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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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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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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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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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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 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 experiences: examples of risk communication strategies

The following are examples of strategies that pilot actions in the ACCCA project used to communicate risk to local communities and/or policy-makers. Mali Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up...
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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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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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Defining the Community's Role in Disaster Mitigation

This is a briefing paper by Practical Answers (technical advice service of Practical Action). It outlines how and why communities must participate in disaster mitigation.

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