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Using Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Alpaca Farmer with Radio. Credits: Yezelia Caceres Cabana. The Climate Change, Innovation and ICTs project is an initiative led by the Centre for Development Informatics (CDI) of the University of...
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Using traditional knowledge in Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience is a global consortium project which seeks to integrate climate change adaptation (CCA) practice with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the sustainable management of ecosystems through natural resource management (NRM) approaches.

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Adaptation to climate change

Activities The project aims to create necessary conditions to promote adaptation to climate change and climate variability in national policies, plans and also at the local community level which...
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Maradi Climate Projections

Change in precipitation for the period 2046-2065 Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African monsoon, the role that land use change and vegetation...
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Climate projections for Banjul

Change in rainfall for the period 2046-2065 from various climate models. Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African monsoon, the role that land use...
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Integrating Climate Adaptation into National Policy

The main lesson learned in the NCAP Guatemala project pertain to assessing the appropriate points of engagement for introducing climate change considerations into policy setting and decision making...
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San Francisco Climate

Temperatures and precipitation projections until 2100 under A2 and B1 emissions scenarios from 3 climate models, showing a marked increase in temperature for all scenarios shown. Precipitation...
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WEAP & Google

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, California's "water tower" (Source: Chelys, 2009) California's vulnerability to climate change is largely related to water supply. This is most true in the Sierra Nevada...
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Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

Adaptation context Poor, rural communities in Cambodia are highly vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate change due to their low adaptive capacity. According to Cambodia's NAPA , the area...
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Video: Glacial retreat in Nepal

Imja Tsho in 2004 (Source: WWF Nepal Programme) Overview of the problem The New Scientist magazine carried the article “Flooded Out – Retreating glaciers spell disaster for valley communities” in...
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Building Community Resilience to Disasters in Upland Areas of Vietnam (BCRD)

The highland areas of Vietnam are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. This study describes a far-reaching prevention program in the Kon Tum province undertaken in 2007.

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Managing climate risks and enhancing resilience in Nepal

Project overview Nepal is one of the global "hot spots" for natural disasters and climate change impacts. The poorest groups of people reside in the rural areas which are usually hit hardest by the...
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