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A significant decrease in risks from flooding, from new crops along the edges of Qaraniki Creek, Fiji.

An introduction to adaptation

Intro to adaptation with principles and updated links to adaptation content.

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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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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring

(Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941)

We hypothesize...

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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

 The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues...

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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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 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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Creating a resilient community refuge for flood events, UK

This case study describes how the community living in the village of Hoveringham identified an opportunity to increase resilience by improving their village hall so that it can be used as a flood refuge.

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Biodiversity

This case study describes restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam.

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Communication

This case study describes Gloucestershire Village Agents, who support people aged 50+ in rural areas of Gloucestershire during disasters.

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Inda case study in ORCHID project

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Adaptation tools, Case study: PACT

PACT is applied to help companies assess their strategic exposure to climate change, analyze their resilience or vulnerable, and identify possible projects which offer win-win outcomes.

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Adaptation Fund: Enhancing resilient agriculture

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Project background and context

Traditional agricultural practices that communities rely on in the Solomon Islands have been placed under...

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Land degradation

UNDP, through its Community-Based Adaptation Programme (CBA), is assisting communities in Niger to respond to climate change and combat land degradation. The 5-year, programme is working to...

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Response to impacts of glacial retreats

The project will support five pilot activities in Peru in response to the impacts of the rapid glacial retreat of the tropical Andes. Glacial melt and retreat pose significant threats to water...

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Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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Adaptation Rufiji Valley

As part of the NCAP project, resilience and vulnerability in the Rufiji valley of Tanzania are assessed in relation to locally defined poverty indicators and are heavily determined by the...

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Water Scarcity

The main goal of the Yemen NCAP project was to mainstream priority adaptation activities that would build resilience against increasing water scarcity among vulnerable communities, sectors...

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