All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Participatory scenario planning in Kenya

This case study introduces and reflects on the use of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Garissa, Kenya.

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation

Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more immediate threats of human-led and other non-climatic changes, according to a team of international...

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Planning for an uncertain future

This report describes ‘flexible and forward-looking decision making’ (FFDM), a decision making approach that is able to adapt to the unexpected.

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Climate Ready Forestry at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

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Exploring the role of climate science in supporting long-term adaptation and decision-making in sub-Saharan Africa

Summary

Africa faces considerable challenges in adapting to the long-term impacts of climate change. Policy-makers not only have to contend with projected changes to the region’s climate,...

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

A boy riding a horse in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza Image: Marko Djurica

Executive Summary

This report presents the integrated case study for Egypt carried...

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Adaptation to Climate Change Team

The Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind...

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Climate change adaptation and water governance

Introduction

As climate change progresses, the hydrologic cycle will be significantly affected by regional shifts in temperature, precipitation and extreme weather events; indeed, impacts...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance:Briefing Paper for Decision-Makers

Briefing for Decision Makers

In most parts of Canada, climate change is increasingly affecting the way water moves through the hydrologic cycle, which up until now has fluctuated within a...

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Climate change adaptation and water governance: Summary for decision makers

Executive Summary

In most parts of Canada, climate change is increasingly affecting the way water moves through the hydrologic cycle, which up until now has fluctuated within a fixed...

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Crops and Food Supply: Briefing Paper for Decision Makers

Introduction

Over the past several decades, Canadian agriculture has demonstrated a remarkable capacity to improve productivity under wide ranging and seasonally fluctuating growing...

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Cambio Climático y Seguridad Alimentaria

CC y SAN Nicaragua

Introducion

La Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), el Instituto de Estudios del Hambre (IEH) y la Fundación para la Investigación del Clima (FIC)...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

A schoolgirl in Fiji. © Andrew Sheehy/Portraits of Resilience/MSV.

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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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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New approaches to promoting flexible and forward looking decision making

Drawing on insights from complexity science, this paper describes what processes are needed to promote Flexible and Forward-looking Decision Making (FFDM).

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Adaptation for sport on Scottish Estates

From "Catch and Release: A Guide to Best Practice" by Marine Scotland

Summary

In the 1990s, the reduction in numbers of salmon observed in Scottish rivers was...

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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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Key Final Results

Report on Key Final Results

Overall Project Description

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development...

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Supporting NAP development with the PROVIA Guidance

This brochure explains how the PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change can be used to better understand key concepts and available methods and...

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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  

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