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Rainwater harvesting system for small-scale irrigation

This case study discusses the use of an innovative and cost-efficient roof catchment rainwater harvesting system for off-season small-scale irrigation developed by IDE Honduras and Ennos AG.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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Adaptation Fund Projects in Action

VIDEO: An overview of Adaptation Fund projects under implementation all over the world. 

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Cocoa farmers plan for climate change

Through providing basic climate information and training, cocoa farmers in Central America are now better prepared for climate change. 

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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Impacts on food security in Honduras

Summary

In 2011, the Government of Honduras asked IFAD (www.ifad.org) to prepare a project proposal aimed at increasing the climate resilience of agricultural production chains, protecting...

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CASCADE project

Climate models indicate that Central America will likely experience warmer and drier seasons and increases in the frequency of extreme weather events as a result of climate change. Smallholder farmers are likely to be particularly vulnerable to these expected changes due to their high dependence on agriculture for their livelihoods and their limited resources and capacity to cope with shocks. There is therefore an urgent need to identify strategies that help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change. Improving the productivity and resiliency of smallholder farming systems is also critical for alleviating poverty and achieving food security.

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FORCC Laos PDR

This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change. 

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FORCC Honduras

This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change.

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FORCC Burkina Faso

This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change.

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Forests and Climate Change Toolbox

The Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed by CIFOR and the World Agroforestry Centre to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests...

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Microinsurance

Introduction

Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to...

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