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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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Methodology of Bolivia NCAP Project

Methodology Social learning approach used in the project The NCAP-Bolivia followed the principles suggested in UNDP/GEF Adaptation Policy Framework (2003) Note: The NCAP project began in 2003:...
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Methodology of Bangladesh NCAP Project

Methodology The activities of the Netherlands Climate Change Assistance Program (NCAP) have been designed in order to explain the three common questions: what are the demands of stakeholders? What is...
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Mali

Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.

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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 Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger (...
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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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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach . A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can...
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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border. These maps can be...
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Lessons learned from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Life and livelihoods Climate change may affect the coastal region through salinity, erosion, accretion, floods, waterlogging, cyclones and tidal surges. Livelihoods of people have been affected...
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Key findings from Vietnam NCAP Project

Past trends and future climate projections The project started with a number of studies in order to better understand the historic trends in climate conditions in the study area. In addition,...
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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 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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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 Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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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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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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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Effectiveness of risk communication

In the previous section we have focussed largely on the part of the communication where you are providing information, but equally important is the act of receiving information within the exchange...
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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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Designing Metrics for Adaptation

Metrics to measure progress in achieving targets for adaptation can be designed in different ways. They could be either expressed as financial commitments, linked with development targets and...
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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with different...
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Climate Change: Humanitarian Consequences

Report The objective was to synthesize the wealth of climate information specifically linked to consequences across the globe that requires the attention of the humanitarian community. E-survey was...
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