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National Inventory Future Glacier Lakes Peru

The following article presents the construction and usefulness of a first National Inventory of Future Glacier Lakes in the Peruvian Andes for new pathways of water and risk management.

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Moving through uncertainty, toward Research for Impact

Accepting uncertainty must be part of our unfolding research practice. This CARIAA blog post addresses the challenges posed by uncertainty and how these can be overcome.

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The R4 Resilience Initiative in Senegal

This article explains the integrated, multi-faceted approach of the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative; a ground-breaking approach for improving food security in the poorest communities.

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ODI Resilience Scan Jul-Sep 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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CEDRIG

Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Integration Guidance

CEDRIG is a practical and user friendly tool developed to systematically integrate climate, environment and disaster risk reduction into development and humanitarian aid.

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Jinsha River Basin: Integrated Water Resources and Risk Management

This Sino-Swiss project aims to improve integrated water resources management, build capacity for climate change adaptation, and thereby enhance socio-economic development in the Jinsha River Basin.

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Resilience Scan: April-June 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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Integrated Water Management in Nicaragua

This article summarizes the conclusions of a meeting on integrated watershed management in Nicaragua, with a particular focus on climate change, insurance schemes and best practice.

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Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria

We are a credible learning hub for the development-focused industry in Nigeria poised to work with you by building your capacity so that you can remodel, retool and upscale your skills-mix, program

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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IRI - International Research Institute for Climate and Society

The IRI was established as a cooperative agreement between NOAA's Climate Program Office and Columbia University.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

This document explores the impacts of climate change on livelihoods in pastoral and agro-pastoral households.

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What are the best climate adaptation options for mixed crop and livestock farmers?

This weADAPT article is a cross-post from the CCAFS blog which you can access here.   A newly released article by Philip Thornton and Mario Herrero (April, 2014) presents a way to analyse trade-offs...
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Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

The Greater Himalayan Region ©indiawaterportal.org

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This project led by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)...

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IPCC Climate Change 2014: Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. If you wish to read more about AR5 or...

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Climate change a critical issue for business according to major European companies

Climate change will affect European businesses in critical ways, making adaptation efforts instrumental for their prosperity. According to the CDP snapshot report “Climate Change Resilience in...

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Adaptation to climate change in the insurance sector

Abstract

Adaptation to climate change, particularly flood risks, may come to pose large challenges in the future and will require cooperation among a range of...

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Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit

Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit and User Guide: a comprehensive guide to planning for climate change adaptation in three steps

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ECR: Flood Management

Executive summary

In combination with sea level rise (and coastal erosion), changing rainfall patterns, including events of higher rainfall intensity, could contribute to an increased risk of...

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Strategies into Policies at District level in India

Summary

This project aimed to develop and validate risk communication products to improve the understanding of all concerned stakeholders on scientific, social and policy issues...

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