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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

The coast in Tanga, Tanzania. Image: ©steppestravel.co.uk

Impacts of sea-level rise in Tanzania

Tanzania has a coastline of 3,461km and consists of mangrove forests...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Mahe Island, Seychelles: Image: © zszywka.pl

Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Atlantic coast in Morocco. Image: © kerdowney.com/

Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coastline in Mauritius. Image: © mauritius-islander.com/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into Ghana's national development plans

Responding to flooding in Ghana ©UNDP in Ghana

Project description

SEI assisted Ghana’s Environmental Protection Authority and its climate change focal point to...

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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Mistra-SWECIA

Climate change is a reality and it is important to analyse the effects these changes will have on the environment and on society, as well as investigate how societies will be required to adapt...

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Visualising climate information

Presentation of main study findings, developed from the content of an ACDI seminar held on March 12th 2014.

The video above describes and discusses some of the key findings from a...

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Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses

Two emerging approaches to adaptation have gained currency over the past few years, namely Community-based Adaptation (CBA) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA). Each has its specific...

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Learning Through Collaboration

Learning through Collaboration

The CIRCLE-2 partners consider transfer of the knowledge generated by adaptation research investments in Europe to be potentially useful for developing countries, which are more vulnerable to climate change and its impacts than most European countries. 

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Adapting to A Changing Climate: Guide to Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) and Management Planning

This guide is designed for practitioners working within and with local governments and communities that normally facilitate capacity development at the community or local level.

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Perceptions of Climate Change in India

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in Vietnam

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in China

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in Indonesia

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Adaptation to climate change in the insurance sector

Abstract

Adaptation to climate change, particularly flood risks, may come to pose large challenges in the future and will require cooperation among a range of...

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Building Climate-Resilience in Agriculture and Water Sectors in Sudan

  Over 80% of the population in Sudan is directly dependent on agriculture or natural resources for their livelihood. This makes Sudan one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to...
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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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Overcoming the Barriers

Executive Summary

Climate change is a huge threat to all aspects of human development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for poverty reduction. Until recently, donor...

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Overcoming social barriers to climate change adaptation

This Background Note explores the influence of social barriers to adaptation to climate change, using insights drawn from field work in rural subsistence communities in western Nepal,...

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Climate Change and Health A Tool to Estimate Health and Adaptation Costs

The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this economic analysis tool to support health adaptation planning in European Member States. It is based on a review of the science. It is...

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