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

Flooding in Mozambique ©noticieromilamex

Project description

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

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Overcoming the Barriers

Executive Summary

Climate change is a huge threat to all aspects of human development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for poverty reduction. Until recently, donor...

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Oxfam Australia

We believe that in a wealthy world, poverty is unjustifiable and preventable.

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Oxfam Hong Kong

Oxfam Hong Kong began in 1976, when volunteers came together, opened a second-hand shop, and raised funds for anti-poverty projects around the world.

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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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BOMA Project

Donkey's being used to fetch supplies for new village kiosk

BOMA uses innovative microfinance and job-skills training programs to help the pastoral nomads of Northern...

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Mainstreaming EbA in Nepal

Nepal

Nepal is characterised by a range of climatic and ecological zones - from low-lying tropical areas (Tarai region), through temperate hills and mountains, to the alpine Himalayas -...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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Gazi mangrove restoration project

The WD-NACE team visited the womens' community group in Gazi who maintain and manage a mangrove ecosystem restoration project. Gazi Bay is bordered by 6.2 square kilometres (2.4 square...

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Gazi FLS

The WD-NACE team visited Gazi landing site, an artisinal fishery where more than 100 fishers currently operate in the inshore waters and around the reef. There are around 15 motored and 50...

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Palli Karma -Sahayak foundation

PKSF was established by the Government of Bangladesh in 1990 as the apex organization with the mandate to alleviate poverty through generating employment.

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Developing quantitative indices for Nepal

In the next steps quantitative indicators of vulnerability are developed by linking to the qualitative concerns revealed in the exposure matrix. As shown in Table 2 the aim is to link the...

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Mainstreaming CBA in national programs

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Morocco is very vulnerable to Climate Change. Infact, its major socio economical sectors and main ecosystems are extremely sensitive to...

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Oxfam America

Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and injustice.

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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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Rufiji Findings

Over 90% of households indicated that they relied upon means other than agriculture to survive flood and drought. All households interviewed indicated that agriculture did not provide enough food...

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Ghana Climate and Poverty

There is a strong relationship between climate and poverty levels. The key findings of the study showed that districts that fall within ecological zones with high temperature and low rainfall...

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Rural women and climate change

Despite the many fresh water resources in Mukono district, the water sources are highly contaminated and communities in this region are still affected by climate change and its impacts....

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Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems

This project looks at the relationship between governance, power and knowledge structures and how these influence behaviour, actions and decision taking for sustainable social-ecological ecosystems.

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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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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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Why Climate Change Adaptation is important to Oxfam

Why Climate Change Adaptation is important to Oxfam

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Tanzania NCAP Project

Mushi region with Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. Photo by Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Introduction

The Tanzanian NCAP report explains vulnerability by exploring the constraints and...

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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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