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Adaptation versus coping

Sometimes, the terms ‘adaptation’ and ‘coping’ are used interchangeably. This has led to a lot of confusion. Comparing and contrasting characteristics is one way to understand their similarities...

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Nepal Understanding Trends

Impacts of rising temperature

While the magnitude of change is uncertain, it is clear that the climate of Nepal will warm significantly in the coming century. The impact of this warming...

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Nepal Identifying Hazards

This article describes a process used for mapping climatic hazards in Nepal.

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Nepal Conditions and Trends

 

Highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country where climate-related hazards are experienced or likely to be felt is a key step in identifying intervention areas. The...

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Nepal Vulnerability Assessment

The process begins with vulnerability exposure analysis. This links to a participatory exercise on defining scenarios of the reference vulnerability (changes in exposure unit), climatic stresses...

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Nepal Disasters Background

A description of Nepal's vulnerability to disasters, including weather related disasters such as floods, storms, landslides and avalanches.

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Nepal: Adaptation Options

The major impact from floods and landslides on the victims' livelihoods are reduction in income source and in availability of agricultural production. These impacts affect the daily food...

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Nepal: Policy Recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Policy makers from all sectors urgently need to...

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Nepal: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Climate change is currently...

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Nepal: Climate projections

Climate change projections for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008 and provides a summary of climate change as currently...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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Oxfam CCA Case Studies

Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Case Studies

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Example of a livelihood sensitivity matrix

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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection

Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield

Overview

The current focus on social protection programmes has...

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Circe foundation paper

Rationale

This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by...

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Social learning

Social learning develops the actors' ability to improvise; it requires investment in relationships and trust building, respect for difference and appreciation of other ways of seeing the world.

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Participatory tools to aid adaptation

The table below is a summary by Kathleen Dietrich of Penn State University of the some of the many different tools used by practitioners in their work on adaptation. Many of these tools started...

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Maize-based Integrated Farming System

Farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal rely on a mixture of crops, animals and forest products for their livelihoods for their subsistence. Climate change threatens the system in a number of...

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Video: Glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in the Everest region

Description: Meltdown in Nepal

This programme focuses on the impact of climate change on the glacial ecosystem in the Himalayas and its people. It was filmed entirely in the Solukhumbu district,...

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