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Extreme Rainfall, Climate Change, and Flooding

About the Project

GEAG, Arup and ISET-International have been working together to explore the factors that lead to flooding and waterlogging within Gorakhpur. With support from the Rockefeller...

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Climate guidance - step-by-step

A case study using step-by-step climate guidance

This case study in a suburb of the city of Cape Town, South Africa, highlights how climate information can be used to support land use management.

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Weather Data Platform for Improved Agriculture and Climate Adaptation

aWhere

aWhere Weather provides users with a powerful research and decision-making tool for use in agricultural development and environmental initiatives. 

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Mobile Monitoring System

A low cost Mobile Network System for monitoring climate and air quality of urban areas at high resolution: a preliminary application in Florence (IT) metropolitan area

The...

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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

Overview of key climate messages from Zimbabwe drawn from multiple sources of evidence

Climate feature

Key messages

Source

Past climate variability

High...

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Action Research for Community Adaptation in Bangladesh

What is ARCAB?
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Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation

Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation in Malawi

The aim of this project was to strengthen the capacity for climate adaptation in rural Malawi, particularly among smallholder farmers.

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Weathering Climate Change

Agriculture is weather dependent at the local level. Yet, currently, farmers do not have access to reliable locally relevant meteorological and agricultural information by which to plan and manage...

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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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Historical climate analysis - Kenya

Minimum Temperature for Kericho, Kenya

Background

As part of the DFID project on Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya, an analysis of the historic trends in...

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Climate Data Management in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

This study analysed the capacity of 20 weather observation stations in providing reliable and adequate climate data for effective climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi.

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Synthesis of Key Insights

The baseline assessment shed light on the current vulnerability of villages in the project site, which is essential for the evaluation of future vulnerability and possible adaptation strategies...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Differential Exposure

Differential Exposure​

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Multiple Threats

Threats are potentially damaging influences or disturbances on the system of analysis. A system can be potentially affected by several threats of different nature at the same time, including...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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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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TREE AID

TREE AID was established as a charity in 1987 by a group of foresters in response to the famine in Africa, brought to public attention by Band Aid and Live Aid.

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Forest fires and climate change

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The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Kilimanjaro Findings

Climate change projections for the Kilimanjaro region indicate a 25 to 60% increase in short rain precipitation and an increase of 20 to 45% precipitation of the long rains. Over the past thirty...

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