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Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA)

The Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security program focused on increasing knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in 3 highland ecosystems in East Africa

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SDC Global Brief: Climate Change and Glaciers

This Global Brief summarises SDC's activities regarding glacier melt and disaster risk reduction in Pakistan, Peru and China, and shows why Switzerland is recognised for its expertise in this field.

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Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy

The Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy project aims to supplement knowledge gaps on climate change impacts, adaptation needs and options.

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Adaptation measures for especially maize are urgently needed in Africa to curb future negative climate impacts.

Climate impacts on crops

A new Working Paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) provides climate projections for crops in Africa.

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Revised Guide to INDCs

CDKN and Ricardo-AEA have revised their popular Guide to INDCs, which helps countries to prepare their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for the UNFCCC.

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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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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IMPRESSIONS

IMPRESSIONS aims to understand the consequences of high-end climate change and to evaluate how such knowledge can be used in effective and integrated adaptation and mitigation decision-making.

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Conceptual framework for assessing indirect impacts of climate change

We here introduce a conceptual framework that can be used to identify these indirect impacts of climate change.

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Senegal Films – Adaptation without Borders

On this page four short films explore these issues in relation to rice production, consumption and global trade.

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IPCC AR5: What's in it for Latin America

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted Latin America-specific data, trends and analysis.

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

Map shows levels of vulnerability to climate change in Kyrgyzstan

Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a...

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Climate Futures for Tasmania

Photo: Angello Failla

Adaptation context

The small island state of Tasmania has some of Australia’s most extensive and best-conserved wilderness areas and pristine...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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WHO: Climate change and health costs

Executive Summary

Improved economic assessments of the costs associated with the health impacts of climate change can help support investment in health adaptation programmes, and support...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Tanzania

Tanzania has a coastline of 3,461km and consists of mangrove forests...

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Building coastal resilience in Thong Tom Yai, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Thong Tom Yai Community is located in Thong Tom Bay in Tambon Dan Sawi, in Chumphon province in the South of Thailand. The main sources of income in Thong...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

Source: Raks Thai Foundation

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

A local farmer harvests Sorghum in Sudan. Photo: UN Photo/ Fred Noy

Project description

SEI is assisting the Sudanese Higher Council for Environment and Natural...

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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