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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

Background

In the face of climate change, two main types of strategies — mitigation and adaptation — have emerged and are now widely recognized. Mitigation aims to reduce the sources or...

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Volcanic Mountains Rwanda. Image ©Jack Swenson

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

Briefing note

Background

The Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) landscape came into being during a summit of heads of state and Governments of the Economic Community of Central African States...

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Current vulnerability in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

Working Paper

Summary

The study of the current vulnerability of villages in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape, Cameroon, creates the basis to evaluate future vulnerability and...

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Responding to Climate Change in the Congo Basin - Lukolela

Communities in the Congo Basin are heavily impacted by the twin threats of deforestation and climate change. The project COBAM, implemented by CIFOR, SEI, and other partners, aims to tackle these...

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Climate analysis- Rwanda

Drought Prone areas in Rwanda (Source, NAPA Report, 2006, Data from Meteorological service /MININFRA )

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded ...

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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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Early Warning Builds Resilience

“Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change by Establishing Early Warning and Disaster Preparedness Systems and Support for Integrated Watershed Management in Flood Prone Areas,” is a...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Multiple Threats

Threats are potentially damaging influences or disturbances on the system of analysis. A system can be potentially affected by several threats of different nature at the same time, including...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Temporal Reference

The time period considered for the current vulnerability analysis covers at least three decades. In several occasions, local perceptions were captured during focus group discussions or through...

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Cameroon Case Study

This is the Cameroon case study, part of the COBAM project

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- System of Analysis

4.1 The Broader System

The system of analysis is located in the Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) landscape, which consists of three national parks: Lobéké (Cameroon), Nouabalé-Ndoki (ROC) and...

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Lyambai Vulnerability and Adaptation Project Workshop

Context

Oxen ploughing rice field in Limulunga (identified by the community as an adaptation option). Photo M. Monde

Mongu is one seven districts in the Western Province of Zambia....

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Biodiversity in the Albertine Rift

Photo courtesy START

An advanced education and training program on biodiversity conservation and climate change was implemented at the University of Dar es Salaam,...

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