All articles for the topic: ENvironmental

ecosystems - climate adaptation.

Ecosystems

One of the main impacts will be the loss of the Sundarbans, the coastal mangroves on the Western coast, the habitat for several valuable species which act as a barrier against storm surge...

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flooding - climate adaptation.

Flooding

Bangladesh is located on a floodplain of three major rivers and their tributaries. One-fifth of the country is flooded every year, with up to two-thirds in extreme years, due to...

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infrastructure - climate adaptation.

Sea Level and Infrastructure

A 1 m rise in sea level would inundate 18% of Bangladesh’s total land, directly threatening 11% of the country’s population. Impacts would be mostly around Dhaka and Khulna region....

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agriculture - climate adaptation.

Agriculture

Bangladesh’s economy is primarily agricultural, accounting for 63% the labour force and 35% of GDP. The North- and South-western regions are drought-prone, with late arrival or early...

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Delhi temperature changes

Change in temperature 2046-2065

Average maximum temperatures in Delhi for mid-century are expected to increase in the range of 0.6-2°C and 2.2-4.2°C depending on the...

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livelihoods - climate adaptation.

Livelihoods

The sectoral and health impacts of climate change are expected to have negative effects on livelihoods in terms of employment, income and consumption (including food security), and result...

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Assessment

TE2100 Flood Risk Management Plan

Led by the Environment Agency, the Thames Estuary 2100 project (TE2100) was established in 2002 with the aim of developing a long-term tidal flood risk...

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Adapting pastoral and agricultural practices

This project aims to foster sustainable water management, agricultural, and pastoral practices that will help local residents better deal with current and future environmental challenges. The...

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Land degradation

UNDP, through its Community-Based Adaptation Programme (CBA), is assisting communities in Niger to respond to climate change and combat land degradation. The 5-year, programme is working to...

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Coastal Afforestation

The project will implement community-based climate risk reduction measures in targeted communities that are especially vulnerable to climate change. In particular, the project will ensure that...

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Response to impacts of glacial retreats

The project will support five pilot activities in Peru in response to the impacts of the rapid glacial retreat of the tropical Andes. Glacial melt and retreat pose significant threats to water...

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r tow tanzania 105 4218 - climate adaptation.

Mainstreaming CC in IWRM

Introduction

The Pangani River Basin drains Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru in northern Tanzania and flows to the Indian Ocean in the township of Pangani in Tanga Region. The River and its...

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brazil - climate adaptation.

Resistance to droughts

Cashew

Brazil (Trocaire)

The project will organize local communities to implement a low cost adaptation and mitigation measures that will improve their well-being. It promotes the...

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pa - climate adaptation.

Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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RVCC

Activities

3 year action learning project in communities in the southwestern region. Approach was to promote and test strategies and technologies to reduce the vulnerability of the poorest to...

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BAIRA

Activities

A lack of cultivatable space over the long flooding period is a vital concern in the haors of Bangladesh as it restricts the livelihoods of the local communities. To overcome this...

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 41558920 drought1 bbc - climate adaptation.

Drought vulnerable community

Dry spells lead to drought

Activities

The project aims to enhance the adaptive capacity of the drought vulnerable community in the North West Region of Bangladesh....

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malawi action aid - climate adaptation.

Flooding and drought

Activities

The project aims minimize the impact of flooding and drought by strengthening drought and flood mitigation among rural poor in the district and reduce the...

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Pastoral Livelihoods

Activities

This research aims to analyse the capacity of different categories of pastoral people to adapt to climate change. Another aim will be to understand whether decentralisation provides...

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trocaire - climate adaptation.

Increased adaptive capacity

Irrigation

Activities

By introducing irrigation technology that is clean and efficient, promoting fuel-efficient technologies that reduce fuel-wood consumption and...

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Droughts

Sand dam rainwater harvesting

Activities

This project aims to enable communities in the Central South, North East, and North West zones of Somalia to adapt to...

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Adaptation to climate change

Activities

The project aims to create necessary conditions to promote adaptation to climate change and climate variability in national policies, plans and also at the local community level which...

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African Centre for Technology Studies

The African Center for Technology and Science is a Nairobi-based international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledg

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is an autonomous body within the United Nations with a mandate to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through training and research. 

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