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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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Urban Health Risks

Introduction

We explored whether the health risks related to air pollution and temperature extremes are spatially and socioeconomically differentiated within three Latin American cities: Bogota,...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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Costs and benefits of adaptation

Executive Summary

Many national and local economies are already vulnerable to climate events, in the form of floods, droughts, heat waves, and tropical storms. Global warming, which could...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into local development planning: A case study in Chainat, Thailand

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This pilot study aimed to understand climate risks and uncertainty within local communities and demonstrate the integration of climate change adaptation into local development...

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ATK Participatory Scenario building

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

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ATK Current vulnerability Mapping

This analysis focuses on current vulnerability and serves as a basis to explore future scenarios of vulnerability.

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ATK Trend Analysis and Historical Disturbance Matrix

This exercise explores the disturbance dynamics in the past and coping mechanisms as a basis to understand current vulnerability.

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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Scoping Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Priorities in the Lao PDR

This study evaluates the knowledge of climate change impacts and adaptation needs in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and recommends measures to improve local knowledge, capacity and resilience.

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Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis of Communities in El Salvador

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In the past few years great disasters following climatic extreme events have increased in El Salvador. They tend to be portrayed by national media as natural and ...

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Community-Based Adaptation in El Salvador

This work summarizes research done on capacities and vulnerabilities of two Salvadorian campesino communities prone to annual flooding.

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Mainstreaming Adaptation into Local Development Plans in Vietnam

Summary

Climate change adaptation is a relatively new concept for Vietnam, where there is still little awareness of the possible impacts of long-term climate change or how to deal with them...

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Future impacts of climate change on forests

Even though the extent of future climate change remains largely uncertain, forests will be impacted to a certain degree under all future emissions scenarios.

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Strategies into Policies at District level in India

Summary

This project aimed to develop and validate risk communication products to improve the understanding of all concerned stakeholders on scientific, social and policy issues...

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Policy Framework for Adaptation Strategies in Mongolia

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The main purpose of this project is to increase the resilience of pastoral communities living in transitional ecosystem zones of Mongolia and support them with the development of...

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Ecosystems, Climate Change, Vulnerability and Economics connect

This article is adapted from a posting on "Ecologic" - WOTR, News and Views , May 2012.

Life on earth is made up of a huge diversity of species, relationships and processes. Nature...

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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

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In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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World Fish Center

The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their...

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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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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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