All articles for the topic: Human geography

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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Report: Urbanisation, Poverty, Climate Change Vol 1 & 2

This synthesis report showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.

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Adaptation options for S. African agriculture

Agriculture in South Africa. Image:© Creative Commons World Bank Image

Executive Summary

This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate...

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Bologna Local Urban Environment Adaptation Plan for a Resilient City (BLUE AP)

Adaptation context

The City of Bologna covers an area of approximately 14 hectares, has a population of about 380,000 inhabitants, and is a strategic hub of the national road and rail...

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Making a community map- Banjul, Gambia

ATK Resource Mapping Tool

Describing the resource mapping method where participants construct a map illustrating the main natural and physical resources of the site.

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Participatory 3D modelling in the BoeBoe community, Choiseul, Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands, the BoeBoe community is utilizing a participatory 3D modeling tool to help spur discussions on possible climate change issues.

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Indigo development & change

Mission Statement

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Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

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

Vulnerability, policy and financial analyses were used to explore the potential and compatibility of the modified taungya system (MTS) in Ghana.

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Community participation and monitoring

An effective participatory development depends on good practice in three areas: respect of basic principles, design of a good process and good selection of tools or methods.

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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis.

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Photograph of participatory resource mapping in the community of San Silvestre, Bolivia

Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes? The main purpose, and the power, of any participatory approach, is reflection on the material generated to identify what has real meaning, and thus to ensure that the information that comes out of discussions results in real action.

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Methodology of Vietnam NCAP Project

The project combined various stakeholder approaches with water modeling.The technical tools were selected and deployed by the IMHEN on the basis of the need to provide reliable, scientifically-...

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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar

Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling...

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