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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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EAC

East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six (6) Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters i

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Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund

The Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMCEF) is a Trust Fund that was established and functions as a long-term and reliable funding mechanism to support Community Development, Bio

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Tanzania National Parks Authority

Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) aims to sustainably conserve National Parks through innovative approaches for maximization of ecosystem services and optimizing tourism development for hu

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Tanzania Forest Conservation Group

Established in 1985, TFCG’s mission is to conserve and restore the biodiversity of globally important forests in Tanzania for the benefit of the present and future generations.

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Integrated Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation in the East Usambara Mountains: The eco-village approach

Funded by the European Union under the Global Climate Change Alliance, this project was implemented in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania, with the main goal of improving the livelihoods and resilience of communities. 

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Use of traditional Ndivas in Tanzania

In Same district, located in the Makanya Basin in Tanzania, farmers have been using a traditional irrigation technique known as Ndiva, a local word meaning micro-dam. This water harvesting technology has been in use since the 18th century, but agrarian communities in the district continue to improve it to capture water to irrigate their farms during dry spells and to adapt to current challenges.

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Aga Khan Foundation

Established in 1967, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) brings together human, financial and technical resources to address the challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the w

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management

This study explores how ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management can be merged to achieve greater climate resilience in watersheds.

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Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for cooperatives

A simple and affordable toolkit method to identify the climate adaptation priorities of men, women and young people using participatory learning and action methods for cooperatives.

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Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for rural communities

This toolkit, developed by IIED, Bawakimo, Hakikazi Catalyst and the Pastoralist Women’s Council in Northern Tanzania supports inclusive climate-resilient planning for rural communities.

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Step-by-step guide: Using climate information to support adaptation planning and policy-making

Guidance on how to quickly and easily access climate data for many locations across Africa, using an interactive map.

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Local costs of conservation exceed those borne by the global majority

Conservation interventions for the global good versus the costs to local livelihoods and welfare. An example from the Eastern Arc mountains in Tanzania. 

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Community Based Adaptation Network (CBA Network)

The Community Based Adaptation Conference on Climate Change (CBA) online community space. Visit here for the latest updates on CBA and access to CBA resources.

 

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Tanzania: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Two projects were implemented to address adaptation needs in Dar-es-Salaam and the following coastal districts: Pangani, Rufiji, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar.

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BAWAKIMO

BAWAKIMO as a community based organization (CBO) will facilitate social- economic empowerment this will mean marginalized pastoral, rural and urban communities in MONDULI district regions in Tanzan

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Local Government Training Institute

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Revenue-Generating Opportunities Through Tailored Weather Information Products

This continental-scale market assessment investigated how thriving commercial weather markets could be catalysed in the 11 African countries supported by the CIRDA programme.

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Supporting private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This PRISE policy brief argues that to unlock the potential of businesses to drive climate-resilient development, support for private adaptation in semi arid lands needs to be rapidly upscaled.

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Climate change adaptation and cross-sectoral policy coherence in southern Africa

This paper looks at the extent of policy coherence around climate change in the water and agriculture sectors in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

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Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

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Global Climate Change Alliance, Tanzania

The GCCA was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island develop

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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