Articles

Article

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...
Read Article
Article

Key findings from Yemen NCAP Project

The key results and findings for the Yemen NCAP project are presented for each case study site following a brief overview of characteristics of each site. The discussion of key findings covers...
Read Article
Article

Key findings from Senegal NCAP Project

Tourism Climatic threats to the Senegalese tourism sector are shown in Table 1. The risk to the Senegalese tourist industry is that the combined impact of these threats, which would include...
Read Article
Article

Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...
Read Article
4f2577954f220picture-2 - climate adaptation.
Article

Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling Projected evolution of average annual rainfall Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest during the January to May...
Read Article
4f2575bd254fdghana-water - climate adaptation.
Article

Ghana NCAP Project

A Ghanaian girl waits to sell water in the northern city of Tamale. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reill Project Objectives The NCAP funded project in Ghana was implemented over the course of three years in two...
Read Article
Article

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...
Read Article
530c8cd9857d2screenshot-2014-02-25-12 - climate adaptation.
Article

National Adaptation Plans

Introduction Adapting to climate change in becoming a routine and necessary component of planning at all levels. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established the...
Read Article
Article

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...
Read Article
4f257d3b82622yemen-water-crisis-2017 - climate adaptation.
Article

Yemen NCAP Project

Yemen's Capital, Sana'a Linking Water Scarcity with Climate Change Introduction This project explored the linkages between water scarcity and climate change. While there were numerous activities and...
Read Article
Article

Vietnam NCAP Project

Climate Change Impacts in Huong River Basin and Adaptation in its Coastal District Phu Vang, Thua Thien Hue province Introduction Located in southeast Asia, with a tropical monsoon climate and a...
Read Article
Article

Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by...
Read Article
Article

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...
Read Article
4f36854b22208coronie1 - climate adaptation.
Article

Suriname NCAP Project

Coastal erosion in Suriname The Republic of Suriname, situated on the northeast coast of South America, occupies 163,265km² of which about 90% is covered with rainforest. It has a population of...
Read Article
Article

Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.
Read Article
ooh 0 - climate adaptation.
Article

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Read Article
ooh 1 - climate adaptation.
Article

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Read Article
Article

Niger

Current Climate and Trends Map of Niger, source CIA factbook 2009 Niger has a Sahelian climate with rainfall that varies greatly both on an inter-annual basis, and also spatially throughout the...
Read Article
Article

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...
Read Article
4f3245c06a96amongolia-herders - climate adaptation.
Article

Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for their livelihoods. Estimates...
Read Article
4f257dd46bcd5picture-3 - climate adaptation.
Article

Methodology of Yemen NCAP Project

Methodology Sadah Basin, Sana'a Basin, and the urban/peri-urban area including and surrounding Aden City were selected as representative case study areas. The location of each site is shown on the...
Read Article
Article

Methodology of Suriname NCAP Project

In order to develop and formulate specific adaptation measures for Paramaribo and Wanica, the study started with a detailed description and updating of the present conditions in the study area in...
Read Article
Article

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...
Read Article
Article

Methodology of Guatemala NCAP Project

Analytical Framework The PNCC was aware that the following organizations were active in these policy dialogues. Guatemala's Agriculture Ministry (MAGA), Guatemala's National Forestry Institute (INAB...
Read Article

Pages