All articles for the topic: adaptive capacity

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COBAM Project

Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) Landscape. Photo by Tahia Devisscher (2011)

A baseline vulnerability assessment has been conducted in the Tri-National de la Sangha (...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Framing Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity

Scholars from different knowledge domains and diverse communities of practice conceptualize vulnerability in very different ways. This is mainly because the term can be related to concepts and...

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Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection & Learning (PMERL)

The PMERL Manual can help measure, monitor and evaluate changes in local adaptive capacity within vulnerable communities for better decision-making on community-based adaptation.

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Vulnerability indicators at the urban level

Vulnerability indicators are a valuable tool to identify vulnerable spots, guide the allocation of adaptation funding, communicate and raise awareness, and monitor the effectiveness of policies.

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul, Gambia

A wetland with mangrove forest in Greater Banjul

Summary

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

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Stakeholder network mapping and adaptive capacity

Stakeholder network mapping can be a valuable pre-cursor to utilising frameworks for building adaptive capacity.

Working co-operatively and collaboratively within a network of organisations...

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Adaptive management

Risks and vulnerabilities

Flood pulse management cycle that will shift with climate change and fishing efforts.

Adaptation challenge

Creation of fishing agreements in managed lakes and...

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What is Social Learning?

'Social' learning is thought to occur through the sharing of knowledge between individuals, groups and organisations in society through interactions, particularly in novel environments and...

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Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.

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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach. A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can be...
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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID)

This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana by...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ESPACE, Thames Estuary 2100, UK

Description of project

Under the ESPACE project, partners developed the ESPACE Adaptive Capacity Benchmarking Handbook and Toolkit. The handbook helps prepare and guide users through a...

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ACCCA Nigeria

The Nigerian coast is one of the low lying lagoonal Western African coasts, which is likely to experience severe impacts from flooding as a result of rising sea levels and climate change. Nigeria also has low adaptive capacity due to its limited experience with adaptation techniques. Livelihoods are now recognized as a key element in people’s adaptive capacity and vulnerability to climate-related stresses. 

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ACCCA Afram Plains

ACCCA Ghana poster

The broad purpose of this project is to design and implement successful and sustainable climate change adaptation strategies that address food...

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Business-focused adaptation: climate proofing agricultural infrastructure

Adaptation context

Cambodia is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and variability, in particular due to the high dependence of its economy on climate-sensitive sectors, and...

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Strengthening Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Asia

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Project overview

Raks Thai Foundation in Thailand is collaborating with CARE Australia to expand the Raks Thai project “Strengthening Community-...

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Reducing risk and building capacity in Bangkok

People row their belongings through a garbage-strewn flooded market. (Reuters/Sukree Sukplang)

Adaptation context

Thailand's long coastline (a total of 2,615 km)...

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Livelihood Adaptation to Climate Change (LACC) Project

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Project overview

The Livelihoods Adaptation to Climate Change Phase II (LACC II) project aims to introduce, improve...

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Improved Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change for Sustainable Livelihoods in Agriculture Sector

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Project background

Bangladesh, due to its geo-physical position and socio-economic context, is highly prone to regular natural hazards and the impacts of...

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Community Resilience To Climate Change in Nepal

Programme overview

This programme's goal is to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience of our impact group to climate variability and change through synergies between land use based...

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