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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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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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Community Based Adaptation in Coastal Pakistan

In 2008, Oxfam GB in Pakistan undertook community-based research to better understand the implications of climate change for communities living in the Badin coastal region of Pakistan....

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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Adapting coffee farming

Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative is an organisation of smallholder coffee farmers who produce washed Arabica for the speciality coffee market and live and work on the steep slopes of Mount...

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Adapting to drought in Tanzania

Risk in the village of Msomera, in the Handeni District of Tanzania, is associated with a long history of drought and associated environmental problems. Being poor, this village is...

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Ganda

The project is located in the Djimbala region, based on the principle of participation and accountability of rural communities along the Inland Delta of the Niger River, in the restoration of...

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Maize-based Subsistence Farming System

Farmers in Chikwawa grow a number of crops, alongside maize, to meet their subsistence needs, which are affected by flooding and droughts, expected to increase in magnitude and frequency...

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Rice-based Salinity-prone Production System

As global sea levels rise, salt water intrusion leads to rising salinity levels, threatening agricultural production. It is a race to develop and employ increasingly salt tolerant...

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Maize-based Integrated Farming System

Farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal rely on a mixture of crops, animals and forest products for their livelihoods for their subsistence. Climate change threatens the system in a number of...

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Small-holder Coffee Cash Cropping System

The ability of the Rwandan coffee sector to compete in the global market by producing the highest quality of coffee is threatened by climate change at a number of stages along the supply...

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Pastoral System

The dryland areas of Tanzania are characterised by an extensive livestock system, where pastoral communities use cattle to meet many of their needs and as a store of wealth. Their...

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weADAPT Google Tour Example

If you would like more information on how to share your own projects with the climate adaptation community, please contact info@weadapt.org.

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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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AdaptCost

The AdaptCost Africa project, funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Norway Partnership, is producing a range of estimates of the financial needs for climate...

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Mediation

Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation requires a combination of generic and context-specific knowledge. Currently, the availability of such knowledge in Europe is...

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CIRCE: Oran Climate Data

Annual rainfall in Oran 1926-2007

Oran is located in a semi-arid region bordered by the Saharan desert to the south and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. The...

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Case Study: West Nile Delta

The West Nile delta is an important region for agriculture, tourism and industry. Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate existing problems of coastal erosion and salt-water intrusion....

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Case Study: Tal Hadya

Wheat growing in Tal Hadya: Photo ICARDA

Tel Hadya is a water scarce area in the North of Syria. During the last 30 years droughts have frequently led to crop failure...

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Case Study: Judean foothills

Landscape around the Judean Foothills

The Judean foothills are located in the southern part of Israel between the Mediterranean and the Judean Mountains, and are rich...

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Case Study: Tuscany

Tuscany is a very rural region, with an economy that is heavily dependent on agriculture, a sector that is highly sensitive to climate change, as highlighted in recent years by climate...

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Case Study: Cullera Bay

Cullera Bay is an important habitat for seagrass, scallops, clams and commercial off-shore fish, as well as an important recreational area. It is however, a classic example of a multi-...

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Case Study: Ebro Delta

Ebro Delta from above

The Ebro delta is a good example of the vulnerability of Mediterranean deltaic environments to climate change, and the interactions between...

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