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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

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An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits...

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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for...

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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases...

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Addressing climate vulnerability in rural Sudan

 

The dominant livelihoods are herding, rain-fed farming, forestry and gum collection. People are mainly vulnerable to drought cycles and erratic rainfall. This comes on top of...

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Participatory adaptation planning in rural Zambia

 

People in the Mazabuka District have experienced drought and flood episodes in recent years. They are solely dependent on mixed crop-livestock agriculture, which is entirely rain-...

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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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Adapting Rice Farming in Northern Thailand

In 2007, farmers in Yasothorn Province, north-east Thailand, experienced the longest dry spell during a rainy season in decades. The dry spell, lasting from June until late August, reduced...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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Adapting coffee farming

Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative is an organisation of smallholder coffee farmers who produce washed Arabica for the speciality coffee market and live and work on the steep slopes of Mount...

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Adapting to drought in Tanzania

Risk in the village of Msomera, in the Handeni District of Tanzania, is associated with a long history of drought and associated environmental problems. Being poor, this village is...

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Maize-based Subsistence Farming System

Farmers in Chikwawa grow a number of crops, alongside maize, to meet their subsistence needs, which are affected by flooding and droughts, expected to increase in magnitude and frequency...

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Maize-based Integrated Farming System

Farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal rely on a mixture of crops, animals and forest products for their livelihoods for their subsistence. Climate change threatens the system in a number of...

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Case Study: West Nile Delta

The West Nile delta is an important region for agriculture, tourism and industry. Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate existing problems of coastal erosion and salt-water intrusion....

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Case Study: Tuscany

Tuscany is a very rural region, with an economy that is heavily dependent on agriculture, a sector that is highly sensitive to climate change, as highlighted in recent years by climate...

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Increased adaptive capacity

Irrigation

Activities

By introducing irrigation technology that is clean and efficient, promoting fuel-efficient technologies that reduce fuel-wood consumption and...

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RVCC

Activities

3 year action learning project in communities in the southwestern region. Approach was to promote and test strategies and technologies to reduce the vulnerability of the poorest to...

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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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Managing climate risks and enhancing resilience in Nepal

Project overview

Nepal is one of the global "hot spots" for natural disasters and climate change impacts. The poorest groups of people reside in the rural areas which are usually hit...

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Drought Management Considerations for Climate Change Adaptation in Viet Nam

Maize cultivation provides an assured income to the rural population in this part of Viet Nam

Adaptation context

During recent years, drought has become a common...

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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Vietnam (CACC)

Location of communes who benefited from the CACC Project

Adaptation context

Following the 1999 flood, many international donors started assisting the Vietnam...

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