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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of...

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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring

(Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941)

We hypothesize...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Methodology of Ghana NCAP Project

Phase One

At the operational level, the Ghana NCAP project was divided into two, eighteen-month phases. Mainstreaming climate change into the national development agenda was the overriding driver...

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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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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...

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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

Project Page Introduction

The ACCCA project is a project coordinated by UNITAR which many of the weADAPT partners are involved in. It draws on lessons learned about communicating climate...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg. These...

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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg.

Current Climate and hazards

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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...

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Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email

The National Climate Change...

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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Initiative

Oxfam’s one stop guide to support programme staff to integrate Climate Change Adaptation into their work.

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Linking water management and biodiversity

Planting trees in the catchment

Somerset County Council has been working with local partners to address water management issues and climate change adaptation in...

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Property

Building infrastructure is a key area for adaptation planning within local authorities. This study details an approach that can be replicated in other service areas or in other property services.

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Adptation tools, Case study: UKCIP BACLIAT

Description of project

The UKCIP tool BACLIAT assesses the potential impacts of climate change, using a checklist. Target user groups are corporate or multi-facility operations and non-...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID, Water Sector, China

Description of project

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and their partners to integrate risk reduction and adaptation processes...

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COBAM

Although climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies differ in many ways, synergies exist between them, particularly in the forestry sector. The objective of this project is to provide...

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AdaptCost

The AdaptCost Africa project, funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Norway Partnership, is producing a range of estimates of the financial needs for climate...

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Economics of Climate Change in Mozambique

Lessons and Recommendations

Rather than climate change eclipsing development, it is important to think of socio-economic development as overcoming climate change. The best adaptation to...

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Economics of climate change in Ghana

Lessons and Policy Recommendation

AgricultureThere is a need to (a) increase investment in agricultural R&D, backed by extension services, to produce new crops and livestock, as well...

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Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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