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Lyambai Vulnerability and Adaptation Project (LYVA)

This is a description of the project, please see the page on the workshop report for the most recent details on the project, and the adaptation options identified by participants from the different...
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Living on the Margins

In fall 2008, a group of five undergraduate students and three graduate students participated in a seminar led by two faculty members from AESEDA and the Penn State Department of Geography, Dr. Petra...
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Lessons learned in the field: thinking about the content for risk communication

'Awareness was necessary before implementing any adaptive measures, as there was a general lack of information on climate risk in the community', Nepal ACCCA Pilot Action. Learned lessons from...
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Lessons learned from Vietnam NCAP Project

In recent decades Thua Thien Hue Province has experienced an increase in climate change-related events: significant increases in temperature, wet season rainfall, flooding and inundation have been...
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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone management...
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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project team has...
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Lessons learned from Guatemala NCAP Project

The goal of this project, finding appropriate points of engagement with actual policy setting and decision making processes for the introduction of climate change adaptation considerations, has been...
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Lessons learned from Ghana NCAP Project

Lessons Learned and Strategic Recommendations Ample evidence is now available that climate variability and climate change are having profound effects on socioeconomic development and the livelihoods...
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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 Yemen NCAP Project

The key results and findings for the Yemen NCAP project are presented for each case study site following a brief overview of characteristics of each site. The discussion of key findings covers...
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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below: Results from Rufiji Results from Kilimanjaro Overall...
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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...
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Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling Projected evolution of average annual rainfall Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest during the January to May...
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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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Introducing Agency into Water Resource Simulation Models

Making WEAP actor-oriented Human-environment interactions and feedback are essential to consider in IWRM research particularly where we are concerned with adaptive water management in the context of...
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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg. Current Climate and hazards The main climatic hazards...
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Guatemala NCAP Project

Introduction The impression of Guatemala as viewed from space is that it, along with its neighbors in Central America, is relatively green and verdant. This view does not conjure up the immediate...
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Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

At the end of October UNEP convened a consultation meeting in S. Korea with various UN agencies and experts on their proposed Global Climate Change Adaptation Network. An outline of the network is...
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Ghana NCAP Project

A Ghanaian girl waits to sell water in the northern city of Tamale. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reill Project Objectives The NCAP funded project in Ghana was implemented over the course of three years in two...
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Frontline Knowledge Explorer

The Frontline Knowledge Explorer was an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation which SEI and Oxfam carried out in 2009. 

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From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information 1. To identify user-perspectives on the interface and content development of the innovative weADAPT / Google Earth platform 2...
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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

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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Facing Climate Change in Jomoro

Facing Climate Change in Jomoro Arielle Hesse and Siobhan O'Connor, undergraduate students at the Pennsylvania State University, created an activity proposal for their final project in GEOG 497U:...
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