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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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How to practice soil fertility

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi-arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
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Google Earth Project California

This page provides access to applications in Google Earth and google maps that have been developed for the project working on climate change science, impacts and adaptation in California. 

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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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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for agriculture...
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ENDA Community Adaptation Pilot Action Programme

ENDA has been developing a network of pilot action projects across different ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These began in 2007 in the Upper Zambezi floodplain region of western Zambia (floodplain...
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Elimination by aspects

While pilot knowledge elicitation tools ( KnETs ) attempt to classify important knowledge attributes of the domain, there may exist several (conscious and unconscious) phases of decision-making...
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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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Comic Relief Training of Trainers Nairobi May 2009

Workshop participants and resource people This is a space to share the presentations and resources for a Training of Trainers workshop for East and Southern Africa on Climate Change and Community...
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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 change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to climate change...
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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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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries for Adaptation to Climate Change (CLACC)

CLACC was initiated by IIED in 2004 and supports LDCs to adapt to climate change. Because their degree of vulnerability is high, the programs in LDCs require long-term capacity strengthening within...
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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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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or other...
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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases from...
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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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