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Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

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Concern Worldwide

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Integrated Water Management in Nicaragua

This article summarizes the conclusions of a meeting on integrated watershed management in Nicaragua, with a particular focus on climate change, insurance schemes and best practice.

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The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

This work explores the implications of a potential international climate agreement on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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CARE CBA case studies

A collection of 16 CARE International CBA case studies

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by CARE about Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change, and explores how...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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Overcoming the Barriers

Executive Summary

Climate change is a huge threat to all aspects of human development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for poverty reduction. Until recently, donor...

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CCORAL climate adaptation tool launched in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation tooL – CCORAL – is an online support system for climate resilient decision making.​

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A risk management approach to climate adaptation in the Caribbean

The countries of the Caribbean community (CARICOM) have great cause for concern when it comes to climate change: the impacts of climate change could severely impact their development....

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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Seizing the sunshine – Barbados’ thriving solar water heater industry

Barbados has been extremely successful in its embrace of solar water heating: saving millions of dollars in imported fossil fuel costs and millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide every year,...

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The Red Cross Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Resource Centre

The Resource Centre has been operational since late 2010 and is located at the Barbados Red Cross Society Headquarters.

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Inter-American Development Bank

We support efforts by Latin America and the Caribbean countries to reduce poverty and inequality.

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Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center

CATIE brings science, graduate education and technical cooperation together to reduce poverty through integrated management of agriculture and natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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CUSO International

Cuso International is a civil society development organization that works through volunteers, sending them abroad to work on collaborative development projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and th

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The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre coordinates the Caribbean region’s response to climate change.

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References for Latin America Regional Strategy

Aguilar, Y. 2007 El Cambio Climatico en Centroamerica: manifestaciones, riesgos y adaptacion. Ammour, T. and Elizondo, D. 2008 Central American Policies and Initiatives in Environment, Natural...
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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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Key findings from Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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