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Key findings from Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex

Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area.

An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the...

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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with...

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An introduction to adaptation

Welcome!

This page brings together some of the basic information that you should know about adaptation, the way the weADAPT group sees adaptation, and pointers to further information!

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Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially?

In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country...

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Short course training: Identification of key questions for the CCE based on V-E exercise

Note: The Climate Change Explorer (CCE) has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of...

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Oxfam Entry Page

Welcome to your Oxfam entry point into the online learning and sharing resources that weADAPT provides! You are one of the participants taking part in a one month trial during October to build...

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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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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach. A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can be...
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Ghana NCAP Project

A Ghanaian girl waits to sell water in the northern city of Tamale. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reill

Project Objectives

The NCAP funded project in Ghana was implemented over...

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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor

This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal...

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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats?

Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...

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Short course training: Exploring decision-making analysis methods

In this session, we move from identifying baseline, current vulnerability, to combining this with options for adaptation, in a scenario-based context. That is, introducing a variety of plausible...

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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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Methodology of Bolivia NCAP Project

Methodology

Social learning approach used in the project

The NCAP-Bolivia followed the principles suggested in UNDP/GEF Adaptation Policy Framework (2003) Note: The NCAP...

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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations

The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border....

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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...

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Adaptation wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels?

A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors...

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Summary methods to identifying climate vulnerability and exposure

I: Focus on key hazards or opportunities through a livelihood-exposure sensitivity matrix

A livelihood sensitivity matrix provides a starting point for determining which livelihoods are...

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Short course training: Climate risk communication exercise

Introduction to the exercise

Dissemination of information on climate change and potential extreme events helps creating awareness, preparing measures and building capacity to save lives and...

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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Methodology of Bangladesh NCAP Project

Methodology

The activities of the Netherlands Climate Change Assistance Program (NCAP) have been designed in order to explain the three common questions: what are the demands of...

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Learned lessons on key considerations for communicating climate risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to realize that the process of communicating risk needs to account for the...

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