughout the...
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Methodology of Mozambique NCAP Project

Vulnerability Studies in Maputo Province The methodology used was the same vulnerability survey protocol developed in the Tanzania NCAP project which is described in more detail in the Tanzanian...
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Lyambai project adaptation options

LIMULUNGA/LEALUI Ploughing the rice field at Limulunga Adaptation options: FARMING Investigate and employ early maturing seed varieties Apply new irrigation systems in plain and forest areas Access...
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Key Findings from Suriname NCAP Project

Adaptation Measures The impact assessments and scenarios developed in the context of this project all confirm the findings and conclusions from previous studies that climate change will have serious...
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Institute for the Popularization and Application of Science, Burkina Faso

Some information on the work of the Institute for the Popularization and Application of Science (IAVS) based in Burkina Faso. IAVS Courses IAVS offers courses in the field of climate change which...
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Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating gardens enable crops to be grown during floods and in areas where land is limited or unstable and liable to change, such as the char lands in Bangladesh. The link below is to a technical...
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Farming the Future

Cover of Farming the Future Maureen Biermann and Chelsea Hanchett, graduate students in Geography at the Pennsylvania State University, created an educational activity book for their final project in...
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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID) This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana by building a...
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Case studies of adaptation

This page collects together the case studies and experiences of adaptation projects that are on weADAPT. Below you can browse by country, by sector or by using the Adaptation Layer in Google Earth ...
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Cape Town Capacity Building

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions taking...
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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring (Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941) We hypothesize that cyclical (loop) learning strengthens...
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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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Using Integrated Soil Fertility Techniques in Semi-Arid Areas

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
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Tana WEAP-ABM

Micro-finance for landscape protection to manage energy-water systems Objectives To evaluate Green Water Credits (GWC) related to carbon and renewable energy To apply ABM to energy policy in...
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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement (see also Participatory Processes ) Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process...
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Short course training: Risk Communication

Village Meeting with Folk Music in Nautanki This session focused on the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the...
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Seasonal forecast use in South Africa: Sustainable Development Update article

First published in Sustainable Development Update Issue 1, Volume 6, 2006 http://www.albaeco.com/sdu/26/htm/main.htm The world's climate is changing. Some of the most vulnerable people are those that...
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ACCCA experiences: Risk communication, social learning and storyboard exercise

Lessons learned from ACCCA workshop in Cape Town - The risks communicated by communities are usually 'peripheral' in that they often point to issues that are exacerbated by climate change as the main...
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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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