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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 Mali Case Study 1, 'The Study of Ultimate Users of Water Resources and Dialogue with Communities'

Determining the Water Resources Potential For the purpose of the study and with the help of local populations, a rough estimation of the potential of the three sites for availability of surface water...
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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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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008 A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel Introduction In recent years...
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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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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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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale) The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical, biological and...
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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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Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal Environment...
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What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis. Not all stakeholders have...
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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement (see also Participatory Processes ) Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process...
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Short course training: Risk Communication

Village Meeting with Folk Music in Nautanki This session focused on the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the...
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Short course training: Climate risk communication exercise

Introduction to the exercise Dissemination of information on climate change and potential extreme events helps creating awareness, preparing measures and building capacity to save lives and valuables...
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Short course training: Basic concepts of adaptation, robust decision making and adaptation landscapes

This session focused on exploring the concepts of uncertainty and robustness as a basis for adaptive planning for climate adaptation.

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ACCCA experiences: Risk communication, social learning and storyboard exercise

Lessons learned from ACCCA workshop in Cape Town - The risks communicated by communities are usually 'peripheral' in that they often point to issues that are exacerbated by climate change as the main...
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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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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary challenge of...
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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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Lyambai project workshop strengths and weaknesses

Identified strengths The workshop succeeded in bringing together a wide cross-section of community stakeholders in a single forum to discuss issues that are of common interest but which to date are...
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Lessons learned in the field: thinking about the content for risk communication

'Awareness was necessary before implementing any adaptive measures, as there was a general lack of information on climate risk in the community', Nepal ACCCA Pilot Action. Learned lessons from...
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KnETs

This article describes a technique for classifying and formalising elicited knowledge that can be used to enhance understanding of collected data and reveal new avenues for enquiry. 

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