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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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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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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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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 Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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Key findings from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Coping Measures: Inherent Resilience Coping practices are often spontaneous and an immediate response of vulnerable people to different shocks. People use the means that are available to them in...
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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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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale) The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical, biological and...
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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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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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World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...
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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by...
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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams to the ACCCA...
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Climate Overview: Timor Leste (East Timor)

Map Note: This article was written in 2008 as part of project to support Sida to integrate climate change into their country assistance programmes. Current Climate and hazards The main climatic...
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Suriname NCAP Project

Coastal erosion in Suriname The Republic of Suriname, situated on the northeast coast of South America, occupies 163,265km² of which about 90% is covered with rainforest. It has a population of...
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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis. Not all stakeholders have...
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Step 4: Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Change

Climate related stresses can cause major adverse impacts on several sectors, including food production and agriculture, human health, and water availability, quality and accessibility, among others...
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Step 3: Identifying Hazards

Spatial Dynamics Developing a seasonal calendar in Mali Further details of the climatic hazards should be investigated to include: A narrative that describes the effects of the hazard. This can help...
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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement (see also Participatory Processes ) Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process...
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Short course training: Vulnerability-exposure exercise

The Exercise For this session participants of stream 1 and 2 were distributed into groups. Each group focused on a case study. The following countries were selected for the case studies: Vietnam...
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Short course training: Risk Communication

Village Meeting with Folk Music in Nautanki This session focused on the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the...
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Short course training: Mapping adaptation networks in Asia

We conducted a knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology to introduce the importance of understanding the institutional landscape in which we work. Building institutional capacity is a...
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Short course training: Introduction to the Climate Change Explorer

Note: The Climate Change Explorer has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the Climate...
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