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Energy and Environmental Concerns for Zambia

Energy and Environmental Concerns for Zambia (E.E.C.Z) is a non-governmental organisation formed and registered under the societies Act in March 2000.

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Participatory adaptation planning in rural Zambia

 

People in the Mazabuka District have experienced drought and flood episodes in recent years. They are solely dependent on mixed crop-livestock agriculture, which is entirely rain-...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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Addressing climate vulnerability in rural Sudan

 

The dominant livelihoods are herding, rain-fed farming, forestry and gum collection. People are mainly vulnerable to drought cycles and erratic rainfall. This comes on top of...

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South African small-scale farmers adapting

Farmers with weather station to monitor and record local weather

The project mainly seeks to deal with climatic risks associated with drought and water scarcity, and...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Sustainable urban drainage in new housing estate, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage in Cambridgeshire

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Urban planning

Coventry city centre is undergoing massive redevelopment and is the subject of an Area Action Plan in the Local Development Framework. An Urban Development Framework is currently being...

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Linking water management and biodiversity

Planting trees in the catchment

Somerset County Council has been working with local partners to address water management issues and climate change adaptation in...

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Biodiversity

Restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam

Restoration of...

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Improving habitat connectivity

Summary

Kent County Council worked with spatial planners, policy makers and scientists across England, France and the Netherlands to promote the importance of helping biodiversity to adapt...

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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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Floods

Summary

The village of Hoveringham is already vulnerable to flooding, and flood alleviation work upstream has increased future threat. Villagers had been told there was little hope of flood...

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Highways

Summary

The Three Counties Alliance Partnership (3CAP) collaboratively examined the likely effects of climate change on highways policies and saved significant sums of money through joint...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: UKCIP WIZARD

Description of project

The objective of the web-based high level, generic UKCIP Adaptation Wizard is to help users gain a basic understanding of climate change, and integrate climate risks...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ADAM Europe

Description of project

The Digital Compendium of the ADAM project includes: a macro-economic analysis, a meta-analysis of climate change impacts; vulnerability and adaptation assessments in...

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Adaptaton tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Dodoma, Tanzania

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Description of project

CRiSTAL is a screening tool designed to help project designers and managers integrate risk reduction and climate...

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india - climate adaptation.

Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Description of project

ORCHID is a risk management approach to portfolio screening that stresses both the risks and opportunities of climate change. It identifies how climate change...

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bacliat - climate adaptation.

Adptation tools, Case study: UKCIP BACLIAT

Description of project

The UKCIP tool BACLIAT assesses the potential impacts of climate change, using a checklist. Target user groups are corporate or multi-facility operations and non-...

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building

Adaptation tools, Case study: PACT

PACT is applied to help companies assess their strategic exposure to climate change, analyze their resilience or vulnerable, and identify possible projects which offer win-win outcomes.

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guadiana - climate adaptation.

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: SMCE/NAIADE, Chile

Description of project

In 2001, the Canadian Mining Company Noranda submitted an Environmental Impact Study (EISt) of an aluminium smelter plant project in Chacabuco bay, the main maritime...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Zambia

Description of project

The vulnerability assessment was undertaken in four ongoing field projects in Zambia, using CRiSTAL, with the purpose to get an indication of the risks related to...

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china - climate adaptation.

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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