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OxGAME project

The OxGAME project is a 12-month pump-priming project funded by the OUP John Fell fund at the University of Oxford. Our aim is to explore and evaluate the role computer models can play in...
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Urban-rural water allocations in semi-arid lands

This report provides an overview of the issue of water allocation in Burkina Faso, specifically how/where Ouagadougou, sources its water, as an example of the ‘urban-rural water interface’.

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100% sustainable energy in the Caribbean

This case study examines Saba’s journey towards 100% sustainable energy, including its historical context, an overview of the electricity sector, policy objectives, budget and replicability.

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Climate change implications for food security and livelihoods of small scale farmers

Adaptation challenge Exposure to climate risks in the northern to central Philippines seriously threatens rice farming and the sustainability of rice farmers’ income. Downscaled climate scenarios for...
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Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

Adaptation challenge For small-scale, subsistence farmers in Lao PDR, climate risks pose a significant threat to food security as crop losses can occur during the mid-year dry spell and the late-...
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HiMAP Lessons Learned

The following report details the lessons learned during the implementation of the High Mountains Adaptation Partnership (HiMAP) (www.highmountains.org) project between March 2012 and June 2015.

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Smartphone monitoring system in agroforestry project

Plant your future aims to empower farmers in the Amazon to transition out of poverty through agroforestry. This case study describes a smartphone based system to monitor their restoration activities

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Political Ecology of Community-Based Adaptation

The overarching question that frames this research is: To what extent do social and political structures of community shape the building of adaptive capacity in CBA projects?

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Using GIS to screen for climate change risks to historic buildings

Find out how Historic Environment Scotland developed a GIS-based approach to screen their properties for climate-related natural hazards such as flooding, coastal erosion and ground instability.

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

Controlling flooding at the source of the Nile. Photo: UNESCO-IHE Initiated by the Development Co-operation and the Environment Directorates in 2002, this joint project explores possible synergies as...
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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought in Sakai, Kenya

Photo: Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) Adaptation context Lying in south-central Kenya, Makueni District is characterised by sharp contrasts between the low-lying, sparsely populated...
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Women farmers are vulnerable to climate impacts on agriculture in Nepal
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Developing climate-smart agriculture in Nepal

Climate-smart agriculture mitigates climatic threats to food production in Nepal, which particularly affect women and smallholders.

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