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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring

(Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941)

We hypothesize...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning

The actors:

National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 1

Methodology

In addition to experts opinions, the methodological approaches that were used in this study are as follows:

Data collection was conducted in three phases:

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Lessons learned from Guatemala NCAP Project

The goal of this project, finding appropriate points of engagement with actual policy setting and decision making processes for the introduction of climate change adaptation considerations, has...

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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg.

Current Climate and hazards

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From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information.

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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to...

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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats?

Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...

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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or...

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Short course training: Debate: Adaptation and development

This session explored the links and differences between adaptation and development.

While there are people that think that adaptation is not fundamentally different from development, there...

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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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ACCCA experiences: examples of risk communication strategies

The following are examples of strategies that pilot actions in the ACCCA project used to communicate risk to local communities and/or policy-makers. 

Mali

Climate Change Adaptation from the...

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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Mali

Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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weADAPT

Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008

A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP)

By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel

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Designing Metrics for Adaptation

Metrics to measure progress in achieving targets for adaptation can be designed in different ways. They could be either expressed as financial commitments, linked with development targets and...

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