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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

A local farmer harvests Sorghum in Sudan. Photo: UN Photo/ Fred Noy

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SEI is assisting the Sudanese Higher Council for Environment and Natural...

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Review of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Afghanistan

Households in Afghanistan: Photo Paolo Alfieri

Project description

This project, commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DfID), aimed to...

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Liberia's National Adaptation Programme of Action

Women farmers working in the field: Photo UNDP in Liberia

Project description

SEI is working with the government of Liberia to support its process of climate...

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Farming Futures

Farming Futures aims to create a profitable and sustainable agricultural industry driven by innovation, long-term thinking and climate change action.

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Climate Change and Social Learning

Introduction

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is challenging its own community of scientists and partners to understand the importance of...

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Summary

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected...

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Glensaugh: Improving Climate Resilience

Summary

Glensaugh is an experimental farm that has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures include the creation of renewable...

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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction

Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and...

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LUCCi

Project background

The research project “Land use and climate change interactions in Central Vietnam” is set to last for five years (July 2010 to July 2015) and aims at providing a scientific...

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Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative

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Partnership for Governance Transition: Cultural Landscape of Bali

In 2012, UNESCO inscribed the Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy as a World Heritage Site. Read more about it here

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Developing agro-pastoral shade gardens as an adaptation strategy for poor rural communities in Djibouti

Djibouti has an arid and semi-desert climate, which makes it highly sensitive to drought and water scarcity. Unless adequate action is quickly taken to reduce Djibouti’s vulnerability to...

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Building Climate-Resilience in Agriculture and Water Sectors in Sudan

  Over 80% of the population in Sudan is directly dependent on agriculture or natural resources for their livelihood. This makes Sudan one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to...
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BMKG-JICA Vulnerability Assessment on Rice Paddy Production in Bali, Indonesia

Food Security and Climate Change Vulnerability in Indonesia/Bali Summary

This project assessed the vulnerability of rice paddy production on Bali Island, Indonesia, and creates a climate...

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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

This article aims to contribute to identifying, capitalizing and disseminating the best local knowledge to adapt to climate variability and climate change.

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climate change innovations in Chololo Ecovillage

This report summarises the outcomes of a community workshop held in Chololo on 2 August 2013.

The purpose of the workshop was to assess the effectiveness, gender friendliness, and...

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CASCADE project

In Central America, smallholder farmers are at the heart of the agricultural sector, and many of them depend directly on natural ecosystems for the provision of water, soil conservation,...

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Policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in Bhutan and Nepal

Summary

This report is a synthesis of two studies that sought to understand the policy contexts for addressing climate change adaptation and key conservation issues in Nepal and Bhutan,...

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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Improving Pasture Management and Livestock Rearing

Livestock rearing is the major component of arid agriculture. It plays an integral role in Rajasthan, where the people and their land are closely bound up with livestock rearing and...

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Climate-Proofing Fish Farming

Small farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar district traditionally depend on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood. Some areas are irrigated with ground water. However, groundwater...

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

The districts of Maldah and Murshidabad in West Bengal belong to the most severely flood affected areas in India. Local livelihoods in these distrits are strongly dependent on rainfed agricultural production. 

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