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Key findings from Guatemala NCAP Project

Assessing Impacts Having developed the WEAP applications for the Rio Naranjo and Rio San Jose/Rio Shutaque catchments it was possible to assess what the impact would be on critical water factors. As...
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Key findings from Bolivia NCAP Project

This page describes the key findings from the NCAP Bolivia project. Because of the wealth of findings, the specific results for the Lake Titicaca and Vallegrande regions are presented on different...
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Improving the use of seasonal climate forecasts in Lesotho

In Lesotho, seasonal climate forecasts are produced by Lesotho Meteorological Services and disseminated nationally. These forecasts, that provide probabilities of how much rainfall is expected during...
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Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

An outline of the network is given below, and the full discussion paper can be downloaded.

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Frontline Knowledge Explorer

The Frontline Knowledge Explorer was an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation which SEI and Oxfam carried out in 2009. 

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Economics of Adaptation Introduction Several groups have been working on the economics of climate impacts and adaptation. This is a technical area, with emerging...
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Educational tools for adaptation

Below is a table from Kathleen Dietrich of Penn State University summarising some of the various learning materials that have been produced to educate people on climate change. (Please click to...
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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani) Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic, environmental) which change at...
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Designing Metrics for Adaptation

Metrics to measure progress in achieving targets for adaptation can be designed in different ways. They could be either expressed as financial commitments, linked with development targets and...
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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with different...
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Constructing Sand Dams for Water Capture and Storage

Photo: Excellent Development Drought is the most serious natural hazard facing Eastern Africa in terms of seaverity and frequency of occurrence. The most seriously affected areas are Arid and Semi...
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Community Cereal Banks

Photo credit: Venex_jpb/Creative Commons A cereal bank is a community-based institution involving a village or a group of villages that stocks and manages the operations of acquiring, pricing and...
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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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Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...
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Climate adaptation in the mountains of Lesotho

Anecdotal evidence collected from community members in the Highlands of Lesotho indicate a keen awareness of longer term changes in the local climate and the need to adapt in response to these.

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CBA Photo Library

This is the first of a set of pages to collect together images from CBA work. All of the photos on this page at present are taken from a BCAS annual report on the Local Capacity Building and...
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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale) The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical, biological and...
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Case studies of adaptation

This page collects together the case studies and experiences of adaptation projects that are on weADAPT. Below you can browse by country, by sector or by using the Adaptation Layer in Google Earth ...
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Cartagena de Indias System Description

This page provides a description of the Cartagena de Indias system

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Bolivia NCAP project: Lake Titicaca findings

This page summarises the key findings for the Lake Titicaca region from the Bolivia NCAP Project . For background information and context on the Lake Titicaca region, please see this page. The...
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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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Bhutan NCAP Project

Introduction “The Land of the Thunder Dragon”, “The Last Shangrila” and the “Land of the Peaceful Dragon” all refer to the tiny kingdom of Bhutan nestled in the eastern part of the Great Himalayan...
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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways: - To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory exercise...
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