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ALP Adaptation Strategies Compendium

This compendium presents the range of different adaptation strategies supported by ALP in communities across the four countries where the programme is working.

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Inspiring action post COP21: the Adaptation Learning Programme

The UNFCCC Paris Agreement on climate change represents a historic commitment to tackling a global challenge and to ensure greener, climate resilient growth into the future...

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Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives

This policy brief describes a ‘co-exploration’ approach to identifying climate change adaptation needs in Accra, Ghana, and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of West Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Synthesis report: FCFA pilot phase

This report provides initial research into the use of long-term (5-40 year) climate information in Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia and the coastal cities of Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique.

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FCFA Pilot: Ghana

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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A Study to Better Understand Cookstove Business Models

This study analysed biomass cookstove business models from Asia and Africa to better understand how to build business cases to reach scale.

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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the foremost national science and technology institution in Ghana.

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in Agrarian Settings

The vast majority of work on gender and climate change adaptation treats gender as a simple either/or binary with men on one side and women on the other. This report, however, shows that...

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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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USAID National Adaptation Plans - A Compendium

Introduction

Climate change is one of the many challenges that developing nations face as they plan for the future. The 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reinforces...

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Using a local adaptive capacity framework as a starting point, this research paper analyses 7 case studies from across Africa and Asia that represent a range of different interventions.

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Climate Change and Conflict in West African Cities

Executive summary

As discussion continues over the initial findings of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is worth recalling one of...

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

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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

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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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National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS)

National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS) for Climate Change Project

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian public universities. The university is mainly based at Legon, about 12 kilometres northeast of the centre

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Capacity Building for Human Health Vulnerability in Ghana (ACCCA)

This project seeks to develop capacity to implement pre-disaster prevention and adaptation options in order to reduce the potential adverse effects of climate change on human health in Ghana.

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Participatory gender-sensitive approaches for addressing key climate change-related research issues

The researchers investigated if and how farming practices are being modified to deal with a changing environment, and the constraints and opportunities these changes pose for both men and women.

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West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use

WASCAL is an initiative of the German government to establish a center of competence on climate change and adapted land use in West Africa (for the time being, the countries involved are: Benin, Bu

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Modified taungya system in Ghana: win–win for forestry and adaptation

Forest reserve in Offinso. Photo courtesy Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Understanding the extent to which existing practices can support adaptation in societies and...

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Ghana Energy

Ghana’s energy sector has already showed signs of susceptibility to climate change, particularly the effect of highly variable precipitation patterns on hydropower production. At present 67% of...

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Ghana Water

Water Resource Management

Despite the fact that Ghana has considerable surface and groundwater resources, water resources will be hit hard under climate change. Under a changed climate, lower...

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