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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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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg. These...

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Kenya

Current Climate and Hazards

Kenya has a dipole rainy season in which the long rains are generally from March to May as the ITCZ moves northwards, and the short rains are typically from...

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Information for Country Screening

This page provides an overview of available data sources for use in vulnerability and adaptation assessments. Most of these links pertain to information on biophysical hazards and data...

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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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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Lessons learned from Suriname NCAP Project

Conclusion and Discussion

The activities carried out under the second phase of the NCAP programme have focused on developing a better understanding of the baseline vulnerabilities and on...

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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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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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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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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases...

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The Climate Change Explorer Tool

This article provides a background to the Climate Information Platform, which replaces the Climate Change Explorer (CCE).

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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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Methodology of Suriname NCAP Project

In order to develop and formulate specific adaptation measures for Paramaribo and Wanica, the study started with a detailed description and updating of the present conditions in the study area in...

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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone...

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Glossary of terms

Adaptation A system response to perturbations or stress that is sufficiently fundamental to alter the system itself, sometimes shifting the system to a new state. [Source: Kasperson, et al. (2002)]...
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Climate science, projections and interpretation

Climate Projections

The Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town are the lead weADAPT organisation working on climate modelling and climate science. CSAG use a process...

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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