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World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...
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Salempur village near Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, August 2007. Credit: publicdelivery.org. Gideon Mendel
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Vulnerability definitions

This articles bring together definitions of climate change vulnerabillity

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Technology and Adaptation

Briefing Paper: Technology for adapting to climate change Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by altering the natural...
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Senegal NCAP Project

Senegal NCAP Project: Adaptation in the Tourism and Transport sectors

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Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.
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AMCEN 2008

Background The 12th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment ( AMCEN ) was held in Johannesburg on 7-12 June 2008. UNEP asked SEI and the weADAPT Group to take the lead in a...
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National Adaptation Plans

The UNFCCC's National Adaptation Plans process for least developed countries

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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 Colombia NCAP Project

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

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 2

The methodological approach can be summarized as follows: Bibliographical study Documenting the climate scenario envisaged for Mali and predicting the impacts on water resources in the study zone;...
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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 1

Methodology In addition to experts opinions, the methodological approaches that were used in this study are as follows: Data collection was conducted in three phases: Documentary retrievals allowed...
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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg . These policy...
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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone management...
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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 Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach . A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can...
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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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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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Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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Oriny, a flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan. Photo ID 161586. 14/11/2007. Credit: UN Photo/Fred Noy. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/
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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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Examples of conventional microinsurance schemes

The most common type of conventional microinsurance offered is Health insurance, however property and accident insurance is also offered by some providers. Yeshavini Trust, India: Health Insurance An...
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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...
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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to climate change...
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Circe foundation paper

Rationale This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by producing the...
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