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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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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa & a series of climate factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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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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ASSAR Regional Diagnostic Studies

The first phase of ASSAR was to investigate what people in semi-arid regions currently know about climate change, and what they’re doing to adapt to these changes.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Using a local adaptive capacity framework as a starting point, this research paper analyses 7 case studies from across Africa and Asia that represent a range of different interventions.

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How to scale out community-based adaptation to climate change

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The impacts of climate change are context specific and the resources and capacity available for adaptation are locally defined. As a result, adaptation activities must be localised...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Kenya: impacts of sea-level rise are likely to be felt beyond the coastal and national boundaries.

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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The East African Sustainability Watch Network

The East African Sustainability (SusWatch) Network is a network of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania spearheaded by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Sustainable Environmental

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EADD: Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya

EADD project in Kaptumo

The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) is a regional industry development program implemented by Heifer International and a consortium of partners...

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Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA)

The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme (UN-FAO) aims to help developing countries transition to climate smart, low carbon emission agriculture.

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Climate-smart agriculture put into practice in smallholder dairy development project in Kenya

This article will introduce the MICCA pilot project in Kenya in the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) in Kaptumo, where smallholder dairy farmers are integrating climate-smart practices...

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Marine Conservation in Madagascar

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With over 5,500 km of coastline spanning more than 14 degrees of latitude, Madagascar boasts a diversity of marine and coastal habitats that is unrivalled in the Indian Ocean....

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