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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction

The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which...

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Adaptation Metrics

Towards a socio-institutional analysis of adaptation competence

Objectives

Developing actor-process metrics of adaptation focuses on the competence to achieve reductions in current...

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Participatory adaptation planning in rural Zambia

 

People in the Mazabuka District have experienced drought and flood episodes in recent years. They are solely dependent on mixed crop-livestock agriculture, which is entirely rain-...

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Addressing climate vulnerability in rural Sudan

 

The dominant livelihoods are herding, rain-fed farming, forestry and gum collection. People are mainly vulnerable to drought cycles and erratic rainfall. This comes on top of...

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Communication

This case study describes Gloucestershire Village Agents, who support people aged 50+ in rural areas of Gloucestershire during disasters.

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Rice fields, India

Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Inda case study in ORCHID project

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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Pastoral System

The dryland areas of Tanzania are characterised by an extensive livestock system, where pastoral communities use cattle to meet many of their needs and as a store of wealth. Their...

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Mediation

Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation requires a combination of generic and context-specific knowledge. Currently, the availability of such knowledge in Europe is...

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Community Based Fire Management

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The incidence of bush fires in Mozambique has become an issue of growing concern at the district and national level in recent years. These...

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Mozambique Climate Analysis

About the report

This report uses historical data and climate projections to assess how climate change may affect the operations of Mozambique's Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades...

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Flooding and drought

Activities

The project aims minimize the impact of flooding and drought by strengthening drought and flood mitigation among rural poor in the district and reduce the...

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Drought vulnerable community

Dry spells lead to drought

Activities

The project aims to enhance the adaptive capacity of the drought vulnerable community in the North West Region of Bangladesh....

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ACCCA Ouagadougou

The ACCCA project in Ougadougou is looking at adaptation in urban and peri-urban areas. Climate change has the potential to destroy the socio-economic progress that the city has...

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ACCCA Nigeria

The Nigerian coast is one of the low lying lagoonal Western African coasts, which is likely to experience severe impacts from flooding as a result of rising sea levels and climate change. Nigeria also has low adaptive capacity due to its limited experience with adaptation techniques. Livelihoods are now recognized as a key element in people’s adaptive capacity and vulnerability to climate-related stresses. 

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ACCCA Niger and Tunisia

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) member states are located within the Sahalian zone in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid dry regions with primarily agrarian economies. Stresses within...

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ENDA Communities, W. Zambia project

''The flood that comes every year can make or destroy our way of life. It has always been that way but these days we see more extremes of flood or drought and this is causing serious problems with...

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ACCCA Afram Plains

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The broad purpose of this project is to design and implement successful and sustainable climate change adaptation strategies that address food...

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ENDA Communities Banjul project

Beach erosion near Banjul, The Gambia

The main objectives of the project is identifying climate related stresses in the pilot action zone, assessing the vulnerability...

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ACCCA/ENDA Communities Tigray Project

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Project Description

This ACCCA project brings together poor communities in drought-hit regions of northern Ethiopia with technical...

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Integrated Coastal Management for Adaptation

NCAP Colombia evaluates the vulnerability of key economic sectors to climate change effects in the coastal area and identifies strategies to build capacity to cope with potential SLR-...

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Adaptation to Sea-level Rise in Bengal Bay

The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise. The tropical cyclones, which strike the coastal areas periodically, create misery and loss of life, property...

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Building National Capacity for Adaptation

The NCAP project in Ghana was implemented over the course of three years in two separate phases. The aim of the project was to strengthen national capacity in Ghana to respond to the...

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Adaptation and DRR

As a result of the combination of high exposure to climate events, high sensitivity and the low adaptation level, climate events have already severely affected poor rural communities in...

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