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Integrating Climate Adaptation in Water Catchment Planning in Uganda

This briefing note provides an overview of the results of a climate risk assessment of water resources in the Ruhezamyenda catchment in Uganda.

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Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network

The CSA Youth Network is a group of volunteers that have a strong interest in the climate-smart agriculture and the environment.

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Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

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Gender and adaptation planning in the agricultural sectors: the case of Uganda

This case study chronicles and offers lessons learned from Uganda’s experiences developing a gender-responsive National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector (NAP-Ag).

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Safeguarding livelihoods and promoting resilience through National Adaptation Plans– Case study: Kenya

This country case study on Kenya is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).

 

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Center of Excellence for Crop Rotation

The Center of Excellence for Crop Rotation promotes Conservation Agriculture. This concept focuses on the following:

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Global Climate Change Alliance, Tanzania

The GCCA was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island develop

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Future Climate Projections for Tanzania

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Tanzania, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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What farmers know about climate information services in Rwanda

This Info Note shares insights into the status and needs for climate information services for agriculture in Rwanda.

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Impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja

This study provides information on the existing threats to food security and livelihoods among households in Karamoja, and how climate change will exacerbate the situation

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Promoting climate resilient value chains

The case study shows that there is a huge opportunity to promote food security and economic development for poor communities by supporting them in embracing climate resilient agriculture.

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Drought and its interactions in East Africa

Research being undertaken by ASSAR's East Africa team is underlining the interconnected nature of environmental and social dynamics in semi-arid regions. Read more about it in this detailed report.

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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Eco Green Community Based Organization

Eco Green is a Community Based Organization formed in January 2015 by a group of enthusiastic youths.

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Felma Consult

Felma Consultants Ltd is an engineering firm in the field of civil and structural engineering, fully owned and managed by indigenous Kenyans.

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HyCRISTAL; Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions

HyCRISTAL's goal is to understand the challenges and context of climate change impact at local level and to inform local-based solutions. The research focuses on East Africa. 

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African Conservation Centre

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Conservation Agriculture in Karamoja, Uganda

The Conservation Agriculture project aims to increase household food security and income security through innovative agriculture and the use of VSLAs/VICOBA among the Dodoth people in Uganda.

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Dodoth Agro-pastoralist Development Organization

The Dodoth Agro-Pastoralist Development Organization (DADO) is a local, non-governmental, non-political, non-profit making organization founded in July 1996 by the agro-pastoralist communities in
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Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA)

The Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security program focused on increasing knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in 3 highland ecosystems in East Africa

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Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives for Agriculture (East Africa)

Climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives for agriculture in East Africa, CCAFS working paper N. 60, CGIAR research program on climate change, agriculture and food security (CCAFS)

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USAID East Africa Conflict Assessment

USAID East Africa Regional Conflict and Instability Assessment - Final Report (March 2012)

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The role of community-based natural resource management in climate change adaptation in Ethiopia

Describes the methodology developed to assess what role selected community-based/participatory natural resource management initiatives have in climate change adaptation.

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