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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Planning for the future and adapting to climate change in Mozambique - Lessons from ACCRA

Government and civil society members playing the ACCRA game in Maputo, Mozambique

Adaptation context

Mozambique is highly vulnerable to climate hazards, variability...

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A local vision of climate adaptation: Participatory urban planning in Mozambique

Summary

With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement city’, or the old...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Mozambique)

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Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate considerations into their...

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Tanzania using climate information case study

Coastal erosion in a village on the Bagamoyo Coast, Tanzania. Photo: Anna Taylor

Introduction

This case study provides a practical example of how to use climate...

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Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development assistance

Fig.1: Sub-national distribution of average annual climate-sensitive ODA (2006) from five main donors (Data source: ODAmoz 2009)

Abstract:

In Mozambique, weather extremes threaten...

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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Gapi - Sociedade de Investimento

GAPI’S MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

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National Disaster Management Institute

Formed in 1999, the INGC is responsible for conducting mitigation efforts (such as collection and analysis of data), undertaking preparedness measures (e.g.

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Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO) - East Africa

Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO) was initiated in 1999 as a response to the El-Niño related mass bleaching and mortality of corals in the Indian Ocean in 1998.

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DRR and Climate Change

Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change: A brief explainer

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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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World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...

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Climate adaptation in southern Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable communities

Southern Africa is faced by a number of weather and climate-related hazards, particularly cyclones, floods and droughts. The impacts and losses caused by these events are high because poverty and...

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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or...

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Methodology of Mozambique NCAP Project

Vulnerability Studies in Maputo Province

The methodology used was the same vulnerability survey protocol developed in the Tanzania NCAP project which is described in more detail in the Tanzanian...

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Africa Regional Strategy

Introduction

This short overview of climate change issues in Africa was written by Ben Smith and Anna Taylor in 2009 as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the...

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Lessons learned from Mozambique NCAP Project

Discussion and Conclusions

The majority of the people within all the study areas are vulnerable to a range of climate risks. Chronic poverty erodes the resilience of communities to external...

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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...

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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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