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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

Rainforest in Ghana Image: The Frog Blog

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

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

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National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS)

National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS) for Climate Change Project

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Egypt NEEDS Climate change

A boat along the Nile, Aswan, Egypt. Image © panoramio.com

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

To enhance adaptation planning...

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

A boy riding a horse in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza Image: Marko Djurica

Executive Summary

This report presents the integrated case study for Egypt carried...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Atlantic coast in Morocco. Image: © kerdowney.com/

Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coastline in Mauritius. Image: © mauritius-islander.com/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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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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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

The coast in Tanga, Tanzania. Image: ©steppestravel.co.uk

Impacts of sea-level rise in Tanzania

Tanzania has a coastline of 3,461km and consists of mangrove forests...

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WHO: Climate change and health costs

Executive Summary

Improved economic assessments of the costs associated with the health impacts of climate change can help support investment in health adaptation programmes, and support...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Mahe Island, Seychelles: Image: © zszywka.pl

Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

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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Drinking water system repair and training

Pillai Colony's new water taps

Pillai Colony, a coastal village of 160 inhabitants located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, has been facing severe...

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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

Executive Summary

To date, water resources have been overused and their true value has been underappreciated in Canada. In light of current and forthcoming challenges, including the...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

photo: eatswords

Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a new livestock umbrella...

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Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Coastal Resilience in S. Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove...

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Flooded homes in Chokwe ©Hanna Butler/ IFRC

Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium Film

This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013.

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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Tambon Klong Prasong, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Baan Klong Prasong in Krabi province is a small fisheries community, located on a medium size island, a low-lying land adjacent to the Andaman Sea in the...

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Building coastal resilience in Thong Tom Yai, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Thong Tom Yai Community is located in Thong Tom Bay in Tambon Dan Sawi, in Chumphon province in the South of Thailand. The main sources of income in Thong...

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