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Circe foundation paper

Rationale

This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by...

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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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Technology and Adaptation

Briefing Paper: Technology for adapting to climate change

Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by...

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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection

Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield

Overview

The current focus on social protection programmes has...

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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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 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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Introducing Agency into Water Resource Simulation Models

Making WEAP actor-oriented

Human-environment interactions and feedback are essential to consider in IWRM research particularly where we are concerned with adaptive water management in the context...

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ENDA Community Adaptation Pilot Action Programme

ENDA has been developing a network of pilot action projects across different ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These began in 2007 in the Upper Zambezi floodplain region of western Zambia...

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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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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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Tanzania NCAP Project

Mushi region with Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. Photo by Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Introduction

The Tanzanian NCAP report explains vulnerability by exploring the constraints and...

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Sekhukhune

Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...

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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning

The actors:

National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely...

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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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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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Guatemala NCAP Project

Introduction

The impression of Guatemala as viewed from space is that it, along with its neighbors in Central America, is relatively green and verdant. This view does not conjure up the immediate...

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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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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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Adaptation to climate change seen from a southern NGO perspective

By Lawrence Flint - ENDA TM, 2007

ENDA is one of the few truly international African NGOs whose constituency comprises African populations in urban and rural Africa, many of which have...

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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction

Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis. Not all stakeholders have...

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Risk communication in the context of climate change

This set of articles review the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the content.

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Multiple pathways

There have been many different experiences of NeWater Project partners in uncovering answers to our research questions. Depending on the goal, the context and the target audience there are...

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Mapping vulnerability

Overview

Translating indicators of vulnerability for specific exposure units/stresses (e.g populations at risk of drought) into vulnerability maps, and then defining hotspots and indicators of...

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