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Maladaptation: An Introduction

This article provides introduces 'maladaptation' as a concept, explains its pertinence and explores examples of how the term has been applied.

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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul, Gambia

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Summary

The Gambia has sensitive natural resources such as forests, woodlands, range lands, water resources, offshore...

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Climate Safeguards System (CSS)

Climate Safeguards System

Climate Safeguards System (CSS)

The African Development Bank, under a contract with the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership, is developing a Climate Safeguards...

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Literature

Selected Oxfam Publications on Climate Change Adaptation, General Articles

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Improving the use of seasonal climate forecasts in Lesotho

In Lesotho, seasonal climate forecasts are produced by Lesotho Meteorological Services and disseminated nationally. These forecasts, that provide probabilities of how much rainfall is...

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