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Senegal NCAP Project

Senegal NCAP Project: Adaptation in the Tourism and Transport sectors

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Run-off Rainwater Harvesting

Agriculture is an integral part of rural livelihoods of communities all over the world, yet there are many instances when farmers in water scarce areas are unable to grow a successful crop or...
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Methodology of Senegal NCAP Project

Tourism The tourism sector, which contributes 4.6% of Senegal's GDP is the second leading foreign exchange generator in the country. Over 20,000 international visitors per year come to Senegal,...
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Methodology of Mozambique NCAP Project

Vulnerability Studies in Maputo Province The methodology used was the same vulnerability survey protocol developed in the Tanzania NCAP project which is described in more detail in the Tanzanian...
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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling approaches based on climate...
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Lessons learned from Yemen NCAP Project

Lessons Learned from Yemen Project The choice of adaptation strategy depends on the dictates of the particular case study region, including both physical and stakeholder inputs. While pilot...
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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

Recommendations An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits essentially...
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Lessons learned from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Life and livelihoods Climate change may affect the coastal region through salinity, erosion, accretion, floods, waterlogging, cyclones and tidal surges. Livelihoods of people have been affected...
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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 Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below. For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for community...
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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows: • The construction of 40 modern boreholes; and •...
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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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Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity Research

The aims and objectives of the Agrobiodiversity and Climate Change project are: To bring together information from rural communities, indigenous peoples and research workers on how they use...
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XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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Vulnerability Frameworks

This page shows an exercise developed for a short course on adaptation for the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Network for Asia. It compiles a series of vulnerability frameworks which participants were...
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Sub-Module 3.2 - Learning by example

There are several different modes of learning which would be grouped under the umbrella theme of learning by example, and these are suited to different types of decision making. The table below,...
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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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NAIADE - Novel approach to imprecise assessment and decision environments

This article describes NAIADE, a software for Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA).

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Knowledge mapping exercise

Module on network mapping For this knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology, workshop participants should be split into groups according to the scale at which they work, the type of...
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Examples of vulnerability assessment

Various examples of methods of vulnerability assessment are given in the documents below. Most are participatory in nature and arise from the practitioner community and for that reason tend to focus...
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Elimination by aspect and rule based decision making

Tools for Knowledge Elicitation (KnETs) Sukaina Bharwani The need to understand empirical data in a formal way is imperative when faced with multiple responses of humans to their environments...
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Decision uncertainty

Uncertainty is considered here from the point of view of a decision maker, who must make a decision based on the knowledge s/he has about a situation. We can consider three general categories of...
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Decision Making Explorer

The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer (ADx) is one of the innovative tools of the weADAPT collaboration to support the screening of potential adaptation options and guide decision makers.

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Decision Analysis (Decision-Screening)

Climate adaptation is about making decisions. It is not our role to tell people what the outcome of climate change will be in 20 years as it is not knowable - there is too much uncertainty . However...
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