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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

Summary

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch), which the IPCC...

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Learning Through Collaboration

Learning through Collaboration

The CIRCLE-2 partners consider transfer of the knowledge generated by adaptation research investments in Europe to be potentially useful for developing countries, which are more vulnerable to climate change and its impacts than most European countries. 

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Weather Data Platform for Improved Agriculture and Climate Adaptation

aWhere

aWhere Weather provides users with a powerful research and decision-making tool for use in agricultural development and environmental initiatives. 

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Securing Livelihoods in Rangpur

VSO Bangladesh: Securing livelihood with GBK Rangpur from Carolien Pronk on Vimeo.

VSO Bangladesh works with PJKUS, a local partner organisation in Rangpur. With the help of...

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Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

Executive Summary

The unimpeded growth of greenhouse gas emissions is raising the earth’s temperature. The consequences include melting glaciers, more precipitation, more and more extreme...

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Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Bhutan and Nepal

Both Bhutan and Nepal understand the importance of addressing climate impacts. They have strengthened their commitment to managing the impacts of climate through several efforts including the...

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hi

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Climate Himalaya

Fostering Knowledge, Innovation and Climate Change adaptation in Himalayan region

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Using downscaled climate data

Rainfall anomalies for Juba, South Sudan

To develop suitable adaptation strategies it is important to build up an understanding of what the climate is in the area you...

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Bangladesh: Climate Projections

Climate change projections

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen in the Related...

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Nepal: Climate projections

Climate change projections for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008 and provides a summary of climate change as currently...

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Sri Lanka Climate Projections

Climate change projections

 The temperature projection for Asia is for warming to accelerate. The rate of warming in the South Asia is projected to be significantly faster than that seen in the...

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Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies

The Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) is an independent, non-profit, non-government, policy, research, and implementation institute working on Sustainable Development (SD) at loca

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Literature

Selected Oxfam Publications on Climate Change Adaptation, General Articles

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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

Policy Briefing - Climate Change in Bangladesh

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Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries for Adaptation to Climate Change (CLACC)

CLACC was initiated by IIED in 2004 and supports LDCs to adapt to climate change. Because their degree of vulnerability is high, the programs in LDCs require long-term capacity strengthening...

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BAIRA

Activities

A lack of cultivatable space over the long flooding period is a vital concern in the haors of Bangladesh as it restricts the livelihoods of the local communities. To overcome this...

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