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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...

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Cape Town Capacity Building

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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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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AdaptCost

The AdaptCost Africa project, funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Norway Partnership, is producing a range of estimates of the financial needs for climate...

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Community Based Fire Management

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The incidence of bush fires in Mozambique has become an issue of growing concern at the district and national level in recent years. These...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impact of sea level rise in Egypt

Egypt has a coastal zone of more than 3,500 km long and contains 40% of the...

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Economics of Climate Change in Mozambique

Lessons and Recommendations

Rather than climate change eclipsing development, it is important to think of socio-economic development as overcoming climate change. The best adaptation to...

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Pastoral Livelihoods

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This research aims to analyse the capacity of different categories of pastoral people to adapt to climate change. Another aim will be to understand whether decentralisation provides...

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African Centre for Technology Studies

The African Center for Technology and Science is a Nairobi-based international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledg

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Biodiversity in the Albertine Rift

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An advanced education and training program on biodiversity conservation and climate change was implemented at the University of Dar es Salaam,...

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ACCCA Niger and Tunisia

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) member states are located within the Sahalian zone in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid dry regions with primarily agrarian economies. Stresses within...

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ENDA Communities, W. Zambia project

''The flood that comes every year can make or destroy our way of life. It has always been that way but these days we see more extremes of flood or drought and this is causing serious problems with...

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ENDA Communities Niger Project

Dry river bed in Maradi District

This ENDA Communities project is working with several communities in Maradi District to develop adaptation actions to support food...

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Sea-Level rise Banjul

Impact of 1m sea-level rise on Banjul

Banjul is located on a low-lying spit composed entirely of erodable sediments, and is already experiencing problems due to...

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Environmental development action in the third world

Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) is an international non-profit organisation based in Dakar, Senegal.

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Nairobi Network Mapping

This case study describes work on conducting a participatory social network analysis with actors working on climate adaptation in Kenya.

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Stockholm Environment Institute

weADAPT is developed and maintained by the Oxford Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

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START International

START is a non-governmental research organization.

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