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The BioClim climate change adaptation strategy project, Estonia

The BioClim project contributed to the compilation of the Estonian national climate adaptation strategy and action plan. It considers two general themes: natural environment and bioeconomy.

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MOUNTAIN EVO - Nepal Case Study

This Mountain-EVO case study focuses on the Upper Kaligandaki basin in Nepal due to its relative accessibility and the strategic links with local development actors. 

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Summary

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected...

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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation.

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is an international network of independent affiliate member organisations working in the field of development cooperation and emergency response.

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Chololo Ecovillage

A model of good practice in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement is part of a team of six agencies working to transform Chololo, near Dodoma, into...

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Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

Bean being grown on fanya juu terraces in Lanzi

Project Context

The project site is located in the Uluguru Mountains (UM).These mountains have Watershed and...

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Vallegrande Climate Hazards

Climate

Monthly Precipitation Average in the Vallegrande Region (1971-2001)

The meso-thermal sub-humid dry climate is predominant in the region with low levels of water in the...

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Ghana Water

Water Resource Management

Despite the fact that Ghana has considerable surface and groundwater resources, water resources will be hit hard under climate change. Under a changed climate, lower...

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Ghana Land Management

The lack of adequate land management practices has contributed towards a number of critical problems including a decline in soil quality, a reduction in biomass production, a disruption of...

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Bangladesh

Summary of country findings: Bangladesh

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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Natural Resource Management and Climate Change

Natural Resource Management and Climate Change

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Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

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How to practice soil fertility

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi-arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in...

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Using Integrated Soil Fertility Techniques in Semi-Arid Areas

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in...

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Using Indigenous Knowledge to Adapt to Climate Change in Bolivia

The flooding that devastated the Amazonian department of Beni in 2008 was the worst in at least fifty years, affecting 118,000 people and around three quarters of the total surface area of...

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