All articles for the topic: Adaptation to global warming

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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

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Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation in Malawi

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The aim of this project was to strengthen the capacity for climate adaptation in rural Malawi, particularly among smallholder farmers. This was achieved through the development,...

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Asian Management and Development Institute

Asian Management and Development Institute (AMDI) is a science and technology organization with the mission of providing research, training, and consulting services as a leading managem

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Weathering Climate Change

Agriculture is weather dependent at the local level. Yet, currently, farmers do not have access to reliable locally relevant meteorological and agricultural information by which to plan and manage...

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Beyond generic adaptive capacity

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This paper examines the processes by which the generic adaptive capacity of a system is translated into adaptation to climate change, what form it takes, and what factors...

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Knowledge for local climate change adaptation

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Adaptation to climate change is often perceived as a local concern; yet local stakeholders are influenced by knowledge and politics from international and national contexts. Based...

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A Framework for Dialogue Between Local Climate Adaptation Professionals and Policy Makers

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Unlike the issue of climate change mitigation, discussions about climate adaptation are still in their infancy in most national policy debates. The most popular...

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Behind the Scenes

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Knowledge sharing networks are increasingly recognised as means of mobilising the knowledge and capacities needed to respond to complex and changing realities, such as the...

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Asian Development Bank

ADB is helping its Developing Member Countries (DMCs) adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change by providing support at three levels, through: regional and sub-regional cooperation and info

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Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

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The unimpeded growth of greenhouse gas emissions is raising the earth’s temperature. The consequences include melting glaciers, more precipitation, more and more extreme...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their...

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Identifying and Analysing Stakeholders

Through a case study approach, based on studies of two Swedish urban regions this paper proposes a systematic method to analyze and identify stakeholder roles and responsibilities in adaptation.

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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AfricaAdapt (Network)

AfricaAdapt is an independent bilingual network (French/English) focused exclusively on Africa.

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First results of our urban adaptation survey

Photo by Phyllis Grifman

It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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Climate Data Management in the Lake Chilwa Basin [placemark]

[Placemark] This study analysed the capacity of 20 weather observation stations in providing reliable and adequate climate data for effective climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin.

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Climate Data Management in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

This study analysed the capacity of 20 weather observation stations in providing reliable and adequate climate data for effective climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi.

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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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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Synthesis of Key Insights

The baseline assessment shed light on the current vulnerability of villages in the project site, which is essential for the evaluation of future vulnerability and possible adaptation strategies...

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Notre Damn Global Adaptation Index

The Notre-Damn Global Adaptation Institute's (ND-GAIN) mission is to enhance the world's understanding of the urgency for adaptation to climate change and other global forces and for the support ne

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Linking Adaptation and Mitigation

This project focuses on the linkages between mitigation and adaptation in community forestry contexts. In keeping with the IPCC, we argue that neither mitigation nor adaptation measures...

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE)

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is the national focal agency for climate change related activities in Vietnam with climate change related offices like t

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