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Implementation of adaptation measures to address the absence of fresh water and coastal vulnerabilities in Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Paget Farm community in Bequia, with Fisheries Complex in the foreground Background Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines islands, approximately 7 square miles in size, with a population of 4,874 (...
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Chololo Ecovillage - The Book

The Story of Chololo Ecovillage is now available as an illustrated 32 page booklet, in English and Kiswahili . Village residents tell their story of how the ecovillage project has changed their lives...
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Farmer-led innovation in combating drought and desertification

CCAFS blog-post on farmer-led innovation in combating drought and desertification

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Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity: Background Report

Introduction The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that “most of the observed increase in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due to the...
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CASCADE project

In Central America, smallholder farmers are at the heart of the agricultural sector, and many of them depend directly on natural ecosystems for the provision of water, soil conservation, pest control...
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Identifying low risk climate change adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences

Abstract Inherent in every adaptation measure are risks, costs and benefits. A challenge for decision-makers is how to choose adaptations that reduce risks from climate change impacts and provide...
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Integrated Food-Energy Systems

Abstract Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the significant...
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Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

Bean being grown on fanya juu terraces in Lanzi Project Context The project site is located in the Uluguru Mountains (UM).These mountains have Watershed and Forest Reserves that are globally...
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Lake Chilwa Adaptation Programme

The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme (LCBCCAP) is a five-year programme whose overall goal is to secure the livelihood of 1.5 million people in the Lake Chilwa Basin and enhance...
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ROBIN

Tropical forests provide us with foods, fibres and medicines, they filter water and control its flow. They also 'soak up' carbon dioxide from the air, mitigating climate change. The REDD+ programme (...
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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “ the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate change...
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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...
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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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Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity Research

The aims and objectives of the Agrobiodiversity and Climate Change project are: To bring together information from rural communities, indigenous peoples and research workers on how they use...
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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases from...
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