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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Description of project

ORCHID is a risk management approach to portfolio screening that stresses both the risks and opportunities of climate change. It identifies how climate change...

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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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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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Adapting pastoral and agricultural practices

This project aims to foster sustainable water management, agricultural, and pastoral practices that will help local residents better deal with current and future environmental challenges. The...

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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 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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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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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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Forced Migration

Multiple stresses may result in humanitarian crises and forced migration. Research in the northern drylands of Kenya addresses the continuum from voluntary to forced migration, adaptations to...

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International Institute for Sustainable Development

IISD is in the business of promoting change towards sustainable development.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

What is IUCN?

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