All articles for the topic: climate variability

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique

Assess the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique. 

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Health

This brief looks at the complex interaction between climate change and human health. It discusses policy responses in a development context and identifies relevant environmental determinants.

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Adaptation of Women to Climate Variability in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the vulnerability and adaptability of women along the southern slopes of the Rumpi Hills forest, Ndian Division of Cameroon.

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Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction

Three ODI case studies – on drought risk in Mali, heatwaves in India and typhoons in Philippines – illustrate the relationship between climate change, climate extremes, disasters and poverty impacts

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Climate Change and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

This article reviews climate change within the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 (SFDRR).

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Regionalisation of global insights into dryland vulnerability: Northeast Brazil

Global analyses of vulnerability reveal generic insights into the relation between socio-ecological systems and the stress impacting upon them including climate & market variability. 

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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SREX

This report presents key findings from the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX).

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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The Economics of Climate Change in Zanzibar

This study has assessed the current & future impacts of climate change on the islands, adaptation options to address these impacts, & opportunities for low carbon development.

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FCFA Pilot: Zambia Technical Report

This FCFA pilot study in Zambia sought to examine how to make climate science actionable, so decision-makers could make informed and robust adaptation and development investments.

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Preparing for glacial lake outbursts in Peru

School children practice their emergency response in Carhuaz, Peru. © PRAA project staff / CARE

Peru has one of the largest concentrations in the world of tropical...

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Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels.

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Climate variability and vulnerability research

Climate research has so far been focusing most of its attention on the impacts from higher mean temperatures worldwide. According to a new research review this has limited our understanding on how...

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Scenarios of food security for the Nile and Niger basin

Background

Ensuring access to sufficient food that meets the needs for an active and healthy life is an issue in many rural areas of Africa where rain-fed agriculture is the major economic...

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Does climate information matter?

Does climate information matter? An innovative tool to measure the value of climate services for farmers

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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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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

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Executive Summary

This study has assessed the Economics of Climate Change in Kenya. It was funded by DFID and...

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Impacts on food security in Honduras

Summary

In 2011, the Government of Honduras asked IFAD (www.ifad.org) to prepare a project proposal aimed at increasing the climate resilience of agricultural production chains, protecting...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into Ghana's national development plans

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Project description

SEI assisted Ghana’s Environmental Protection Authority and its climate change focal point to...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Poreang, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Poreang is a coastal village located North Luwu district in South Sulawesi. In the last ten years...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Benteng, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Benteng is a coastal village located in Pitumpanua sub-district as part of Wajo district in South...

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E-VitiClimate France

Introduction

The EU funded Lifelong learning project E-VitiClimate aims to address the challenges that climate change poses for European wine producers.

Changes in temperature and...

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