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Farming Futures

Farming Futures aims to create a profitable and sustainable agricultural industry driven by innovation, long-term thinking and climate change action.

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Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University (henceforth, TU) is the first national institution of higher education in Nepal. It was established in 1959 A.D. and named after the late King Tribhuvan.

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Lake Chilwa Adaptation Programme

The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme (LCBCCAP) is a five-year programme whose overall goal is to secure the livelihood of 1.5 million people in the Lake Chilwa Basin and...

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Synthesis Report of 2012 Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, Bangkok, Thailand

The Second Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum was held at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok on March 12 and 13, 2012. It brought together more than 800 policymakers...

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Mainstreaming Adaptation in Asia

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Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts,...

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Getting started

weADAPT is your platform for publishing, sharing and discovering new work around climate change adaptation. Get starting here!

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Griffin NRM

Natural resource management and community development consultants.

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Framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation

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This article presents a systematic framework to identify barriers that may impede the process of adaptation to climate change. The framework targets the process of ...

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Food insecurity in Niger

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Being aware of the present and future challenges posed by climate change on their socio economic development, local communities did not wait for external help to develop...

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Adaptation and Development: perspectives from Bangladesh

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There is a confusion regarding the relation between adaptation and development not only among the general public but also sometimes among the adaptation...

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Mainstreaming CBA in national programs

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Morocco is very vulnerable to Climate Change. Infact, its major socio economical sectors and main ecosystems are extremely sensitive to...

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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Research,Youths, Indigenous Knowledge Nexus

Launched in 2006, the Malawi National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA) prioritizes climate variability adaptation options in Malawi. However, it is evident from the priorities and...

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Institutions bridging policy and practice

Case studies on adaptive capacities of local institutions

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West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use

WASCAL is an initiative of the German government to establish a center of competence on climate change and adapted land use in West Africa (for the time being, the countries involved are: Benin, Bu

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Reegle

The information gateway reegle is designed to be an independent information dissemination tool & search engine for up-to-date information on renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate chan

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Challenge to Change

Challenge to Change is an international NGO, established in the UK in 2008, working primarily in Vietnam.

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Improving carbon initiatives aimed at smallholders: Addressing opportunities and challenges through better communication

This guide for practitioners will help you to better understand different ways one could:

Communicate carbon project messages to different audiences Support communications between...
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Acclimate

In 2008, the five member countries of the IOC decided to launch a structured initiative of adaptation to climate change in order to better understand the climate changes on a regional...

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin

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This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Forests and climate change in Latin America

Forest ecosystems play an important role in both adaptation and mitigation and there is a need to explore the linkages between these two options in order to understand their trade-offs and synergies

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Forests and Climate Change Toolbox

The Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed by CIFOR and the World Agroforestry Centre to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests...

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