All articles for the topic: climate adaptation

Building climate resilience of vulnerable and food insecure communities through capacity strengthening and livelihood diversification in mountainous regions of Tajikistan

Initiated in 2008, this solution aims to increase climate resilience and improve the adaptive capacities of some of the most vulnerable and food-insecure mountain communities in the Rasht V

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Resilience: The Global Adaptation Podcast

Resilience Podcast

Resilience is a podcast from UNEP's GAN that brings you inspiring stories from people all over the world who are adapting to climate change in practical, creative, and innovative ways. Listen to the podcasts here! 

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Caucasian Environmental Non-Government Organizations Network

CENN is a non-governmental organisation working to protect our environment through fostering sustainable development throughout the South Caucasus.

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Increasing adaptive capacity of local communities, ecosystems and hydroelectric systems in the Río Blanco upper watershed with a focus on Ecosystem and Community Based Adaptation and Integrated Adaptive Watershed Management.

Implemented at the Rio Blanco upper watershed in Ecuador, this solution has the objective to strengthen the adaptive capacity of vulnerable local populations, ecosystems and hydroelectric s

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Silvopastoral systems for climate change mitigation and adaptation

A versatile farming technique, silvopastoral systems (SPS) provide farmers with a valuable mitigation and adaptation strategy in Southeast Asia.

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Sustainable soil management for enhanced productivity and climate benefits in ASEAN

Brief on implementing sustainable soil management (SSM), a focus on restoring soil health, with many benefits that contribute to improving food security in Southeast Asia

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Supporting young people’s prospects for decent work in the drylands of east and west Africa

The report reviews opportunities for young people in the drylands of Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan and Mali to pursue climate-resilient work and provides key recommendations.

 

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Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture (IAA) Systems for Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Livelihoods

Integrated agriculture-aquaculture, a regionally historic system requiring limited resources, could provide a sustainable method for climate change adaptation, mitigation, and livelihoods. 

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Alternate wetting and drying for climate change adaptation, mitigation and livelihoods

The report describes alternate wetting and drying as a technique of rice farmers in SEA to help adapt to the everchanging weather patterns brought on by climate change. 

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Climate services to support adaptation and livelihoods

Bottom-up engagement is needed in shaping climate services to assist those impacted by climate change. Climate services play a key role in adaptation methods for Southeast Asia.

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Adaptation to Climate Impacts in Water Regulation and Supply for the Area of Chingaza - Sumapaz - Guerrero, Colombia

This project had the general objective “to strengthen the hydrological buffering and regulation capacity of the upper areas of the watersheds located in the Chingaza-Sumapaz-Guerrero Conser

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Conservation of Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.) of Vilcanota range, Peru

The objective of this project is to protect and restore Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.), their water, landscape and biodiversity, carried out together with local communities throug

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Creating Opportunities in a Safe Environment: Fostering Self-Sustained and Resilient Communities (COSE II)

The “Creating Opportunities in a Safe Environment: Fostering Self-Sustained and Resilient Communities (COSE II)” solution was implemented at the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in

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Climate and nutrition smart villages as platforms to address food insecurity in Myanmar

The Climate and Nutrition Smart Villages project was implemented in four villages representing four major agro-ecological regions in Myanmar with the objective to identify and out-scale cli

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Co-producing climate information for Windhoek decision making

This working paper provides an overview of a project that sought to co-produce, communicate and share climate change information to improve decision-making processes for adaptation in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Nature-based “carrots and sticks” solution

This nature-based solution focuses primarily on forest conservation through effectively enforced monitoring and management to minimize deforestation in the Wolong Nature Reserve, China.

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Enhancing Platform Impact

This session explored at how ‘in-person’ components play a central (but often under recognized) role in complementing digital efforts by climate adaptation knowledge platforms.

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Gender, environment and development MOOC

Gender is considered a key variable of power inequality. This online course helps you better understand gender in environment and sustainable development.

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Adaptation to climate change in the aftermath of the Paris Agreement: on the rise globally, but policy and scientific challenges ahead

This blog reflects on the developments in climate change adaptation since the signing of the Paris Agreement.

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Climate Change in Australia (CCiA)

Climate Change in Australia is a platform that provides access to climate projections information, data and guidance on climate adaptation in Australia.

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Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform (A-PLAT)

A-PLAT is a one-stop online resource hub that provides centralized information related to the climate change impacts and adaptation in Japan.

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CoastAdapt

CoastAdapt is an online coastal climate risk management framework to support adaptation to coastal climate change in Australia.

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Changement climatique : penser les « trajectoires » de l’adaptation

This blog post shows how adaptation pathways can help us better address climate change. 
Cet article montre comment une approche par les "trajectoires" d'adaptation pourrait nous permettre de faire face au changement climatique.

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IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere - High Mountain Areas

This IPCC chapter assesses new evidence on recent and projected changes in the mountain cryosphere as well as associated impacts, risks and adaptation measures related to natural and human systems.

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