All articles for the topic: rain

sahel farmer

Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

Read more
Redwood Avenue at Benmore Botanic Garden

Adaptation at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Investigating the impact of weather events on plants, people and infrastructure at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, and using these findings to inform adaptation.

Read more
moldova reservoir 0 - climate adaptation.

Restoring reservoirs in rural Moldova

Moldova is heavily agriculture-dependent, yet current water reserves are already classified as “insufficient”. This study documents the impact of two grant-supported pilot reservoir projects.

Read more
555ef40ec5eff16924803917-ab7ec2748c-o - climate adaptation.

Mainstreaming the Use of Climate Data by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

Climate change in Zimbabwe is reinforcing a negative seasonal cycle of increasing vulnerability - but use of climate information by small-holder farmers has been limited.

Read more
55548741632aa16890492588-d03abccfb0-o - climate adaptation.

Prioritizing Investments in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Guatemala

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

Read more
553df895ac103sk-rmavbild-2015-04-27-kl - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

Read more
553a53f3bc687sk-rmavbild-2015-04-24-kl - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of West Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

Read more
553a1260e997bsk-rmavbild-2015-04-24-kl - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of Southern Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

Read more
51dc32e06a8e8iset-policybrief-gorakhpur-130708-1 1 - climate adaptation.

Extreme Rainfall, Climate Change, and Flooding

About the Project

GEAG, Arup and ISET-International have been working together to explore the factors that lead to flooding and waterlogging within Gorakhpur. With support from the Rockefeller...

Read more
50607dc4997a3rwanda-pic - climate adaptation.

Climate analysis- Rwanda

Drought Prone areas in Rwanda (Source, NAPA Report, 2006, Data from Meteorological service /MININFRA )

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded ...

Read more
5060548619519burundi-image - climate adaptation.

Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

Read more
505c8369da1abkenya-photo - climate adaptation.

Historical climate analysis - Kenya

Minimum Temperature for Kericho, Kenya

Background

As part of the DFID project on Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya, an analysis of the historic trends in...

Read more
5023dfa4c0e8a1a - climate adaptation.

Cameroon TNS Baseline- Multiple Threats

Threats are potentially damaging influences or disturbances on the system of analysis. A system can be potentially affected by several threats of different nature at the same time, including...

Read more
525428b88149dgambia-image - climate adaptation.

Adaptation to Climate Change

Executive Summary

The Gambia, situated in West Africa, 13° 28.02' N and 16° 34.02' W, is located squarely in the river Gambia Delta, which effectively separates the country into two halves...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

Water Harvesting in Sudan

In semi arid zones such as North Darfur where the rainfall is concentrated over short periods of time, balancing water demand with supply is difficult. The regularity of rainfall and...

Read more

Senegal

Current Climate

Map of Senegal, source CIA factbook 2009

Most of Senegal has a typically tropical climate, but the northern regions lie in the Sahel. Senegal has a varied underlying...

Read more
4e760b223ca0drun-off-rainwater-harvesting-figure-14-after-comletion-of-the-rh-tank - climate adaptation.

Run-off Rainwater Harvesting

Agriculture is an integral part of rural livelihoods of communities all over the world, yet there are many instances when farmers in water scarce areas are unable to grow a successful crop...

Read more
4f325472b5a5dpicture-5 - climate adaptation.

Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

Read more

Kenya

Current Climate and Hazards

Kenya has a dipole rainy season in which the long rains are generally from March to May as the ITCZ moves northwards, and the short rains are typically from...

Read more

Georgia

Map of Georgia: Source CIA factbook

This climate analysis was produced as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (...

Read more

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...
Read more

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...

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - rain