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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg . These policy...
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Lessons learned from Suriname NCAP Project

Conclusion and Discussion The activities carried out under the second phase of the NCAP programme have focused on developing a better understanding of the baseline vulnerabilities and on the...
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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone management...
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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project team has...
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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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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg. Current Climate and hazards The main climatic hazards...
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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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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008 A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel Introduction In recent years...
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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for agriculture...
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Oriny, a flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan. Photo ID 161586. 14/11/2007. Credit: UN Photo/Fred Noy. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/
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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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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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Information for Country Screening

This page provides an overview of available data sources for use in vulnerability and adaptation assessments. Most of these links pertain to information on biophysical hazards and data availability...
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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to climate change...
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Circe foundation paper

Rationale This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by producing the...
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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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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of policy...
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Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries for Adaptation to Climate Change (CLACC)

CLACC was initiated by IIED in 2004 and supports LDCs to adapt to climate change. Because their degree of vulnerability is high, the programs in LDCs require long-term capacity strengthening within...
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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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Cambodia

Introduction This article was created as part of work to support SIDA staff working on climate change in Cambodia. This work was carried out with Sida's Environmental Economics Helpdesk and as well...
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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries. Map Current Climate and hazards Climatic zones in Burkina Faso...
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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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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases from...
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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010 . The focus is on issues which...
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