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Abstract

The agricultural sector of Andean countries like Peru and Bolivia perceives the consequences of climate change in increasing water stress due to melting glaciers and changing...

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Vulnerable communities

Indigenous knowledge and practices were investigated in the local communities that have been severely affected by the impacts of climate change in recent years in Bac Kan province. The...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 2

The methodological approach can be summarized as follows:

Bibliographical study

Documenting the climate scenario envisaged for Mali and predicting the impacts on water resources in the...
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Key Findings from Suriname NCAP Project

Adaptation Measures

The impact assessments and scenarios developed in the context of this project all confirm the findings and conclusions from previous studies that climate change will...

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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction

The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which...

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Suriname NCAP Project

Coastal erosion in Suriname

The Republic of Suriname, situated on the northeast coast of South America, occupies 163,265km² of which about 90% is covered with...

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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:

Documentary...
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Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

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Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller

Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia

Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for...

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Mali NCAP Project

Community Meeting in Massabla

Introduction

Like many sub-Saharan countries, Mali already experiences the effects of severe droughts and rainfall variability, leading...

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Key findings from Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below.

For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for...

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Methodology of Suriname NCAP Project

In order to develop and formulate specific adaptation measures for Paramaribo and Wanica, the study started with a detailed description and updating of the present conditions in the study area in...

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Lessons learned from Vietnam NCAP Project

In recent decades Thua Thien Hue Province has experienced an increase in climate change-related events: significant increases in temperature, wet season rainfall, flooding and inundation have been...

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Key findings from Guatemala NCAP Project

Assessing Impacts

Having developed the WEAP applications for the Rio Naranjo and Rio San Jose/Rio Shutaque catchments it was possible to assess what the impact would be on critical water factors....

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Methodology of Mongolia NCAP Project

In the context of the NCAP project, four interrelated studies were carried out to further develop the understanding of climate change vulnerabilities in Mongolia, with a special focus on rural...

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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation

Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project...

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Key findings from Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex

Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area.

An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the...

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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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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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Key findings from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Coping Measures: Inherent Resilience

Coping practices are often spontaneous and an immediate response of vulnerable people to different shocks. People use the means that are available to them in...

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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology

An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was...

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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations

The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border....

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Climate change modelling and analysis for Mozambique

This article summarises key points from a report by Mark Tadross, of the Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town, titled Climate Change modelling and analysis for Mozambique...

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Methodology of Bangladesh NCAP Project

Methodology

The activities of the Netherlands Climate Change Assistance Program (NCAP) have been designed in order to explain the three common questions: what are the demands of...

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