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Lessons learned from Ghana NCAP Project

Lessons Learned and Strategic Recommendations Ample evidence is now available that climate variability and climate change are having profound effects on socioeconomic development and the livelihoods...
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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...
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Key findings from Vietnam NCAP Project

Past trends and future climate projections The project started with a number of studies in order to better understand the historic trends in climate conditions in the study area. In addition,...
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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below: Results from Rufiji Results from Kilimanjaro Overall...
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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...
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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...
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Key findings from Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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Kenya

Current Climate and Hazards Kenya has a dipole rainy season in which the long rains are generally from March to May as the ITCZ moves northwards, and the short rains are typically from October to...
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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...
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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC,...
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Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email The National Climate Change Forum was organized...
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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries. Map Current Climate and hazards Climatic zones in Burkina Faso...
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Bolivia: Impacts by Sector

Introduction This page looks at the impacts of climate change on different sectors in Bolivia. It forms part of a larger report produced by Tahia Devisscher and Ben Smith in November 2008 as...
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Bolivia Climate screening

Map Introduction We were requested by the Sida helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg to prepare a background paper (10-15 pages long) for participants in a Sida meeting in La Paz in November 2008...
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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010 . The focus is on issues which...
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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3 decades 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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