All articles for the topic: Behavior

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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World Fish Center

The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences

TISS has aims to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards c

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A Cognitive Approach to Global Climate Governance

Abstract

After more than 20 years of unsuccessful international negotiations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) might be one of the biggest, and maybe most...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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Bangladesh NCAP: Gender Issues

Women’s Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in Noakhali

In Noakhali, society supports a rigid gender division of labor that perceives men and women’s roles differently and distinctly defines...

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Harvesting season in Nyando climate-smart villages

Adaptation versus coping

Adaptation versus coping​

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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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Effectiveness of risk communication

In the previous section we have focussed largely on the part of the communication where you are providing information, but equally important is the act of receiving information within the exchange...

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Considering the process of communicating

Communication is a complex two-way process, with a number of factors that can lead to miscommunication, or the 'lost in translation' effect. Miscommunication can result from the choice of...

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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring

(Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941)

We hypothesize...

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below:

Results from Rufiji

Results from...

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Key findings from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Coping Measures: Inherent Resilience

Coping practices are often spontaneous and an immediate response of vulnerable people to different shocks. People use the means that are available to them in...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Zambia

Description of project

The vulnerability assessment was undertaken in four ongoing field projects in Zambia, using CRiSTAL, with the purpose to get an indication of the risks related to...

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