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Bolivia NCAP Project

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Climatic hazards in Bolivia have become an additional challenge to achieving poverty reduction objectives. The costs of the ‘El Niño event in...

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Participatory tools to aid adaptation

The table below is a summary by Kathleen Dietrich of Penn State University of the some of the many different tools used by practitioners in their work on adaptation. Many of these tools started...

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Adaptation Metrics

Towards a socio-institutional analysis of adaptation competence

Objectives

Developing actor-process metrics of adaptation focuses on the competence to achieve reductions in current...

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach. A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can be...
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Coordination Union for the Rehabilitation of the Environment, Malawi

CURE was established in an effort to provide technical support and improve networking amongst NGOS, the government of Malawi, donors and other organizations or individuals working in the area of th

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Description of project

ORCHID is a risk management approach to portfolio screening that stresses both the risks and opportunities of climate change. It identifies how climate change...

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Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda

Abstract

This report concludes that existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Rwanda, i.e. has a current adaptation deficit, and that future climate change will lead to...

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Niger Financial flows for adaptation

UNDP

Investment and Financial Flow assessment for Niger, one of the UNDP pilots on the use of the new guidance on I&FF analysis for adaptation and mitigation

To be published shortly

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International Finance Corporation

IFC is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group and fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international

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Land degradation

UNDP, through its Community-Based Adaptation Programme (CBA), is assisting communities in Niger to respond to climate change and combat land degradation. The 5-year, programme is working to...

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Coastal Afforestation

The project will implement community-based climate risk reduction measures in targeted communities that are especially vulnerable to climate change. In particular, the project will ensure that...

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BAIRA

Activities

A lack of cultivatable space over the long flooding period is a vital concern in the haors of Bangladesh as it restricts the livelihoods of the local communities. To overcome this...

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ENDA Communities Niger Project

Dry river bed in Maradi District

This ENDA Communities project is working with several communities in Maradi District to develop adaptation actions to support food...

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

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International Institute for Sustainable Development

IISD is in the business of promoting change towards sustainable development.

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SEI

Stockholm Environment Institute

weADAPT is developed and maintained by the Oxford Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

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