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Vibrant Mountain Communities Regional Development in Mountains: Realizing Potentials, Tackling Disparities

This report draws on experiences from different mountain regions to shed light on three main levers for transformation in mountain areas: inclusive planning and decision-making, equitable access to quality public services, and collaborations to spark innovation.

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PROSNOW, a novel climate service enabling real-time optimization of snow management in mountain ski resorts

PROSNOW is a prediction model for meteorological and snow conditions in ski resorts. It enables real-time optimisation of grooming and snowmaking in ski resorts, thereby supporting their activities under increasingly challenging operating conditions due to climate change.

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Climate Adaptation Platform for the Alps (CAPA)

The Climate Adaptation Platform for the Alps (CAPA) platform supports decision-makers in Alpine countries, regions and municipalities in adapting to climate change.

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University of Geneva

The University of Geneva is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary.

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ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change

This article summarises the ASFCC programme that has developed and integrated social forestry approaches into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and the member states.

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Leaving no one in mountains behind

This issue brief presents initial steps towards localization of the 2030 Agenda to mountain areas.

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Migration and Sustainable Mountain Development

This publication seeks to provide insights into the complex migration processes and the resulting opportunities and challenges for mountain communities and regions.

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KlimaHandlung

I accompany communities, companies and institutions in the development of climate strategies and content. The aim is to limit the effects of climate change on society, the environment and the econo

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Building Energy Efficiency

The Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project is a bilateral cooperation project aimed at mainstreaming energy-efficient and thermally comfortable building design in India.

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Learning Journey: Climate Resilient Agriculture

This article summarises a learning journey that engaged participants from diverse topical backgrounds in a series of discussions and (recorded) webinars on climate resilient agriculture.

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Designing user-driven climate services

This publication outlines the Climandes project approach to systematically integrate small-scale farmers in the Andean highlands into the design and delivery of climate services. 

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MeteoSwiss

MeteoSwiss is the Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology.

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Caritas Switzerland

Caritas Switzerland prevents, combats and alleviates poverty worldwide in more than 30 countries.

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State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

SECO is the Swiss federal government`s centre of excellence for all core issues relating to economic and labour market policy.

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University of Geneva

The University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research.

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University of Basel

Founded in 1460, the University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland and has an international reputation of outstanding achievements in research and teaching.

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GEOTEST Ltd.

GEOTEST Ltd. is an independent public limited company, whose shares are held by the company's executives. Together with our associate companies Geopraevent Ltd.

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SDC Global Brief: Climate Change and Glaciers

This Global Brief summarises SDC's activities regarding glacier melt and disaster risk reduction in Pakistan, Peru and China, and shows why Switzerland is recognised for its expertise in this field.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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C3D+ Partners Meeting 2013

The C3D+ partners reported on the work that they are doing to help countries improve access to climate information.

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).

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International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war.

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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction

The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC...

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

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