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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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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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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought

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Drought events associated with climate variability and climate change have become more pronounced in Kenya in recent years,...

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Mozambique Climate Analysis

About the report

This report uses historical data and climate projections to assess how climate change may affect the operations of Mozambique's Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades...

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Adaptation Fund: reducing floods and droughts

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Status: Approved

Project approved for funding by the Adaptation Fund Board, June 2010

Project description

Nicaragua suffers...

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Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda

Abstract

This report concludes that existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Rwanda, i.e. has a current adaptation deficit, and that future climate change will lead to...

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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

Key Messages Existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Kenya. Periodic floods and droughts (extremes) cause major macro-economic costs and reductions in economic growth....
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Economics of Adaptation Ethiopia

EACC in Ethiopia

The EACC study team has taken two missions to Ethiopia to inform the Government and local stakeholders of the study and to collaborate with the Government and the National...

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Economics of Climate Change in Mozambique

Lessons and Recommendations

Rather than climate change eclipsing development, it is important to think of socio-economic development as overcoming climate change. The best adaptation to...

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Economics of climate change in Ghana

Lessons and Policy Recommendation

AgricultureThere is a need to (a) increase investment in agricultural R&D, backed by extension services, to produce new crops and livestock, as well...

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Costs of sea-level rise in Senegal

Summary

This book provides a comprehensive information source on The Netherlands Climatic Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) and describes the achievements and experiences in the...

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AIACC: Adaptation costs and benefits, S. Africa

Abstract

The broad objective of AIACC project 47 was to develop the capacity to estimate and compare the benefits and costs of projects in natural resource sectors that reduce the expected...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impact of sea level rise in Egypt

Egypt has a coastal zone of more than 3,500 km long and contains 40% of the...

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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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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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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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ACCCA Nigeria

The Nigerian coast is one of the low lying lagoonal Western African coasts, which is likely to experience severe impacts from flooding as a result of rising sea levels and climate change. Nigeria also has low adaptive capacity due to its limited experience with adaptation techniques. Livelihoods are now recognized as a key element in people’s adaptive capacity and vulnerability to climate-related stresses. 

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ACCCA Bangladesh

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This project aims to develop a community-driven adaptation plan of action, as well as to facilitate the mainstreaming of climate...

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ENDA Communities, W. Zambia project

''The flood that comes every year can make or destroy our way of life. It has always been that way but these days we see more extremes of flood or drought and this is causing serious problems with...

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Global Initiative on Community Based Adaptation (GICBA)

Collective learning on Community Based Adaptation

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ACCCA Afram Plains

ACCCA Ghana poster

The broad purpose of this project is to design and implement successful and sustainable climate change adaptation strategies that address food...

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Maradi Climate Projections

Change in precipitation for the period 2046-2065

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African monsoon, the role that land...

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Climate projections for Banjul

Change in rainfall for the period 2046-2065 from various climate models.

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African...

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