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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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ACT Biodiversity Reports

Introduction

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that “most of the observed increase in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due...

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Colombia Vulnerability Assessment 2

Natural Susceptibility of San Andres de Tumaco

Mangrove ecosystems in Tumaco face major pressures that make them susceptible, diminishing their capacity to adapt to potential impacts caused by...

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Prakriti a mountain environment group

Prakriti is a group of young environment-development professionals that has been working in the Himalayan Mountains of India since it's organization in year 1997, towards increasing awareness of en

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Pragya

Pragya is a non-governmental development organization established in 1995. Initiated in the global South, our current operations span India, Nepal, Sub-Saharan Africa, UK, and USA.

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Network Rail

Summary

Network Rail have implemented a range of flood resilience measures on vulnerable lines in the South West. Network Rail's asset portfolio includes over 10,000 route miles...

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World Wide Fund for Nature

WWF is a global conservation organisation.

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Catholic Relief Services

CRS is a developmental and relief wing of the catholic Bishops of the United states of America.

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Social Protection: Health

Climate-related diseases are responsible for a large proportion of the global burden of disease. Human health is therefore not surprising predicted to be adversely affected by projected climate...

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Economics of adaptation Kenya

Welcome ...

This is the page for the Kenya National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya.

Please find below... Key...
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Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

Welcome ...

This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.

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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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Sekhukhune

Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...

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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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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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Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor

This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal...

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Biodiversity

Restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam

Restoration of...

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Case Study: Judean foothills

Landscape around the Judean Foothills

The Judean foothills are located in the southern part of Israel between the Mediterranean and the Judean Mountains, and are rich...

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Case Study: Gulf of Oran

Gulf of Oran

The Gulfs of Oran and Arzew, in Algeria, comprise rich marine ecosystems, a fertile coastal zone, nature reserves for a wide range of species, and...

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