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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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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which strike the...
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Please add your name and affiliation below if you have contributed to the Frontine Knowledge Explorer article on climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction. That way you can be credited in any...
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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3 decades the...
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Africa Regional Strategy

Introduction This short overview of climate change issues in Africa was written by Ben Smith and Anna Taylor in 2009 as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the...
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ADx Online video tutorial

This is a video about the ADx toolkit developed as a contribution to the CIRCE project. The tool is in the prototype phase: the aim is to test and further develop it with partners and practitioners within Circe and eventually with other decision-makers working in climate adaptation.

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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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ACCCA Training of Trainers vocabulary list

This is the list of vocabulary which participants in the April 2008 ACCCA Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis felt it would be useful to define. Albedo The fraction of solar radiation...
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ACCCA experiences: examples of creative approaches for communication

Grill sessions One innovative approach to learning-by-doing was implemented at the training of trainers workshop conducted in Cape Town in 2008 as part of the ACCCA project. The ‘Grill the...
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Bolivia NCAP Project

The project will focus mainly on human subsistence systems by assessing food security and human health in Bolivia.

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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield Overview The current focus on social protection programmes has emerged partly because...
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Social learning

Social learning develops the actors' ability to improvise; it requires investment in relationships and trust building, respect for difference and appreciation of other ways of seeing the world.

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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 tools to aid adaptation

The table below is a summary by Kathleen Dietrich of Penn State University of the some of the many different tools used by practitioners in their work on adaptation. Many of these tools started life...
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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was kept very...
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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 Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area. An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the Lunana area on a...
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Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating gardens enable crops to be grown during floods and in areas where land is limited or unstable and liable to change, such as the char lands in Bangladesh. The link below is to a technical...
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Defining the Community's Role in Disaster Mitigation

This is a briefing paper by Practical Answers (technical advice service of Practical Action). It outlines how and why communities must participate in disaster mitigation.

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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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Bhutan NCAP Project

Introduction “The Land of the Thunder Dragon”, “The Last Shangrila” and the “Land of the Peaceful Dragon” all refer to the tiny kingdom of Bhutan nestled in the eastern part of the Great Himalayan...
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