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Muhisimbi Voice of Youth in Conservation

MUHISIMBI Voice of Youth in Conservation aims to conserve and protect nature, especially remain mountain gorillas, through development projects providing alternative livelihoods for those with limi

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. These solutions were selected for their inclusive approaches, their potential to be transferred and upscaled, as well as their extended benefits for downstream communities across the region.

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East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six (6) Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters i

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Rwanda Water Resources Board

The mission of RWB is to ensure the availability of enough and well-managed water resources for sustainable development.

Its missions are as follows:

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Rwanda Green Fund

The National Fund for Environment – FONERWA is a groundbreaking Environment and climate change Fund, established by the Rwandan Government in 2012.

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Ministry of Environment of Rwanda

The Ministry of Environment is the coordinating institution of Environment and Natural Resources Sector in Rwanda. It was established to ensure development of the environment.

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Rwanda Rural Rehabilitation Initiative

Rwanda Rural Rehabilitation Initiative (RWARRI) is a national Non-Governmental Organization whose idea was conceived in 1994 in Kenya but started its operations in Rwanda in 1995.

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Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) into National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

These guidelines aim to help adaptation practitioners at national and local levels to factor ecosystem functions and services into a country's National Adaptation Plan processes and instruments.

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Migration and Sustainable Mountain Development

This publication seeks to provide insights into the complex migration processes and the resulting opportunities and challenges for mountain communities and regions.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Rwanda: Early Warning Climate Forecasting

This project built an early warning climate system to help farmers prepare in advance for extreme weather in Rwanda.

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Nile Basin Discourse Forum Rwanda

Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) is a network of Civil Society organization established in 2003 with the support of World Bank to strengthen civil society participation in Nile basin development processe

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Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

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What farmers know about climate information services in Rwanda

This Info Note shares insights into the status and needs for climate information services for agriculture in Rwanda.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa & a series of climate factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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University of Rwanda College of Agriculture, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine

The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine(CAVM) is one of the 6 colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR), created in 2013.

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Water and Sanitation Corporation

The Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) is the entity setup to manage the water and sanitation services in Rwanda as a result of the Government of Rwanda (GoR) decision to unbundle the nationa

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Association pour la Conservation de la Nature au Rwanda

ACNR is a Rwandan non-governmental membership association (around 150 members) founded by students and teachers of the National University of Butare (today’s Huye – Southern Rwanda) in 1992.

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Adaptation Fund Projects in Action

VIDEO: An overview of Adaptation Fund projects under implementation all over the world. 

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Synthesis report: FCFA pilot phase

This report provides initial research into the use of long-term (5-40 year) climate information in Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia and the coastal cities of Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique.

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FCFA Pilot: Rwanda

FCFA Rwanda Pilot Study: Summary

The Rwanda FCFA case study was undertaken by the Global Climate Adaptation Partnerships (GCAP), working with the UK Met Office and Atkins. The case study...

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COBAM Rwanda Vulnerability

A regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five landscapes of the Congo Basin.

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five landscapes of the Congo Basin as part of the ‘Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)’ project. This briefing note summarises the results for the Virunga landscape around Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda along the borders of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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