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Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

The Greater Himalayan Region ©indiawaterportal.org

Project description

This project led by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)...

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Wildfire Water Resource Pond

Wildfire Water Resource Pond

The wildfire water resource has been part of a series of innovative wildfire projects.

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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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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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Developing agro-pastoral shade gardens as an adaptation strategy for poor rural communities in Djibouti

Djibouti has an arid and semi-desert climate, which makes it highly sensitive to drought and water scarcity. Unless adequate action is quickly taken to reduce Djibouti’s vulnerability to...

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CVCA vulnerability analysis

  The Chololo Ecovillage Project began in 2011 aiming to create a model of good practice in climate change adaptation, supporting a vulnerable community in semi-arid central Tanzania to test...
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PACC Tuvalu: Vital Water

The Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project is working in 14 Pacific Island countries to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience to the adverse effects of climate change.

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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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ACCC: Agriculture

This report looks at the past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture in China and the resulting implications for adaptation planning.

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Global Mechanism of the UNCCD

The Global Mechanism is a specialized body of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification that supports countries to mobilize financial resources and increase investments in sustainable land manage

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IPCC FAQ 3.3

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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Community-Based Adaptation in El Salvador

This work summarizes research done on capacities and vulnerabilities of two Salvadorian campesino communities prone to annual flooding.

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Sustainable Livelihood Development

This project increased awareness on WATSAN and Micro Insurance schemes, while addressing climate impacts on livelihoods, climate and disaster risk reduction capacity, building and risk assessment.

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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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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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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Index-Insurance for Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Differential Exposure

Differential Exposure​

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Mainstreaming EbA in Tanzania

Tanzania

Tanzania hosts a variety of ecosystems, including mountain, drylands, wetlands, coastal and marine ecosystems. These ecosystems directly support the livelihoods of many Tanzanians...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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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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Vulnerable communities

Indigenous knowledge and practices were investigated in the local communities that have been severely affected by the impacts of climate change in recent years in Bac Kan province. The...

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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

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

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