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Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

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Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement

(see also Participatory Processes)

Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the...

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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary...

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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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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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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID)

This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana 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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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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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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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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Short course training: Plenary discussion of vulnerability frameworks

Go to Vulnerability Frameworks to learn about the objectives and steps of this exercise, as well as the key issues that came out when we assessed each framework in the plenary discussion.

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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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Knowledge mapping exercise for NGOs

Group III - NGOs Observations from the exercise

NetMap for civil society

Step 1: Ask: 'Who are the most important actors in your field?' (whether you interact with them or not)...

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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani)

Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic,...

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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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What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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Short course training: Introduction to the Climate Change Explorer

Note: The Climate Change Explorer 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 the...

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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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Key findings from Ghana NCAP Project

Climate Scenario Modeling

 

Projected evolution of average annual rainfall

Temperatures are expected to increase in Ghana, and by 2080 changes are expected to be the highest...

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Community participation and monitoring

An Ideal Participatory Development

Taken from Rowley and Lonsdale, submitted 2006. See also Participatory Processes and Social Learning

An effective participatory development depends on...

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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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Outcome Mapping

Outcome mapping is an innovative approach to planning, monitoring and evaluating international development work. 

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