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Climate information for adaptation, risk reduction and resilience in Africa

This document explains why and how climate information is a valuable resource for rural communities and those working with them in confronting climate variability and change.

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AfDB: Integrating Climate Risk Management

Executive Summary

Climate Change and African development

Climate change is real and is happening now, with further changes inevitable. While mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions...

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

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Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a new livestock umbrella...

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Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

Introduction

Nepal is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change experienced through recurrent natural disasters such as floods, landslides and droughts. The majority of the working...

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GoLo CarSce: Global-Local Caribbean Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Scenarios

Low lying areas vulnerable to climate change. © golocarsce.

Research focus

The overall objective of the project is to help Small Island Developing States in the...

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Key Final Results

Report on Key Final Results

Overall Project Description

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development...

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Energy, Development and Climate Change: Striking a Balance

Climate change is already happening and its effects, especially on rural communities in India, are particularly adverse. The need is to highlight the key issues and understand the...

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and climate change vulnerability: Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands

A typical coastal village on Choiseul Island, in the Solomon Islands. Photo: Kat Gawlik

Adaptation context

Choiseul province (traditionally named Lauru) is the...

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Catalysing adaptive capacity for development and climate change

Abstract

There is convergence between current theory and practice in global environmental change research and development communities on the importance of approaches that aim to ‘engage and...

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Livelihoods Improvement

Summaries of different tools, methods and approaches relevant to advancing knowledge on livelihoods improvement and social change with particular emphasis on governance and institutional dynamics.

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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Socio-economic indicators of vulnerability to climate hazards in Nepal

This work on socio-economic indices was supporting research for the larger ACCCA project managed by UNITAR, which aimed to increase capacity to adapt to climate change in Nepal. 

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Dynamic Vulnerability

Vulnerability is a dynamic process, changing on a variety of inter-linked temporal and spatial scales. On the one hand, It is bounded by processes of change that can be slow or abrupt and...

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Gazi mangrove restoration project

The WD-NACE team visited the womens' community group in Gazi who maintain and manage a mangrove ecosystem restoration project. Gazi Bay is bordered by 6.2 square kilometres (2.4 square...

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Gazi FLS

The WD-NACE team visited Gazi landing site, an artisinal fishery where more than 100 fishers currently operate in the inshore waters and around the reef. There are around 15 motored and 50...

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Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.

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What weADAPT Offers

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

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Initiative

Oxfam’s one stop guide to support programme staff to integrate Climate Change Adaptation into their work.

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