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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 Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarises the main lessons learnt from the Colombia NAP project.

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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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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...
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Lake Titicaca Bolivia: Climate Context

This region is in the dry inter-Andean valleys of Bolivia (Ribera et al., 2006) and covers the municipalities of Batallas, Ancoraimes and Carabuco. These municipalities are located in the northern...
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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 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 Senegal NCAP Project

Tourism Climatic threats to the Senegalese tourism sector are shown in Table 1. The risk to the Senegalese tourist industry is that the combined impact of these threats, which would include...
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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 Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1). Most...
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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows: • The construction of 40 modern boreholes; and •...
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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 1, 'The Study of Ultimate Users of Water Resources and Dialogue with Communities'

Determining the Water Resources Potential For the purpose of the study and with the help of local populations, a rough estimation of the potential of the three sites for availability of surface water...
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Key findings from Guatemala NCAP Project

Assessing Impacts Having developed the WEAP applications for the Rio Naranjo and Rio San Jose/Rio Shutaque catchments it was possible to assess what the impact would be on critical water factors. As...
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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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Institute for the Popularization and Application of Science, Burkina Faso

Some information on the work of the Institute for the Popularization and Application of Science (IAVS) based in Burkina Faso. IAVS Courses IAVS offers courses in the field of climate change which...
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Improving the use of seasonal climate forecasts in Lesotho

In Lesotho, seasonal climate forecasts are produced by Lesotho Meteorological Services and disseminated nationally. These forecasts, that provide probabilities of how much rainfall is expected during...
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How to practice soil fertility

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi-arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
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Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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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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