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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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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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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 Targets

Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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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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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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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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Outcome Mapping

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

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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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Methodology of Vietnam NCAP Project

The project combined various stakeholder approaches with water modeling.The technical tools were selected and deployed by the IMHEN on the basis of the need to provide reliable, scientifically-...

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Key findings from Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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Coordination Union for the Rehabilitation of the Environment, Malawi

CURE was established in an effort to provide technical support and improve networking amongst NGOS, the government of Malawi, donors and other organizations or individuals working in the area of th

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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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Adaptation tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Zambia

Description of project

The vulnerability assessment was undertaken in four ongoing field projects in Zambia, using CRiSTAL, with the purpose to get an indication of the risks related to...

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