All articles for the topic: Environment

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Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India

Abstract

Changing climate is one the most challenging issue that humankind is facing and its intensity seems to be more throbbing in the time to come. In order to overcome the alarming...

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Earthwatch

EARTHWATCH IS AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHARITY

We bring individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet.

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Assessing current social vulnerability to climate change

Executive summary

This paper describes a participatory methodology used to assess the current vulnerability of local communities in the Congo Basin. Vulnerability has been studied...

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2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information

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Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombian Landscape. Photo courtesy of Marisa Escobar

Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombia's water resources management institutions need to evaluate water supply,...

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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Synthesis report: FCFA pilot phase

This report provides initial research into the use of long-term (5-40 year) climate information in Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia and the coastal cities of Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Evidence of Impact: Climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Africa’s climate is changing. Across the continent rainfall patterns are set to alter. In many areas droughts will become more frequent, more intense, and last longer. 

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MOUNTAIN EVO - Peru Case Study

Living with change in Huamantanga, Peru- one of the research project Mountain-EVOs case studies

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CONDESAN - Consorcia para el Desarollo Sostenible de la Ecorregión Andina

At CONDESAN we are committed to sustainable management of natural resources contributing in that way to overcome poverty in the Andes region. For this purpose, we generate and share informati

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FCFA Pilot: Mozambique

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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Riverside Technology, inc. - Global Science Solutions

Riverside Technology, inc.

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FCFA Pilot: Rwanda

FCFA Rwanda Pilot Study: Summary

The Rwanda FCFA case study was undertaken by the Global Climate Adaptation Partnerships (GCAP), working with the UK Met Office and Atkins. The case study...

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Atkins

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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FCFA Pilot: Zambia Technical Report

This FCFA pilot study in Zambia sought to examine how to make climate science actionable, so decision-makers could make informed and robust adaptation and development investments.

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Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

The Natural Environment Research Council is the UK's largest funder of independent environmental science, training and innovation, delivered through universities and research centres.

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FCFA Pilot: Malawi

Summary

There is growing interest about how climate information can be used to better inform decision-making across a range of sectors and socio-political and environmental settings. To...

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Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

​The world's mountains host some of the most complex&dynamic ecosystems.This project is about how to govern these ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories

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FCFA Pilot: Ghana

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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PARA-Agua - Chinchina

Colombia Paramo. Photo curtesy of Marisa Escobar.

Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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A Study to Better Understand Cookstove Business Models

This study analysed biomass cookstove business models from Asia and Africa to better understand how to build business cases to reach scale.

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Local Adaptation Plans in Mozambique

Image caption: The Local Adaptation Plan is being presented to the community who participated in the theory of change and vulnerability assessment exercises, in Guija...

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