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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 on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Georgia

Map of Georgia: Source CIA factbook

This climate analysis was produced as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (...

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Flooding India

Vulnerability definitions

This articles bring together definitions of climate change vulnerabillity

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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography

      

Map showing Vallegrande area

The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located...

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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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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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Bolivia NCAP project: Lake Titicaca findings

This page summarises the key findings for the Lake Titicaca region from the Bolivia NCAP Project. For background information and context on the Lake Titicaca region, please see this page...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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Addressing climate vulnerability in rural Sudan

 

The dominant livelihoods are herding, rain-fed farming, forestry and gum collection. People are mainly vulnerable to drought cycles and erratic rainfall. This comes on top of...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Community Based Adaptation in Coastal Pakistan

In 2008, Oxfam GB in Pakistan undertook community-based research to better understand the implications of climate change for communities living in the Badin coastal region of Pakistan....

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Adapting Rice Farming in Northern Thailand

In 2007, farmers in Yasothorn Province, north-east Thailand, experienced the longest dry spell during a rainy season in decades. The dry spell, lasting from June until late August, reduced...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Adapting to drought in Tanzania

Risk in the village of Msomera, in the Handeni District of Tanzania, is associated with a long history of drought and associated environmental problems. Being poor, this village is...

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Pastoral System

The dryland areas of Tanzania are characterised by an extensive livestock system, where pastoral communities use cattle to meet many of their needs and as a store of wealth. Their...

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Maize-based Subsistence Farming System

Farmers in Chikwawa grow a number of crops, alongside maize, to meet their subsistence needs, which are affected by flooding and droughts, expected to increase in magnitude and frequency...

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Case Study: Tal Hadya

Wheat growing in Tal Hadya: Photo ICARDA

Tel Hadya is a water scarce area in the North of Syria. During the last 30 years droughts have frequently led to crop failure...

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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought

Photo: World Bank photo collection

Drought events associated with climate variability and climate change have become more pronounced in Kenya in recent years,...

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Adaptation Fund: reducing floods and droughts

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Status: Approved

Project approved for funding by the Adaptation Fund Board, June 2010

Project description

Nicaragua suffers...

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Economics of Adaptation Ethiopia

EACC in Ethiopia

The EACC study team has taken two missions to Ethiopia to inform the Government and local stakeholders of the study and to collaborate with the Government and the National...

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Agriculture

Bangladesh’s economy is primarily agricultural, accounting for 63% the labour force and 35% of GDP. The North- and South-western regions are drought-prone, with late arrival or early...

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Resistance to droughts

Cashew

Brazil (Trocaire)

The project will organize local communities to implement a low cost adaptation and mitigation measures that will improve their well-being. It promotes the...

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