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Swedish development cooperation and climate change

Introduction Development cooperation by industrialized countries is an important avenue for helping developing countries to manage the risks of climate change. Thus, it is crucial to ensure that aid-...
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Briefing on National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) for Least Developed Countries

Summary In 2010, the 16th Conference of Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established a process to enable Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to...
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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic distributions...
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An Independant National Adaptation Programme for England

Summary There is a case for early Government action to promote and enable better adaptation to climate change. Although the UK’s climate is relatively benign, it is already vulnerable to extremes of...
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Supporting NAP development with the PROVIA Guidance

This brochure explains how the PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change can be used to better understand key concepts and available methods and tools...
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Globalne Negocjacje Klimatyczne
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Podstawy Negocjacji UNFCCC

Globalne Negocjacje Klimatyczne: COP 19, 2013. Droga Z Rio Do Warszawy

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Climate and Development Outlook for Rwanda

Abstract CDKN’s 8 th Climate and Development Outlook takes a geographically focused look at climate compatible development in Rwanda. For several years now, the Government of Rwanda has shown...
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A framework for facilitating dialogue between policy planners and local climate change adaptation professionals

Abstract The dominant approach to mainstreaming climate adaptation into sectoral policies relies on an ‘upscaling’ model in which it is envisaged to extract lessons from local change processes to...
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Malawi Government Launches DEMG

26th June 2013 marked another milestone in the environmental history of Malawi when the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development launched the Decentralized Environmental Management...
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Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development assistance

Fig.1: Sub-national distribution of average annual climate-sensitive ODA (2006) from five main donors (Data source: ODAmoz 2009) Abstract: In Mozambique, weather extremes threaten development...
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Joining the dots- learning to work collaboratively to address climate change

Climate change - a systemic challenge Climate change introduces new complexities and uncertainties into decision-making and planning. It also compounds pressing challenges posed by demographic, socio...
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South East Coastal Adaptation (SECA)

Abstract Coastal Urban Climate Futures in South East Australia from Wollongong to Lakes Entrance is an investigation into possible coastal urban futures to 2030 and beyond. The study focus is on...
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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

Executive Summary The unimpeded growth of greenhouse gas emissions is raising the earth’s temperature. The consequences include melting glaciers, more precipitation, more and more extreme weather...
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Governance Key Lessons

Out of work undertaken by SEI and WWF in 2010-2011 with stakeholders in three climate-vulnerable developing countries ( Nepal , Belize and Tanzania ), a number of broader lessons and reflections have...
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Governance Research Methods

From 2010 to 2011, SEI and WWF worked together on a research project looking at how governmental and civil society organisations can collaborate and learn collectively to address issues.... 

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Review of perceived policy needs

Abstract Adaptation to climate change is a new challenge for existing institutions and decision-making processes. In order to assess what form this challenge takes for decision-makers, we conducted...
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Kilimanjaro Findings

Climate change projections for the Kilimanjaro region indicate a 25 to 60% increase in short rain precipitation and an increase of 20 to 45% precipitation of the long rains. Over the past thirty...
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Rufiji Findings

Over 90% of households indicated that they relied upon means other than agriculture to survive flood and drought. All households interviewed indicated that agriculture did not provide enough food to...
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NCAP Vietnam: Impacts on Thua Thien Hue Province

Apart from assessing the impacts of climate change on water resources, the project has also looked into the impacts of climate change on other sectors in Thua Thien Hue Province and Phu Vang district...
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NCAP Vietnam Water Resources

For the assessment of the potential climate change impacts on water resources, different modeling methods were used, including MIKE11 and MIKEBASIN. The input data that was used included...
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NCAP Vietnam Study Sites

Thua Thien Hue Province, Huong River Basin and Phu Vang districts Figure 1: Location of Thua Thien Hue province in Vietnam and the surrounding regions(Source: Phong Tran et al. 2007) Thua Thien Hue (...
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NCAP Guatemala Engagement

Based on the experience of interacting with participants in policy setting processes in the target watershed areas from early on in the NCAP project, it became clear to the PNCC that there are at...
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Aden City

Aden City Aden City is the chief port of Yemen and is one of the largest natural harbors in the world with an area of about 70km² of sheltered water surrounded by Jebel Shamsan, Khoremakser, and the...
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