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Economics adaptation East Africa

“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to...

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ClimateCost

ClimateCost (the Full Costs of Climate Change) is a major research project on the economics of climate change, funded from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme.

The three...

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Met Office, UK

Met Office research and development covers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and applications.

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Adaptation to Climate Change Team

ACT brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind climate change issues and identify oppor

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What is a Community-Based Adaptation Project?

We are often asked to define and articulate what a community-based adaptation project should look like, and whilst this is often riddled with difficulty the following questions should help those...

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ESCWA-Sida

Arab Region PRELIMINARY Domain

1st RCA4 test simulation; mean annual temperature (1989-91)

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Case studies analytical scope

This page is part of the Mediation Adaptation Pathfinder and documents case studies of some of the adaptation tools and appraoches featured in the Mediation project.

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Case studies sectors

Cross-sectoral

ADAM: Mainstreaming Adaptation Into Regional Land Use Planning In the Guadiana River Basin

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Summary:

The objective of the...

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Case studies goals

Awareness raising

ORCHID: Mainstreaming Adaptation In Development Investments In the Water Sector In China

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Summary:

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch...

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Analytical scope

This page explains the main findings of the review in terms of the analytical scope of adaptation tools.

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An Approach That Works at Multiple Levels

An approach that works at multiple levels

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Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.

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Lessons learned from Ghana NCAP Project

Lessons Learned and Strategic Recommendations

Ample evidence is now available that climate variability and climate change are having profound effects on socioeconomic development and the...

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Information for Country Screening

This page provides an overview of available data sources for use in vulnerability and adaptation assessments. Most of these links pertain to information on biophysical hazards and data...

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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Lessons learned from Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarises the main lessons learnt from the Colombia NAP project.

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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning

The actors:

National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely...

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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach. A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can be...
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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID)

This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana by...

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Yemen NCAP Project

Yemen's Capital, Sana'a

Linking Water Scarcity with Climate Change

Introduction

This project explored the linkages between water scarcity and climate change....

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Methodology of Yemen NCAP Project

Methodology

Sadah Basin, Sana'a Basin, and the urban/peri-urban area including and surrounding Aden City were selected as representative case study areas. The location of each site is shown on the...

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Guidance questions on describing the context

Activity working on developing a context for your specific region.

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your...

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