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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 Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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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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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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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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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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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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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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