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Adaptation and development funding in Isiolo county

A pilot 'climate adaptation fund' has been designed to support community prioritised adaptation investments. The project is testing a structure for 'bottom-up' adaptation and development...

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Identifying low risk climate change adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences

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Inherent in every adaptation measure are risks, costs and benefits. A challenge for decision-makers is how to choose adaptations that reduce risks from climate change impacts and...

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Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

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People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change to infrastructure and human settlements, including those caused by...

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

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Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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The Economics of Climate Resilience

The Economics of Climate Resilience (ECR) has been commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations (DAs) to inform the UK’s first National Adaptation Programme and the adaptation plans of...

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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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Mainstreaming Climate Change: Thailand Case Study

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Climate change adaptation planning in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia has focused primarily on minimizing the impact of future climate change. The resulting preoccupation...

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ConcordCAN

ConcordCAN is an independent grassroots organization in Concord, Massachusetts, responding to heightened awareness of global change and peak oil.

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Community-Based Adaptation in El Salvador

This work summarizes research done on capacities and vulnerabilities of two Salvadorian campesino communities prone to annual flooding.

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Asian Development Bank

ADB is helping its Developing Member Countries (DMCs) adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change by providing support at three levels, through: regional and sub-regional cooperation and info

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World Fish Center

The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in

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Local Development Solutions for Resilient Communities

The Community-Based Adaptation project in Morocco “Land and Water protection, conservation farming and climate risk management to increase the resilience of the El Mouddaa High Altitude...

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Lake Chilwa Adaptation Programme

The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme (LCBCCAP) is a five-year programme whose overall goal is to secure the livelihood of 1.5 million people in the Lake Chilwa Basin and...

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The Political Dimension of Vulnerability

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As the availability of adaptation finance for developing countries increases, so does the need for a transparent way of prioritising countries for the allocation of money. It is...

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Risk to livelihoods through vulnerability to drought and floods is exacerbated by climate change. Lake Chilwa has dried up 8 times in past century affecting livelihoods such as fishing and...

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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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Network Rail

Summary

Network Rail have implemented a range of flood resilience measures on vulnerable lines in the South West. Network Rail's asset portfolio includes over 10,000 route miles...

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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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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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below:

Results from Rufiji

Results from...

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