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Nepal: Policy Recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Policy makers from all sectors urgently need to...

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Nepal: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Climate change is currently...

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Sri Lanka: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change Adaptation must focus on the needs of the people most affected by climate change impacts and aim to secure their livelihoods and reduce the...
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AdaptCost

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, yet economic assessments of the costs of adaptiation are few. The AdaptCost project attempted to address this gap.

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Economics adaptation Tanzania

The development partners group, with support from UK (DFID) Government, are funding this study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The...

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Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

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This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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ADx Tool Compendium

This page lists a selection of tools documented in earlier projects and meetings, which are highly related to the concepts of climate change adaptation.

Expert meetings on Tools

The...

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ADx Objectives

The potential users of the ADx will be analysts or engineers working for decision makers such as donor agencies or policy makers. The decision analysis cycle between a decision maker and decision...

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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.

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Economics of adaptation Burundi

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This is the website for the Burundi National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Burundi.

Project summary: Increased...
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Economics adaptation East Africa

“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to...

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IMPACT2C

IMPACT2C enhances knowledge, quantifies climate change impacts, with climate and impacts modelling, vulnerabilities, risks and economic costs, responses, within a pan-European sector based analysis.

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Principles

Principles of Adaptation

Here are 10 general principles of adaptation distilled from our current thinking, as outlined above, that form the basis for developing and implementing processes to...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Process

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 3: Adaptation as a Socio-Instiutional Learning Process

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Literature

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 2:  Reviewing Key Adaptation Literature

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Introduction

Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. Suggested approach views adaptation as a socio-institutional process of learning and change that needs to be supported in innovative ways

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Met Office, UK

Met Office research and development covers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and applications.

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What is a Community-Based Adaptation Project?

We are often asked to define and articulate what a community-based adaptation project should look like, and whilst this is often riddled with difficulty the following questions should help those...

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ESCWA-Sida

Arab Region PRELIMINARY Domain

1st RCA4 test simulation; mean annual temperature (1989-91)

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NAPA – Syria

The primary goal of the NAAP process is to identify priority measures to adapt to climate change and climate variability, and develop them into project based activities that can address...

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The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Austra

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Case studies sectors

Cross-sectoral

ADAM: Mainstreaming Adaptation Into Regional Land Use Planning In the Guadiana River Basin

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Summary:

The objective of the...

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Case studies goals

Awareness raising

ORCHID: Mainstreaming Adaptation In Development Investments In the Water Sector In China

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ORCHID is designed to be a light touch...

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