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Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) is one of the key ministries of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.

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Climate Change Vulnerabilities within Livestock in Morocco

Introduction

This case study report attempts to spotlight the potential climate change consequences on North Africa’s livestock sector and possible adaptation measures. It presents a...

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CIRAD (Agricultural Research for Development)

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Literature

Selected Oxfam Publications on Climate Change Adaptation, General Articles

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Using Integrated Soil Fertility Techniques in Semi-Arid Areas

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in...

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Lessons learned from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Life and livelihoods

Climate change may affect the coastal region through salinity, erosion, accretion, floods, waterlogging, cyclones and tidal surges. Livelihoods of people have been affected...

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Elimination by aspects

While pilot knowledge elicitation tools (KnETs) attempt to classify important knowledge attributes of the domain, there may exist several (conscious and unconscious) phases of decision-making...

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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection

Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield

Overview

The current focus on social protection programmes has...

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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...

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Constructing Sand Dams for Water Capture and Storage

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Drought is the most serious natural hazard facing Eastern Africa in terms of seaverity and frequency of occurrence. The most seriously...

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Senegal

Current Climate

Map of Senegal, source CIA factbook 2009

Most of Senegal has a typically tropical climate, but the northern regions lie in the Sahel. Senegal has a varied underlying...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows:

• The construction of 40 modern...

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Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity Research

The aims and objectives of the Agrobiodiversity and Climate Change project are:

To bring together information from rural communities, indigenous peoples and research workers on how they use...
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Seasonal forecast use in South Africa: Sustainable Development Update article

First published in Sustainable Development Update Issue 1, Volume 6, 2006 http://www.albaeco.com/sdu/26/htm/main.htm

The world's climate is changing. Some of the most vulnerable people are...

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Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling

 

Projected evolution of average annual rainfall

Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest...

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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to...

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Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller

Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia

Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for...

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How to practice soil fertility

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi-arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in...

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Climate adaptation in the mountains of Lesotho

Anecdotal evidence collected from community members in the Highlands of Lesotho indicate a keen awareness of longer term changes in the local climate and the need to adapt in response to these.

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Methodology of Tanzania NCAP Project

The methodologies in the NCAP Tanzania project sits in the broader framework of vulnerability, resilience and adaptive capacity.

Rufiji Methods

The table below details the...

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Google Earth Project California

This page provides access to applications in Google Earth and google maps that have been developed for the project working on climate change science, impacts and adaptation in California. 

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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Mali - an assessment of vulnerability and climate hazards

The following analyses highlights an approach to assessing vulnerability and climate hazards which supported the ACCCA project:

Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up...

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