All articles for the topic: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management

This study explores how ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management can be merged to achieve greater climate resilience in watersheds.

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Association des voluntaires pour la reconciliation et le development aux pays des grands

The AVRD-PGL is a civil society organization established in 2002 by a group of women and men who lived through conflicts and atrocities ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo and the entire the

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Cover photo: Goods had to be transported by boat after the Atta Abad landslide flooded 25 km of the Karakoram Highway, Pakistan, in 2010 (D. Butz)

Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains

This publication highlights 15 cases of good practice in development and applied research from mountain regions, and illustrates how the Sendai Framework’s four priorities can be put into practice. 

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Southern African Development Community

The Southern African Development Coordinating Conference (SADCC), established on 1 April 1980 was the precursor of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

This report presents the progress of projects and initiatives that promote adaptation and REDD+ in the Congo Basin region and analyses opportunities for synergies or trade-offs between the two strategies. 

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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.

Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

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 in 1999. 

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Policy brief

Current vulnerability brief

This briefing note summarises the results for the Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) landscape.

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Current vulnerability in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

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 identify possible adaptation strategies that could be synergistic with mitigation efforts in the Congo region.

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

References for the COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report. 

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The Congo Basin Forests: a solution for both adaptation and mitigation

This articles describes solutions for both adaptation and mitigation in the Congo Basin Forests.

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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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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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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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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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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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Albertine Rift

Biodiversity in the Albertine Rift

The Albertine Rift region is an important biodiversity hotspot that is increasingly at risk from a changing climate and other stressors such as human induced landscape changes. 

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