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Delta Api Bali

Participatory mapping

Delta Api Bali is a collaborative participatory mapping project for climate change adaptation in Bali. Participatory mapping by villagers is a...

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Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project

In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture.

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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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Global Landscapes Forum

Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo credit: C.E. Manchego

Global Landscapes Forum Multifunctional landscapes and land uses are at the heart of the intertwined challenges...
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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Community adaptation action planning in Niger

This project example outlines the participatory process through which community-based adaptation
 action planning (CAAP) was carried out with 20 pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities in the...

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Participatory scenario planning in Kenya

This case study introduces and reflects on the use of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Garissa, Kenya.

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Rural Nepal

Using Mobile Phones to Reduce the Adversities of Climate Change in Rural Nepal

The initiative aims to build resilience by improving the livelihood assets of vulnerable communities, and the work reported here focuses on the rural communities around South-Central Nepal.

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PREFUS - Pathways of Resilience to Future Storms

Project Details

The PREFUS project is co-led by Dr Jadu Dash and Dr Emma Tompkins at the University of Southampton, and Dr John Duncan is a full time researcher on the project. It is a...

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial is

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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Cape Town lessons in adapting

How to be a municipality that is adapting well: lessons from within the City of Cape Town from weADAPT

Since 2006 there have been efforts within the City of Cape Town local government...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

Summary

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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CARE CBA case studies

A collection of 16 CARE International CBA case studies

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by CARE about Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change, and explores how...

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IPCC AR5 Toolkit

Aimed at decision-makers, these two reports distil key messages for Africa and South Asia from the thousands of pages of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The reports glean the richest...

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Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Building permeable structures. Photo by Nanang Sujana

Adaptation context

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in...

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Bio-toilets: Transforming Indian Sanitation

Constructing a bio-toilet

Sanitation facilities in India are alarmingly poor with over 600 million people (half of India's population) having no access to toilets and...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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A local vision of climate adaptation: Participatory urban planning in Mozambique

Summary

With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement city’, or the old...

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Strengthening climate resilience in African cities - A framework for working with informality

Summary

What opportunities and challenges does climate compatible development present in the context of rapidly growing cities across the African continent, where two key features are...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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