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Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention

A key professional agency to fulfill the public health function of Shanghai Municipal government.

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United Nations Development Programme / Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP)

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

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CARE International

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.

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Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services, Bangladesh

CEGIS' mission as a scientifically independent center of excellence is to support the management of natural resources for sustainable socio-economic development using integrated environmental analy

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Institute of Biometeorology (National Research Council)

The Institute of Biometeorology (IBIMET) of the National Research Council (CNR), Italy, is engaged in a wide spectrum of research activities in basic and applied meteorology, climatology, ecosystem

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Adaptation to Climate Change Team

ACT brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind climate change issues and identify oppor

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ESCWA-Sida

Arab Region PRELIMINARY Domain

1st RCA4 test simulation; mean annual temperature (1989-91)

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BEN HAYYAN Aqaba International Laboratories

Inspired with its vision and mission, and striving to become a provider of Excellence in food and environment analytical and advisory services, BEN HAYYAN – Aqaba International Laboratories – was e

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Danish International Development Agency

Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), is a Danish organization inside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, setup to provide humanitarian help and assistance in developing countri

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Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

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Tearfund

Tearfund is a Christian international aid and development agency working globally to end poverty and injustice, and to restore dignity and hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. 

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Women's Environment and Development Organisation

As a global women’s advocacy organization, WEDO envisions a just world that promotes and protects human rights, gender equality and the integrity of the environment.

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Methodology of Tanzania NCAP Project

The methodologies in the NCAP Tanzania project sits in the broader framework of vulnerability, resilience and adaptive capacity.

Rufiji Methods

The table below details the...

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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...

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Methodology of Mongolia NCAP Project

In the context of the NCAP project, four interrelated studies were carried out to further develop the understanding of climate change vulnerabilities in Mongolia, with a special focus on rural...

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Examples of conventional microinsurance schemes

The most common type of conventional microinsurance offered is Health insurance, however property and accident insurance is also offered by some providers.

Yeshavini Trust, India: Health...
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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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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 2

The methodological approach can be summarized as follows:

Bibliographical study

Documenting the climate scenario envisaged for Mali and predicting the impacts on water resources in the...
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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale)

The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical,...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 1

Methodology

In addition to experts opinions, the methodological approaches that were used in this study are as follows:

Data collection was conducted in three phases:

Documentary...
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Lessons learned from Ghana NCAP Project

Lessons Learned and Strategic Recommendations

Ample evidence is now available that climate variability and climate change are having profound effects on socioeconomic development and the...

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Vulnerability definitions

This articles bring together definitions of climate change vulnerabillity

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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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