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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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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Microinsurance

Introduction Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to reimburse...
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Methodology of Yemen NCAP Project

Methodology Sadah Basin, Sana'a Basin, and the urban/peri-urban area including and surrounding Aden City were selected as representative case study areas. The location of each site is shown on the...
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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling approaches based on climate...
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Methodology of Guatemala NCAP Project

Analytical Framework The PNCC was aware that the following organizations were active in these policy dialogues. Guatemala's Agriculture Ministry (MAGA), Guatemala's National Forestry Institute (INAB...
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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 2

The methodological approach can be summarized as follows: Bibliographical study Documenting the climate scenario envisaged for Mali and predicting the impacts on water resources in the study zone;...
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Mali NCAP Project

Community Meeting in Massabla Introduction Like many sub-Saharan countries, Mali already experiences the effects of severe droughts and rainfall variability, leading to problems of water supply and...
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Lessons learned from Yemen NCAP Project

Lessons Learned from Yemen Project The choice of adaptation strategy depends on the dictates of the particular case study region, including both physical and stakeholder inputs. While pilot...
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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

Recommendations An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits essentially...
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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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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 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 NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below. For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for community...
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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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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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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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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC,...
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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 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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