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Integrating ecosystem- and community-based adaptation

Ecosystem- and community- based both have valuable benefits, but are often used in isolation.This article describes lessons learned from the integration of both approaches in the EcoAdapt project.

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Sri Lanka’s Serupitiya village adapts to climate change

Climate change impacts Sri Lanka’s high agro-ecological diversity, threatening agriculture:  a dominant economic sector and the source of livelihoods for many communities.  

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Estudio de la historia del paisaje en la región de la Araucanía

Este documento recopila el análisis histórico de los cambios producidos en los paisajes de las comunas de Curacautín y Lonquimay, región de La Araucanía, Chile, en el periodo de 1850 -2013. 

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Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan

"Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF-1)" is the first Full-size GEF project in Afghanistan for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Using traditional knowledge in Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience is a global consortium project which seeks to integrate climate change adaptation (CCA) practice with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the sustainable management of ecosystems through natural resource management (NRM) approaches.

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Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Restoration of Páramo native vegetation near Papallacta, Ecuador. © Andrés Cordova / CARE

The parish of Papallacta is located at the foot of the Antisana glacier,...

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Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

School children learning about mangrove planting techniques. © Raks Thai Foundation / CARE

Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

In heavily populated coastal...

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Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses

Two emerging approaches to adaptation have gained currency over the past few years, namely Community-based Adaptation (CBA) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA). Each has its specific...

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Reconcilia A.C.

Reconcilia aims to be a leading company in the construction and application of knowledge regarding sustainable development, conservation of natural resources, ecological restoration, integrated wat

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The importance of working at the science-society interface for adaptation to climate change in Latin America

This presentation, which is part of the EcoADAPT project, emphasises the importance of working at the science-society interface for adaptation to climate change.

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Climate Change Matters May '13 edition

Ecosystem-based adaptation in Vanuatu

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is working with the Department of Fisheries to implement an Ecosystem-based Adaptation...

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Ecosystem based adaptation in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions as a means of improving livelihoods in the face of climate change

Conservation International is implementing Ecosystem-based Adaptation approaches in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions in Brazil, Philippines and South Africa, where we have strong...

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ECR: Forestry

Executive summary

The Focus of the Analysis

This report addresses the question:

“What is the case for further action in relation to climate change adaptation for forest productivity...

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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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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project draws on outcomes from two rounds of regional consultation with Latin American civil society organizations (CSO) and scientists. The project centres on watershed...

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

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FORCC Laos PDR

Village scene. Photo by Edson Walker

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change, and...

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FORCC Honduras

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to...

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FORCC Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change,...

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AdaptEA Uganda

Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to...

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AdaptEA Kenya

Wildlife in Kenya. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA)...

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ACFAO Burkina Faso

Village scenes from Burkina Faso. Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of...

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ACFAO Mali

Landscape of the Sahel. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of forests in the Savannahs...

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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