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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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Georgia

Map of Georgia: Source CIA factbook This climate analysis was produced as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by the...
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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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Examples of vulnerability assessment

Various examples of methods of vulnerability assessment are given in the documents below. Most are participatory in nature and arise from the practitioner community and for that reason tend to focus...
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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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Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...
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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Case studies of adaptation

This page collects together the case studies and experiences of adaptation projects that are on weADAPT. Below you can browse by country, by sector or by using the Adaptation Layer in Google Earth ...
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Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email The National Climate Change Forum was organized...
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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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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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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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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 wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels? A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors and...
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Adaptation Targets
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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...
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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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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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Vietnam NCAP Project

Climate Change Impacts in Huong River Basin and Adaptation in its Coastal District Phu Vang, Thua Thien Hue province Introduction Located in southeast Asia, with a tropical monsoon climate and a...
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