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Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

This manual is part of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course and incorporates case studies, tools, methodologies, and guidelines.

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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

A framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a community forestry landscape through a pilot site in Nepal.

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Villagers in Chey Commune of Kampong Thom, Cambodia evaluating livelihood threats as a part of the Shared Understanding exercises.

Methods Applied to Integrated Climate Science and Local Knowledge

This comprehensive report demonstrates an integrative process for combining climate science and community knowledge to support climate change adaptation planning in the Lower Mekong Basin.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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National Plant Protection Centre

The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), under the Department of Agriculture, is the national referral centre for plant health management, and aims to be a premier national institution for exce

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Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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Assessing Vulnerability in the Namakwa District

This study used statistical climate modeling to generate climate change scenarios for NDM. These feed a variety of recommendations for adaptation. 

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A closer look at the practices of vulnerability assessment and the priorities of adaptation funding

The burning issue in the climate change adaptation debate is arguably about funding: who should receive it, and why?

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Vulnerability Sourcebook

Introduction

In recent years, vulnerability assessments have increasingly been used to identify climate change impact hotspots and to provide input for adaptation and development...

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Vulnerability Assessment Module for Approaches to CCA Planning Workshops

VA module e-learning

This module has been developed in response to the need for more guidance on vulnerability assesment, in particular for coastal areas, identified by participants of training workshops in Indonesia and the Philippines during a follow-up questionnaire.

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Flooding in the Sahel

The Senegalese municipality of Diamaguène Sicap-Mbao, located in an ecoregion characterized by a sequence of sand dunes and valleys (see Note 1 below) in the Sahel, is particularly...

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Volcanic Mountains Rwanda. Image ©Jack Swenson

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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COBAM Rwanda Vulnerability

Introducing more trees into the farmed landscape would assist the landscape in coping with climate change. Credit: Charlotte Pavageau

Project summary

A regional...

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Current vulnerability in Equatorial Guinea

Atom village (credit: Daniel Morchain)

Project summary

A regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five landscapes of the Congo Basin as...

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Equatorial Guinea case study

Forests in Equatorial Guinea. Image © WRI

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Coastal Community Adaptation Project (C-CAP)

Project background

Pacific Island countries, some of which stand just a few metres above sea level, form one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change. The nature-based...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

Map shows levels of vulnerability to climate change in Kyrgyzstan

Summary

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

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Close to home: subnational strategies for climate compatible development

Executive Summary

The battle for climate compatible development will be won or lost at the subnational level: in provinces, districts and cities. National governments depend on subnational...

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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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Supporting NAP development with the PROVIA Guidance

This brochure explains how the PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change can be used to better understand key concepts and available methods and...

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USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study

Cambodian communities along the Mekong River earn their living from crops, irrigation, and fisheries. Photo by: Apiwat S

Adaptation context

Flowing from the mountains...

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