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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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The Climate Change Explorer Tool

This article provides a background to the Climate Information Platform, which replaces the Climate Change Explorer (CCE).

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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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Step 5: Understanding trends

A first step in assessing these potential impacts is to highlight or estimate the major current and expected trends (direction, magnitude, and extent) of climate-related hazards. The purpose of...
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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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Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially? In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country where...
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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats? Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...
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Summary methods to identifying climate vulnerability and exposure

I: Focus on key hazards or opportunities through a livelihood-exposure sensitivity matrix A livelihood sensitivity matrix provides a starting point for determining which livelihoods are most...
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Resilience

In seeking to situate the vulnerability of local communities in Lesotho within the wider framing of dynamic vulnerability and adaptive management theory, we have conducted an analysis of local users...
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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes? "Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of those...
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Pacific Islands

Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific Islands In January 2004, Tropical Cyclone Heta slammed into the Pacific Island nation of Niue, causing mass destruction and nearly costing the state its...
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Niger

Current Climate and Trends Map of Niger, source CIA factbook 2009 Niger has a Sahelian climate with rainfall that varies greatly both on an inter-annual basis, and also spatially throughout the...
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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning The actors: National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely compiled by a...
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Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for their livelihoods. Estimates...
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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 Suriname NCAP Project

In order to develop and formulate specific adaptation measures for Paramaribo and Wanica, the study started with a detailed description and updating of the present conditions in the study area in...
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Methodology of Ghana NCAP Project

Phase One At the operational level, the Ghana NCAP project was divided into two, eighteen-month phases. Mainstreaming climate change into the national development agenda was the overriding driver for...
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Methodology of Bolivia NCAP Project

Methodology Social learning approach used in the project The NCAP-Bolivia followed the principles suggested in UNDP/GEF Adaptation Policy Framework (2003) Note: The NCAP project began in 2003:...
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Mapping vulnerability

Overview Translating indicators of vulnerability for specific exposure units/stresses (e.g populations at risk of drought) into vulnerability maps, and then defining hotspots and indicators of...
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Mali

Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.

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