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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought

Photo: World Bank photo collection

Drought events associated with climate variability and climate change have become more pronounced in Kenya in recent years,...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

City of Alexandria coastline: Image ©Blueskyline.com

Impact of sea level rise in Egypt

Egypt has a coastal zone of more than 3,500 km long and contains 40% of the...

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Flooding

Bangladesh is located on a floodplain of three major rivers and their tributaries. One-fifth of the country is flooded every year, with up to two-thirds in extreme years, due to...

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Agriculture

Bangladesh’s economy is primarily agricultural, accounting for 63% the labour force and 35% of GDP. The North- and South-western regions are drought-prone, with late arrival or early...

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Assessment

TE2100 Flood Risk Management Plan

Led by the Environment Agency, the Thames Estuary 2100 project (TE2100) was established in 2002 with the aim of developing a long-term tidal flood risk...

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Resistance to droughts

Cashew

Brazil (Trocaire)

The project will organize local communities to implement a low cost adaptation and mitigation measures that will improve their well-being. It promotes the...

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Adaptation to climate change

Activities

The project aims to create necessary conditions to promote adaptation to climate change and climate variability in national policies, plans and also at the local community level which...

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RVCC

Activities

3 year action learning project in communities in the southwestern region. Approach was to promote and test strategies and technologies to reduce the vulnerability of the poorest to...

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Drought vulnerable community

Dry spells lead to drought

Activities

The project aims to enhance the adaptive capacity of the drought vulnerable community in the North West Region of Bangladesh....

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Flooding and drought

Activities

The project aims minimize the impact of flooding and drought by strengthening drought and flood mitigation among rural poor in the district and reduce the...

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ENDA Communities Matam Project

This project is concerned with enhancing food security in the context of the modification of floodplain functionality as a result of hydrological regime due to climate change, and changes in...

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Climate projections for Mongu

Change in rainfall at Mongu for the period 2046-2065 from a range of climate models

Looking at the graph above there are periods in the year where there is agreement...

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Climate projections for Banjul

Change in rainfall for the period 2046-2065 from various climate models.

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African...

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ACCCA/ENDA Communities Tigray Project

Committee meeting in Kihen Tabia

Project Description

This ACCCA project brings together poor communities in drought-hit regions of northern Ethiopia with technical...

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