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Cambodia

Introduction This article was created as part of work to support SIDA staff working on climate change in Cambodia. This work was carried out with Sida's Environmental Economics Helpdesk and as well...
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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries. Map Current Climate and hazards Climatic zones in Burkina Faso...
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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or other...
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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography Map showing Vallegrande area The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located between 2,200 and 3,300m...
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Bolivia NCAP project: Lake Titicaca findings

This page summarises the key findings for the Lake Titicaca region from the Bolivia NCAP Project . For background information and context on the Lake Titicaca region, please see this page. 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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Bolivia: Impacts by Sector

Introduction This page looks at the impacts of climate change on different sectors in Bolivia. It forms part of a larger report produced by Tahia Devisscher and Ben Smith in November 2008 as...
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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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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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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways: - To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory exercise...
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An introduction to adaptation

Welcome! This page brings together some of the basic information that you should know about adaptation, the way the weADAPT group sees adaptation, and pointers to further information! Adaptation can...
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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring (Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941) We hypothesize that cyclical (loop) learning strengthens...
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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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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

Project Page Introduction The ACCCA project is a project coordinated by UNITAR which many of the weADAPT partners are involved in. It draws on lessons learned about communicating climate risk...
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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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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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Adaptation signatures

Signatures: seeing adaptation in an integrated way One approach to understanding climate change adaptation is to focus on a typology of adaptation responses. For instance, many of the NAPA projects...
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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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ACCCA experiences: examples of risk communication strategies

The following are examples of strategies that pilot actions in the ACCCA project used to communicate risk to local communities and/or policy-makers. Mali Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up...
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Tanzania NCAP Project

Mushi region with Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. Photo by Muhammad Mahdi Karim Introduction The Tanzanian NCAP report explains vulnerability by exploring the constraints and opportunities that...
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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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