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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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Multiple pathways

There have been many different experiences of NeWater Project partners in uncovering answers to our research questions. Depending on the goal, the context and the target audience there are different...
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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Methodology of Tanzania NCAP Project

The methodologies in the NCAP Tanzania project sits in the broader framework of vulnerability , resilience and adaptive capacity. Rufiji Methods The table below details the methodologies used in the...
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Methodology of Mongolia NCAP Project

In the context of the NCAP project, four interrelated studies were carried out to further develop the understanding of climate change vulnerabilities in Mongolia, with a special focus on rural...
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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 Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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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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Methodology of Bangladesh NCAP Project

Methodology The activities of the Netherlands Climate Change Assistance Program (NCAP) have been designed in order to explain the three common questions: what are the demands of stakeholders? What is...
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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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Living on the Margins

In fall 2008, a group of five undergraduate students and three graduate students participated in a seminar led by two faculty members from AESEDA and the Penn State Department of Geography, Dr. Petra...
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Lessons learned from Mozambique NCAP Project

Discussion and Conclusions The majority of the people within all the study areas are vulnerable to a range of climate risks. Chronic poverty erodes the resilience of communities to external pressures...
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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border. These maps can be...
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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 Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...
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Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling Projected evolution of average annual rainfall Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest during the January to May...
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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 Bolivia NCAP Project

This page describes the key findings from the NCAP Bolivia project. Because of the wealth of findings, the specific results for the Lake Titicaca and Vallegrande regions are presented on different...
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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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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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ENDA Community Adaptation Pilot Action Programme

ENDA has been developing a network of pilot action projects across different ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These began in 2007 in the Upper Zambezi floodplain region of western Zambia (floodplain...
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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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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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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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