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Georgia

Map of Georgia: Source CIA factbook This climate analysis was produced as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by the...
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Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.
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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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Lessons learned from Suriname NCAP Project

Conclusion and Discussion The activities carried out under the second phase of the NCAP programme have focused on developing a better understanding of the baseline vulnerabilities and on the...
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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone management...
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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project team has...
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Key Findings from Suriname NCAP Project

Adaptation Measures The impact assessments and scenarios developed in the context of this project all confirm the findings and conclusions from previous studies that climate change will have serious...
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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008 A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel Introduction In recent years...
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Oriny, a flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan. Photo ID 161586. 14/11/2007. Credit: UN Photo/Fred Noy. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/
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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of policy...
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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...
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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...
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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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Senegal

Current Climate Map of Senegal, source CIA factbook 2009 Most of Senegal has a typically tropical climate, but the northern regions lie in the Sahel. Senegal has a varied underlying Geology which...
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References for Latin America Regional Strategy

Aguilar, Y. 2007 El Cambio Climatico en Centroamerica: manifestaciones, riesgos y adaptacion. Ammour, T. and Elizondo, D. 2008 Central American Policies and Initiatives in Environment, Natural...
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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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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...
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Methodology of Tanzania NCAP Project

The methodologies in the NCAP Tanzania project sits in the broader framework of vulnerability , resilience and adaptive capacity. Rufiji Methods The table below details the methodologies used in the...
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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...
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Mali

Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.

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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg . These policy...
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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger (...
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Lessons learned from Mozambique NCAP Project

Discussion and Conclusions The majority of the people within all the study areas are vulnerable to a range of climate risks. Chronic poverty erodes the resilience of communities to external pressures...
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