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Improving impact evaluation to foster climate resilient development in Zambia

This article describes the findings and outcomes of a joint FAO-UNDP Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme that provided advanced training to improve adaptation planning.

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What roles could private actors play in agricultural adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa?

This study examines proposals for 197 projects to determine the diversity of agricultural adaptation options available and to what extent private actors are involved with them in sub-Saharan Africa

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Katsuaki Terasawa, Yabelo District, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017. Herders move livestock in search of water and pasture. In Oromia, more frequent and severe droughts, amplified by climate change, are reducing water supplies, forcing herders to travel longer distances and contributing to conflict among pastoralists.

Lessons Learned from the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience

Droughts are driving increased conflict between pastoralist groups. This report shares lessons learned from a pilot project in Oromia State, Ethiopia, on this intersection of climate and conflict.

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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, commonly known as the CSIR, is a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945.

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level.

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Budgeting for NDC action – Initial lessons from climate-vulnerable countries

This paper examines the evidence of resourcing NDC policies and actions in four sub-Saharan African countries that are known to be vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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Financial services for resilience: how to assess the impacts?

This report explores the implementation of innovative methodologies to measure the effect of financial services on people's resilience in Niger.

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Food security and climate change assessment: Sudan

This assessment, published jointly by WFP and the UK Met Office, outlines how climate risks impact household food security and livelihoods in Sudan.

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The R4 Resilience Initiative in Senegal

This article explains the integrated, multi-faceted approach of the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative; a ground-breaking approach for improving food security in the poorest communities.

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Impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja

This study provides information on the existing threats to food security and livelihoods among households in Karamoja, and how climate change will exacerbate the situation

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Engaging stakeholders and building ownership for climate adaptation

This report highlights the tools and structures utilised to engage stakeholders and build ownership in the “Building Resilient Food Security Systems to Benefit the Southern Egypt Region” project.

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Identifying climate services needs for national planning: insights from Malawi

This article identifies the opportunities and barriers to the use of climate services for national planning in Malawi.

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The utility of weather and climate information for adaptation decision-making

This paper outlines currently available climate information and presents examples from Africa and India to highlight successes and barriers to the use and uptake of information in decision making.

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Building climate resilience in cities

This CDKN Essential summarises learning from CDKN work in cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean in mainstreaming climate compatible development in cities.

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Disasters and national economic resilience

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

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Drought and its interactions in East Africa

Research being undertaken by ASSAR's East Africa team is underlining the interconnected nature of environmental and social dynamics in semi-arid regions. Read more about it in this detailed report.

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Ghana TSP videos

These two videos examine Ghana's Transformative Scenario Process (TSP). One introduces the approach while the other looks at the development of four imagined scenarios.

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Transformative Scenario Planning in Ghana

In this brief we describe the approach undertaken during ASSAR's Transformative Scenario Planning workshops in Wa, Ghana, and provide an overview of the results and future steps.

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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Eco Green Community Based Organization

Eco Green is a Community Based Organization formed in January 2015 by a group of enthusiastic youths.

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