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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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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

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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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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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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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Case studies sectors

Cross-sectoral

ADAM: Mainstreaming Adaptation Into Regional Land Use Planning In the Guadiana River Basin

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Summary:

The objective of the...

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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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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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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways:

- To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory...

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Step 3: Identifying Hazards

Spatial Dynamics

Developing a seasonal calendar in Mali

Further details of the climatic hazards should be investigated to include:

A narrative that describes the effects of the...
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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats?

Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...

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Lessons learned from Mozambique NCAP Project

Discussion and Conclusions

The majority of the people within all the study areas are vulnerable to a range of climate risks. Chronic poverty erodes the resilience of communities to external...

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Senegal

Current Climate

Map of Senegal, source CIA factbook 2009

Most of Senegal has a typically tropical climate, but the northern regions lie in the Sahel. Senegal has a varied underlying...

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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Run-off Rainwater Harvesting

Agriculture is an integral part of rural livelihoods of communities all over the world, yet there are many instances when farmers in water scarce areas are unable to grow a successful crop...

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Guatemala NCAP Project

Introduction

The impression of Guatemala as viewed from space is that it, along with its neighbors in Central America, is relatively green and verdant. This view does not conjure up the immediate...

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