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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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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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Technology for adaptation

Introduction

The process of adaptation (to climate variability and change) involves a change in behaviour and consequently a shift in activities as a result of changing (environmental)...

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Senegal NCAP Project

Senegal NCAP Project: Adaptation in the Tourism and Transport sectors

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Methodology of Mongolia NCAP Project

In the context of the NCAP project, four interrelated studies were carried out to further develop the understanding of climate change vulnerabilities in Mongolia, with a special focus on rural...

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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation

Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project...

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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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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction

These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes...

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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...

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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction

The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Linking water management and biodiversity

Planting trees in the catchment

Somerset County Council has been working with local partners to address water management issues and climate change adaptation in...

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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: UKCIP WIZARD

Description of project

The objective of the web-based high level, generic UKCIP Adaptation Wizard is to help users gain a basic understanding of climate change, and integrate climate risks...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ADAM, Guadiana

Description of project

The objective of the Digital Compendium is to contribute to emerging knowledge on adaptation by acting as a portal for the dissemination of the trans-disciplinary...

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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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Community Based Adaptation in Coastal Pakistan

In 2008, Oxfam GB in Pakistan undertook community-based research to better understand the implications of climate change for communities living in the Badin coastal region of Pakistan....

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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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Case Study: Tal Hadya

Wheat growing in Tal Hadya: Photo ICARDA

Tel Hadya is a water scarce area in the North of Syria. During the last 30 years droughts have frequently led to crop failure...

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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought

Photo: World Bank photo collection

Drought events associated with climate variability and climate change have become more pronounced in Kenya in recent years,...

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Mozambique Climate Analysis

About the report

This report uses historical data and climate projections to assess how climate change may affect the operations of Mozambique's Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades...

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Adaptation Fund

The Adaptation Fund was established to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in de

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