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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar

Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling...

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Introducing Agency into Water Resource Simulation Models

Making WEAP actor-oriented

Human-environment interactions and feedback are essential to consider in IWRM research particularly where we are concerned with adaptive water management in the context...

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Methodology of Guatemala NCAP Project

Analytical Framework

The PNCC was aware that the following organizations were active in these policy dialogues. Guatemala's Agriculture Ministry (MAGA), Guatemala's National Forestry Institute (...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 2

The methodological approach can be summarized as follows:

Bibliographical study

Documenting the climate scenario envisaged for Mali and predicting the impacts on water resources in the...
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Mali NCAP Project

Community Meeting in Massabla

Introduction

Like many sub-Saharan countries, Mali already experiences the effects of severe droughts and rainfall variability, leading...

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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

Recommendations

An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits...

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Sustainable drainage

Cambridge Housing Society development of a small scale affordable housing development in Cambourne (35 dwellings, 1ha site). Sustainable drainage features included in design and...

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Using Indigenous Knowledge to Adapt to Climate Change in Bolivia

The flooding that devastated the Amazonian department of Beni in 2008 was the worst in at least fifty years, affecting 118,000 people and around three quarters of the total surface area of...

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Adapting to Drought

Like other Sub-Saharan countries, Mali has been subject to an unprecedented drought since the seventies. To seek solutions to such problem, different studies were conducted under the NCAP...

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Integrating Climate Adaptation into National Policy

The main lesson learned in the NCAP Guatemala project pertain to assessing the appropriate points of engagement for introducing climate change considerations into policy setting and...

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Water Scarcity

The main goal of the Yemen NCAP project was to mainstream priority adaptation activities that would build resilience against increasing water scarcity among vulnerable communities, sectors...

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WEAP & Google

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, California's "water tower" (Source: Chelys, 2009)

California's vulnerability to climate change is largely related to water supply. This...

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