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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Using Mobile Phones to Reduce the Adversities of Climate Change in Rural Nepal

The initiative aims to build resilience by improving the livelihood assets of vulnerable communities, and the work reported here focuses on the rural communities around South-Central Nepal.

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PREFUS - Pathways of Resilience to Future Storms

Project Details

The PREFUS project is co-led by Dr Jadu Dash and Dr Emma Tompkins at the University of Southampton, and Dr John Duncan is a full time researcher on the project. It is a...

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial is

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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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Cape Town lessons in adapting

How to be a municipality that is adapting well: lessons from within the City of Cape Town from weADAPT

Since 2006 there have been efforts within the City of Cape Town local government...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

Summary

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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CARE CBA case studies

A collection of 16 CARE International CBA case studies

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by CARE about Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change, and explores how...

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IPCC AR5 Toolkit

Aimed at decision-makers, these two reports distil key messages for Africa and South Asia from the thousands of pages of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The reports glean the richest...

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Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Building permeable structures. Photo by Nanang Sujana

Adaptation context

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in...

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Bio-toilets: Transforming Indian Sanitation

Constructing a bio-toilet

Sanitation facilities in India are alarmingly poor with over 600 million people (half of India's population) having no access to toilets and...

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A local vision of climate adaptation: Participatory urban planning in Mozambique

Summary

With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement city’, or the old...

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

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Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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Strengthening climate resilience in African cities - A framework for working with informality

Summary

What opportunities and challenges does climate compatible development present in the context of rapidly growing cities across the African continent, where two key features are...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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Climate Ready Forestry at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

Herders watering camels in a makeshift trough, herders are taking advantage of the rains to water their livestock after a long period of drought. Image: Flickr by Ann Weru/...

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Loch Leven Nature Reserve

Actions to increase adaptive capacity to changing rainfall patterns in the Loch Leven Nature Reserve

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Nigg Bay Nature Reserve

In response to sea-level rise, managed coastal realignment was undertaken in Nigg Bay, Scotland, allowing the saltmarsh to re-establish naturally.

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

Photograph by Viv Halcrow

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the...

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Mali NEEDS climate change project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Mali’s economy is dependent upon the country’s natural...

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Adaptation options for S. African agriculture

Agriculture in South Africa. Image:© Creative Commons World Bank Image

Executive Summary

This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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