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Short course on adaptation

This course was conducted as part of the inception phase of the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia. 

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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg.

Current Climate and hazards

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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010. The focus is on...

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Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.

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Ghana NCAP Project

A Ghanaian girl waits to sell water in the northern city of Tamale. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reill

Project Objectives

The NCAP funded project in Ghana was implemented over...

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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of...

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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

Project Page Introduction

The ACCCA project is a project coordinated by UNITAR which many of the weADAPT partners are involved in. It draws on lessons learned about communicating climate...

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Property

Building infrastructure is a key area for adaptation planning within local authorities. This study details an approach that can be replicated in other service areas or in other property services.

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID, Water Sector, China

Description of project

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and their partners to integrate risk reduction and adaptation processes...

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weADAPT Google Tour Example

If you would like more information on how to share your own projects with the climate adaptation community, please contact info@weadapt.org.

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COBAM

Although climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies differ in many ways, synergies exist between them, particularly in the forestry sector. The objective of this project is to provide...

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AdaptCost

The AdaptCost Africa project, funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Norway Partnership, is producing a range of estimates of the financial needs for climate...

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Economics of climate change in Ghana

Lessons and Policy Recommendation

AgricultureThere is a need to (a) increase investment in agricultural R&D, backed by extension services, to produce new crops and livestock, as well...

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AIACC: Adaptation costs and benefits, S. Africa

Abstract

The broad objective of AIACC project 47 was to develop the capacity to estimate and compare the benefits and costs of projects in natural resource sectors that reduce the expected...

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Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda

Abstract

This report concludes that existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Rwanda, i.e. has a current adaptation deficit, and that future climate change will lead to...

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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

Key Messages Existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Kenya. Periodic floods and droughts (extremes) cause major macro-economic costs and reductions in economic growth....
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Economics of Climate Change in Mozambique

Lessons and Recommendations

Rather than climate change eclipsing development, it is important to think of socio-economic development as overcoming climate change. The best adaptation to...

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Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is an autonomous body within the United Nations with a mandate to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through training and research. 

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Building National Capacity for Adaptation

The NCAP project in Ghana was implemented over the course of three years in two separate phases. The aim of the project was to strengthen national capacity in Ghana to respond to the...

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Nairobi Adaptation Economics

Adaptation economics workshop series in Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda

SEI has been working with the national governments of Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda, as well as regional...

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San Francisco Climate

Temperatures and precipitation projections until 2100 under A2 and B1 emissions scenarios from 3 climate models, showing a marked increase in temperature for all scenarios...

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