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A Knowledge Tree for social forestry

The Knowledge Tree is an online platform providing a rich source of information about and guidance on implementing efficient, equitable and effective social forestry practices in Southeast Asia.

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Cusco region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Apurimac region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Smartphone based monitoring in agroforestry plot in Peruvian Amazon. Measuring DBH and recording information directly in the Open Data Kit Application.

Smartphone monitoring system in agroforestry project

Plant your future aims to empower farmers in the Amazon to transition out of poverty through agroforestry. This case study describes a smartphone based system to monitor their restoration activities

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Communities in Jamaica adopt rainwater harvesting to cope with water scarcity

Jamaica's Pleasant Valley and White Chapel towns are nationally-recognized hotspots.  Irregular rainfall and rising temperatures lead to water scarcity and crop failure.

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Sustainable livestock production in Cuba

A bullock in Camugüey, Cuba. © Carol Foil / flickr.com / creative commons

Camagüey province is the driest region of Cuba, and the impacts of climate change are making it...
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Restoration of Páramo native vegetation near Papallacta, Ecuador.

Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Between 2009 and 2013, CARE worked as a strategic partner for the government of Ecuador as part of a Latin American regional project – Adaptation in Communities Facing Rapid Glacier Retreat.

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Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans

This CDKN case study, Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans – Lessons from Sri Lanka by Marielle Dubbeling of RUAF Foundation, illustrates how the...

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Rain Water Harvesting and Agroforestry

The majority of people in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, depend on rainfed agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. Water for agriculture and livestock has always been a major...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

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Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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Chololo Ecovillage

A model of good practice in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement is part of a team of six agencies working to transform Chololo, near Dodoma, into...

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Implementation of a PES scheme in Tanzania

Equitable Payments for Wateshed Services (EPWS) is part of a broader concept of Payments for Environmental/Ecosystem Services (PES) with the underlying principle of which the beneficiaries (which are recognised as buyers) of environmental/ecosystem services should compensate those who provide or play a role to guarantee continuous flow of such services (who are recognised as sellers of the services). The EPWS program in Tanzania which is implemented jointly by CARE International and WWF Country Office stands to ensure a sustainable flow of watershed services to beneficiaries into the future via a mechanism that promotes articulation of conservation practices in catchment areas which in turn alleviate poverty to land managers. 

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Climate-smart agriculture in Tanzania

The main goal of the MICCA Global Programme is to empower local smallholder farmers to contribute towards creating a low carbon emission agriculture pathway for the future. 

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INCA - Bolivia

The main intention of the International Network on Climate Change (INCA) is to understand the situation of local farming and forestry systems in the tropical Andes, and to derive and test livelihood strategies for small-scale farms and indigenous communities together with local actors, scientists, experts, and students.

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INCA - Peru

The main intention of the International Network on Climate Change (INCA) is to understand the situation of local farming and forestry systems in the tropical Andes, and to derive and test livelihood strategies for small-scale farms and indigenous communities together with local actors, scientists, experts, and students.

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AdaptEA Uganda

This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to address climate challenges in East Africa. 

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AdaptEA Kenya

This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to address climate challenges in East Africa.

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