All articles for the topic: drought

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Increasing Resilience to Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

In Chiredzi over 45% of the population has been classified as poor or very poor and 60% of households face food security challenges. The GEF has invested in improving food security by...

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504da8a79b2bcniger - climate adaptation.

Supporting Adaptation of Productive Practices

The Rombou Rural Commune in central Niger, is faced with frequent droughts as rainfall levels have steadily declined since the late 1960s, resulting in an extended dry season that now...

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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TREE AID

TREE AID was established as a charity in 1987 by a group of foresters in response to the famine in Africa, brought to public attention by Band Aid and Live Aid.

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin

Figure 1

This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

The following text is part of ...

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4f59eefaa173bserbia - climate adaptation.

Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

Image: http://agroekonomija.wordpress.com

Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Forest fires and climate change

Source: http://earthsciencea.wikispaces.com

The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

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Guadalquivir river basin case study

Flamingos in the marshes of Doñana National Park (Guadalquivir basin). Source: Miguel Vazquez. www.elmundo.es

In the Guadalquivir basin, in the southern part of Spain...

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4f4365e399e2dgoats-fodder-forest-safety-net-0218 - climate adaptation.

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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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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NCAP Bangladesh: Noakhali

Description of the Study Area

Map of Noakhali District

Noakhali is one of the coastal districts of the country. The district has an area of 3600.99km² and is bordered by...

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Nepal

Summary of country findings: Nepal

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Malawi

Summary of country findings: Malawi

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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50f52cf882ca74ea59b3f33963girls-fetching-water-from-a-pond - climate adaptation.

Rural women and climate change

Despite the many fresh water resources in Mukono district, the water sources are highly contaminated and communities in this region are still affected by climate change and its impacts....

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Stig Berge

Nepal Identifying Hazards

This article describes a process used for mapping climatic hazards in Nepal.

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Nepal Disasters Background

A description of Nepal's vulnerability to disasters, including weather related disasters such as floods, storms, landslides and avalanches.

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Yemen NCAP Project

Yemen's Capital, Sana'a

Linking Water Scarcity with Climate Change

Introduction

This project explored the linkages between water scarcity and climate change....

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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Flooding India

Vulnerability definitions

This articles bring together definitions of climate change vulnerabillity

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Niger

Current Climate and Trends

Map of Niger, source CIA factbook 2009

Niger has a Sahelian climate with rainfall that varies greatly both on an inter-annual basis, and also...

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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning

The actors:

National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely...

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Tanzania NCAP Project

Mushi region with Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. Photo by Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Introduction

The Tanzanian NCAP report explains vulnerability by exploring the constraints and...

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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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