All articles for the topic: community based adaptation

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The role of community-based coastal conservation and development initiatives

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Climate change impacts fall disproportionately on the world’s poorest, most marginalised communities, particularly those highly dependent on direct use of natural resources, such...

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Assessment of adaptation: Cases from Indonesia

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Assessing the challenges and needs of a locality is an important aspect of adaptation action. This scoping assessment presents an overview of the needs of small islands in Indonesia...

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Improving Pasture Management and Livestock Rearing

Livestock rearing is the major component of arid agriculture. It plays an integral role in Rajasthan, where the people and their land are closely bound up with livestock rearing and...

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Climate-Proofing Fish Farming

Small farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar district traditionally depend on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood. Some areas are irrigated with ground water. However, groundwater...

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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Rain Water Harvesting and Agroforestry

The majority of people in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, depend on rainfed agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. Water for agriculture and livestock has always been a major...

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Mainstreaming Climate Change: Thailand Case Study

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Climate change adaptation planning in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia has focused primarily on minimizing the impact of future climate change. The resulting preoccupation...

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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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Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation in Malawi

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The aim of this project was to strengthen the capacity for climate adaptation in rural Malawi, particularly among smallholder farmers. This was achieved through the development,...

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Sustainable Livelihood Development

This project increased awareness on WATSAN and Micro Insurance schemes, while addressing climate impacts on livelihoods, climate and disaster risk reduction capacity, building and risk assessment.

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Sogod, Southern Leyte

Village school in Sogod. Photo by Lito Abrogar

Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure...

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Malinau Indonesia

Women in Malinau. Photo by Eko Prianto/CIFOR

Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure the...

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Social vulnerability in California

The Pacific Institute has published a study that investigates social vulnerability by groups to climate change impacts, and combines this information with projected climatic exposure,...

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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Participatory multi-level vulnerability assessment in northern Mali

Forests as safety nets: fodder

Using a participatory approach across levels and genders, this project explored the vulnerability of livestock- and forest-based...

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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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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The World Has Malaria

The World Has Malaria - ClimateConscious

The Tanzanian Maasai community of Terrat, Simanjiro, have experienced the impacts of climate change. Droughts have become longer and more intense and...

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What is a Community-Based Adaptation Project?

We are often asked to define and articulate what a community-based adaptation project should look like, and whilst this is often riddled with difficulty the following questions should help those...

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Literature

Selected Oxfam Publications on Climate Change Adaptation, General Articles

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Key concepts and terms in CBA

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