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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries. Map Current Climate and hazards Climatic zones in Burkina Faso...
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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography Map showing Vallegrande area The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located between 2,200 and 3,300m...
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Bolivia NCAP project: Lake Titicaca findings

This page summarises the key findings for the Lake Titicaca region from the Bolivia NCAP Project . For background information and context on the Lake Titicaca region, please see this page. The...
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Bolivia NCAP Project

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia Climatic hazards in Bolivia have become an additional challenge to achieving poverty reduction objectives. The costs of the ‘El Niño event in 1997/98 represented about 6% of...
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Bolivia: Impacts by Sector

Introduction This page looks at the impacts of climate change on different sectors in Bolivia. It forms part of a larger report produced by Tahia Devisscher and Ben Smith in November 2008 as...
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Bolivia Climate screening

Map Introduction We were requested by the Sida helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg to prepare a background paper (10-15 pages long) for participants in a Sida meeting in La Paz in November 2008...
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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases from...
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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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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010 . The focus is on issues which...
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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which strike the...
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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways: - To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory exercise...
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An introduction to adaptation

Welcome! This page brings together some of the basic information that you should know about adaptation, the way the weADAPT group sees adaptation, and pointers to further information! Adaptation can...
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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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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3 decades the...
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Africa Regional Strategy

Introduction This short overview of climate change issues in Africa was written by Ben Smith and Anna Taylor in 2009 as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the...
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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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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

Project Page Introduction The ACCCA project is a project coordinated by UNITAR which many of the weADAPT partners are involved in. It draws on lessons learned about communicating climate risk...
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Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal Environment...
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Adaptation to climate change seen from a southern NGO perspective

By Lawrence Flint - ENDA TM, 2007 ENDA is one of the few truly international African NGOs whose constituency comprises African populations in urban and rural Africa, many of which have suffered the...
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Adaptation Targets
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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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Adaptation signatures

Signatures: seeing adaptation in an integrated way One approach to understanding climate change adaptation is to focus on a typology of adaptation responses. For instance, many of the NAPA projects...
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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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ACCCA Training of Trainers vocabulary list

This is the list of vocabulary which participants in the April 2008 ACCCA Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis felt it would be useful to define. Albedo The fraction of solar radiation...
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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues with...
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