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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.

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Economics of adaptation Burundi

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

Project summary: Increased...
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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 (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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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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ADAM: Mainstreaming Adaptation Into Regional Land Use Planning In the Guadiana River Basin

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The objective of the...

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

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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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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010. The focus is on...

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Short course training: Mapping adaptation networks in Asia

We conducted a knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology to introduce the importance of understanding the institutional landscape in which we work. Building institutional capacity...

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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

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The ACCCA project is a project coordinated by UNITAR which many of the weADAPT partners are involved in. It draws on lessons learned about communicating climate...

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Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...

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Lessons learned from Suriname NCAP Project

Conclusion and Discussion

The activities carried out under the second phase of the NCAP programme have focused on developing a better understanding of the baseline vulnerabilities and on...

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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation

Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project...

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Designing Metrics for Adaptation

Metrics to measure progress in achieving targets for adaptation can be designed in different ways. They could be either expressed as financial commitments, linked with development targets and...

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