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Framework for needs-informed research

This paper presents a framework for needs-informed research aimed at understanding the climate processes driving the African climate system's natural variability and response to global change.

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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Adaptation of Women to Climate Variability in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the vulnerability and adaptability of women along the southern slopes of the Rumpi Hills forest, Ndian Division of Cameroon.

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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The Economics of Climate Change in Zanzibar

This study has assessed the current & future impacts of climate change on the islands, adaptation options to address these impacts, & opportunities for low carbon development.

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FCFA Pilot: Zambia Technical Report

This FCFA pilot study in Zambia sought to examine how to make climate science actionable, so decision-makers could make informed and robust adaptation and development investments.

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Preparing for glacial lake outbursts in Peru

School children practice their emergency response in Carhuaz, Peru. © PRAA project staff / CARE

Peru has one of the largest concentrations in the world of tropical...

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Impacts on food security in Honduras

Summary

In 2011, the Government of Honduras asked IFAD (www.ifad.org) to prepare a project proposal aimed at increasing the climate resilience of agricultural production chains, protecting...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into Ghana's national development plans

Responding to flooding in Ghana ©UNDP in Ghana

Project description

SEI assisted Ghana’s Environmental Protection Authority and its climate change focal point to...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Benteng, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Benteng is a coastal village located in Pitumpanua sub-district as part of Wajo district in South...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Poreang, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Poreang is a coastal village located North Luwu district in South Sulawesi. In the last ten years...

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E-VitiClimate France

Introduction

The EU funded Lifelong learning project E-VitiClimate aims to address the challenges that climate change poses for European wine producers.

Changes in temperature and...

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Increasing Resilience to Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

In Chiredzi over 45% of the population has been classified as poor or very poor and 60% of households face food security challenges. The GEF has invested in improving food security by...

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Participatory adaptation planning in rural Zambia

 

People in the Mazabuka District have experienced drought and flood episodes in recent years. They are solely dependent on mixed crop-livestock agriculture, which is entirely rain-...

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ACCCA Ouagadougou

The ACCCA project in Ougadougou is looking at adaptation in urban and peri-urban areas. Climate change has the potential to destroy the socio-economic progress that the city has...

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Increasing Community Resilience to Drought in Sakai, Kenya

Photo: Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE)

Adaptation context

Lying in south-central Kenya, Makueni District is characterised by sharp contrasts...

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Community Resilience To Climate Change in Nepal

Programme overview

This programme's goal is to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience of our impact group to climate variability and change through synergies between land use based...

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Livelihood Adaptation to Climate Change (LACC) Project

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Project overview

The Livelihoods Adaptation to Climate Change Phase II (LACC II) project aims to introduce, improve...

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