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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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ENDA Community Adaptation Pilot Action Programme

ENDA has been developing a network of pilot action projects across different ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These began in 2007 in the Upper Zambezi floodplain region of western Zambia (floodplain...
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Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa

POLICY BRIEF : Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa Stockholm Environment Institute, May 2008 INTRODUCTION Adaptation to climate variability is not new, but climate change...
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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...
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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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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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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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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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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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Yemen NCAP Project

Yemen's Capital, Sana'a Linking Water Scarcity with Climate Change Introduction This project explored the linkages between water scarcity and climate change. While there were numerous activities and...
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Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP)

Description An example WEAP screenshot WEAP ("Water Evaluation And Planning" system) is a user-friendly software tool that takes an integrated approach to water resources planning. Freshwater...
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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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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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San Andres de Tumaco System Description

San Andres de Tumaco System Description

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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary challenge of...
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