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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries.

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Current Climate and hazards...
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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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What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially?

In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Mapping vulnerability

Overview

Translating indicators of vulnerability for specific exposure units/stresses (e.g populations at risk of drought) into vulnerability maps, and then defining hotspots and indicators of...

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Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

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Oriny, a flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan. Photo ID 161586. 14/11/2007. Credit: UN Photo/Fred Noy. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction

The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC...

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Climate adaptation in southern Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable communities

Southern Africa is faced by a number of weather and climate-related hazards, particularly cyclones, floods and droughts. The impacts and losses caused by these events are high because poverty and...

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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography

      

Map showing Vallegrande area

The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located...

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Adaptation signatures

Signatures: seeing adaptation in an integrated way

One approach to understanding climate change adaptation is to focus on a typology of adaptation responses. For instance, many of the NAPA...

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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook

This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development...

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Short course training: Update on the Adaptation negotiations (Expert Guest)

Expert guest Saleem Huq (IIED) joined the training and gave a short update on the state of climate adaptation negotiations that were taking place within the UNFCCC framework in Bangkok at the same...

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Oxfam Entry Page

Welcome to your Oxfam entry point into the online learning and sharing resources that weADAPT provides! You are one of the participants taking part in a one month trial during October to build...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 1

Methodology

In addition to experts opinions, the methodological approaches that were used in this study are as follows:

Data collection was conducted in three phases:

Documentary...
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Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling

 

Projected evolution of average annual rainfall

Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest...

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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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Circe foundation paper

Rationale

This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by...

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Bolivia Climate screening

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Introduction

We were requested by the Sida helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg to prepare a background paper (10-15 pages long) for participants in a Sida meeting in La Paz in...

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ACCCA experiences: examples of creative approaches for communication

Grill sessions

One innovative approach to learning-by-doing was implemented at the training of trainers workshop conducted in Cape Town in 2008 as part of the ACCCA project. The ‘Grill the...

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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration

This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams...

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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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AMCEN 2008

Background

The 12th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was held in Johannesburg on 7-12 June 2008.

UNEP asked SEI and the weADAPT Group to take...

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