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Vulnerability indices

There is wide scope for the understanding of vulnerability. The complexity of mathematically expressing it largely explains why it is not feasible to define/agree on a single vulnerability measure.

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Challenge to Change

Challenge to Change is an international NGO, established in the UK in 2008, working primarily in Vietnam.

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Acclimate

In 2008, the five member countries of the IOC decided to launch a structured initiative of adaptation to climate change in order to better understand the climate changes on a regional...

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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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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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Adaptation – just a fancy new name?

The term adaptation can refer to many different activities (including technical, institutional, legal and educational measures), implemented by different communities of practice, in different...

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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Forests and Climate Change Toolbox

The Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed by CIFOR and the World Agroforestry Centre to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests...

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Forests and climate change in Latin America

Forest ecosystems play an important role in both adaptation and mitigation and there is a need to explore the linkages between these two options in order to understand their trade-offs and synergies

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National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

Leading the research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the ris

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Founded in 1972, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research  into problems that are too large

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International Center of Physics

CIF´s Environmental Biotechnology research team works on development of natural resources appropriation strategies, as tools for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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Planning and costing agriculture’s adaptation to climate change

Introduction and study objectives

The study sought to inform climate policy by analysing agricultural adaptation in developing countries. Country case studies in Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda...

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Water company

Summary

Thames Water are keen to find positive and equitable ways of responding to the challenges presented by climate change in South East England. They are strategically...

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Adaptation in the cider industry

Summary

The National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) carried out a study on the implications of unavoidable climate change for the UK cider industry. The report was produced by the...

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Bangladesh: Policy Recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Bangladesh

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen...

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Nepal: Policy Recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Policy makers from all sectors urgently need to...

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AdaptCost

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, yet economic assessments of the costs of adaptiation are few. The AdaptCost project attempted to address this gap.

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Economics adaptation Tanzania

The development partners group, with support from UK (DFID) Government, are funding this study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The...

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Economics of adaptation Kenya

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This is the page for the Kenya National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya.

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Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

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This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.

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