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Canada's Adaptation Platform: Projects and Results

This report summarises case studies across 11 sectors of industry and adaptation themes from Canada's Adaptation Platform.

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Coastal Hazard Wheel

Coastal Hazard Wheel Platform

The Coastal Hazard Wheel platform is the hub for all activities related to the Coastal Hazard Wheel system.

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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these people are often unaware of...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

School children learning about mangrove planting techniques. © Raks Thai Foundation / CARE

Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

In heavily populated coastal...

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Nigg Bay Nature Reserve

In response to sea-level rise, managed coastal realignment was undertaken in Nigg Bay, Scotland, allowing the saltmarsh to re-establish naturally.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coastline in Mauritius. Image: ©

Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Atlantic coast in Morocco. Image: ©

Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Coastal Resilience in S. Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove...

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Building coastal resilience in Thong Tom Yai, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Thong Tom Yai Community is located in Thong Tom Bay in Tambon Dan Sawi, in Chumphon province in the South of Thailand. The main sources of income in Thong...

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Desa Ekologis Tangguh dan Adaptive Perubahan Iklim, Desa GIli Indah

Konteks Adaptasi

Desa Gili Indah merupakan pulau kecil yang berada di tengah laut dan merupakan daerah  pariwisata. Desa Gili Indah terdiri dari 3 pulau kecil (Gili) yang masing-masing...

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Managing coastal risks in Cape Town

Cape Town coastal defense (photo credit: Sean Wilson)

Cape Town has an extensive coastline. The city's coast provides economic opportunities, recreational spaces, and...

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PACC Tuvalu: Vital Water

With the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) acting as the Executing Agency and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as the Implementing Agency,...

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PACC Fiji: Vital Food

Climate change in Fiji is causing a large increase in the incidence and intensity of extreme rainfall -- the ensuing floodwaters are simply overwhelming the current...

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PACC Vanuatu: Vital Roads

Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project is working in 14 Pacific Island countries to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience to the adverse effects of climate change. The...

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Coastal Hazard Wheel

Coastal Hazard Wheel

A new coastal adaptation language to boost climate action at local, regional and national level.

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Preserving the Velondriake region in Madagascar

Traditional Vezo pirogue boat. Photo by Gareth Cripps.

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED)

Along the southwest...

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CBA in coastal Madagascar

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED) Newsletter

(Volume 1 | Issue 3 | June 2011)

Along the southwest coast of Madagascar lies the...

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Integrated Coastal Management and Adaptation

The World Bank has approved a US$5.2 million pilot project to apply integrated coastal zone management in the coasts of Morocco through a Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant. The...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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Photo: Chunwei Jin

Working in coastal regions in Kenya and in Bangladesh, this project carried out participatory...

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Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania's Coastal Villages

Climate stresses in Tanzania's coastal villages include sea level rise, sea water temperature increases, increased frequency and intensity of storms, salt water intrusion, shifts in bi-modal and...

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Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania's Coastal Villages

The Conservation of Coastal Eco-Systems in Tanzania: The PWANI Project

The Pwani (coast in kiswahili) Project builds on more than a decade of previous experience and investments of the U.S. Agency...

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NCAP Vietnam: Thua Thien Hue

The following are specific recommendations for the most vulnerable sectors and areas - agriculture, water resources and coastal zones - of Thua Thien Hue Province:

Adaptation options for...

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