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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 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 Ghana NCAP Project

Lessons Learned and Strategic Recommendations Ample evidence is now available that climate variability and climate change are having profound effects on socioeconomic development and the livelihoods...
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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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Learned lessons on key considerations for communicating climate risk

This article shares learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground.

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...
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Key findings from Vietnam NCAP Project

Past trends and future climate projections The project started with a number of studies in order to better understand the historic trends in climate conditions in the study area. In addition,...
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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below: Results from Rufiji Results from Kilimanjaro Overall...
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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 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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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 Bangladesh NCAP Project

Coping Measures: Inherent Resilience Coping practices are often spontaneous and an immediate response of vulnerable people to different shocks. People use the means that are available to them in...
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Kenya

Current Climate and Hazards Kenya has a dipole rainy season in which the long rains are generally from March to May as the ITCZ moves northwards, and the short rains are typically from October to...
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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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How to practice soil fertility

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi-arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
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Google Earth Project California

This page provides access to applications in Google Earth and google maps that have been developed for the project working on climate change science, impacts and adaptation in California. 

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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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Ga-Selala

See this video on the Adaptation Layer. Related Pages Fieldwork in Sekhukhune from which the video was made Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa Adaptation in Limpopo province...
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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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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions taking...
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Elimination by aspects

While pilot knowledge elicitation tools ( KnETs ) attempt to classify important knowledge attributes of the domain, there may exist several (conscious and unconscious) phases of decision-making...
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Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa

POLICY BRIEF : Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa Stockholm Environment Institute, May 2008 INTRODUCTION Adaptation to climate variability is not new, but climate change...
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