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ICTs Climate Change and Development Case Evidence

Twenty new case studies on ICTs, climate change and development in the topic areas of: disaster management, new routes to adaptation, agricultural adaptation, mitigation, monitoring and strategy.

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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The Sustainable Development Goals – Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable countries?

Summary

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents a new working paper, The Sustainable Development Goals: Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable...

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CARE CBA case studies

A collection of 16 CARE International CBA case studies

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by CARE about Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change, and explores how...

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Planning for the future and adapting to climate change in Ethiopia - Lessons from ACCRA

Government officials and civil society members playing the ACCRA game in Gemechis Woreda, Ethiopia

Adaptation context

85% of Ethiopians are dependent on rain for...

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Direction Nationale des Eaux et Forêts

The Water and Forests Directorate's mission is to design, coordinate and implement the national policy regarding forests and wildlife.

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?

About this guide

Climate-related disasters are becoming more frequent and negatively impacting development progress across the world. People are already experiencing the impacts of climate...

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Working with nature towards integrated approaches to disaster risk reduction

Introduction

All around the world, people are increasingly exposed to disaster risk from natural hazards such as droughts, storms and floods. As disasters increase in frequency and...

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Criteria for Ecosystem-Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

Introduction

The integration of ecosystems and natural resource management in disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been largely overlooked to date. This document introduces a set of criteria...

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Building Climate-Resilience in Agriculture and Water Sectors in Sudan

  Over 80% of the population in Sudan is directly dependent on agriculture or natural resources for their livelihood. This makes Sudan one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to...
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Oxford Adaptation Academy

The Oxford Adaptation Academy is a joint professional course offered by the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University, and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership.

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International Development Research Centre

Supporting local research, finding lasting solutions
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Adaptation, development and the community

Summary of chapter

Attempts to operationalise the principles of integration between adaptation, development and the community in practice, reveal the inherent challenges in aligning these...

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Overseas Development Institute

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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation.

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is an international network of independent affiliate member organisations working in the field of development cooperation and emergency response.

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Adaptation or Development? Case studies in Bangladesh and Vietnam

Summary

Using Bangladesh and Vietnam as ‘adaptation project-dense’ contexts, we sought to explore how adaptation is understood, mainly by practitioners in development projects...

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ATK Capacity Mapping

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

With this...

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Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

The Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFCUL) is a Public Foundation under Private Law, a non-profit organization, endowed with legal personality.

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Environmentally-Induced Displacement

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to...

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European Capacity Building Initiative

ecbi is an initiative for sustained capacity building in support of international climate change negotiations.

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