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Guidance questions on describing the context

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

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Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email

The National Climate Change...

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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook

This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development...

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Methodology of Ghana NCAP Project

Phase One

At the operational level, the Ghana NCAP project was divided into two, eighteen-month phases. Mainstreaming climate change into the national development agenda was the overriding driver...

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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008

A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP)

By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel

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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography

      

Map showing Vallegrande area

The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located...

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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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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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Sekhukhune

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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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)

Project Page Introduction

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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Resilience

In seeking to situate the vulnerability of local communities in Lesotho within the wider framing of dynamic vulnerability and adaptive management theory, we have conducted an analysis of local...

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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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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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Property

Building infrastructure is a key area for adaptation planning within local authorities. This study details an approach that can be replicated in other service areas or in other property services.

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ADAM, Guadiana

Description of project

The objective of the Digital Compendium is to contribute to emerging knowledge on adaptation by acting as a portal for the dissemination of the trans-disciplinary...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID, Water Sector, China

Description of project

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and their partners to integrate risk reduction and adaptation processes...

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COBAM

Although climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies differ in many ways, synergies exist between them, particularly in the forestry sector. The objective of this project is to provide...

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Munasinghe Institute for Development

MIND is a private, nonprofit organization, established to play a key role in nurturing communities of scholars and practitioners who will address sustainable development issues worldwide and explor

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Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda

Abstract

This report concludes that existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Rwanda, i.e. has a current adaptation deficit, and that future climate change will lead to...

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