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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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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia Herders in Mongolia. Picture: George Holden Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of agricultural GDP, and the...
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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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Defining the Community's Role in Disaster Mitigation

This is a briefing paper by Practical Answers (technical advice service of Practical Action). It outlines how and why communities must participate in disaster mitigation.

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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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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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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...
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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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What weADAPT Offers

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

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Tana WEAP-ABM

Micro-finance for landscape protection to manage energy-water systems Objectives To evaluate Green Water Credits (GWC) related to carbon and renewable energy To apply ABM to energy policy in...
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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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Glossaries of terms

This article page provides links to IPCC glossaries for climate change, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

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