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SDC foresight risk map

Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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CLIMAP portal

CLIMAP portal: online climate tool to support Senegalese agricultural planning

A new online climate tool, the CLIMAP portal, has been developed to help support agricultural planning in Senegal. 

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Adansonia-Consulting

Adansonia-Consulting

Adansonia-Consulting has carried out numerous studies, trainings and project/programme evaluations in the humanitarian, development and conservation field for UN organisations (FAO, OCHA, UNDP-GEF,

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Les rizière de Banfora

Gestion de l’eau dans le périmètre rizicole de la plaine de Douna

Gaspillage de l'eau, baisse de la pluie, mauvaise gestion de la production, rechercher mode de gestion participatif eau et bassin-versant /meilleure résilience des exploitants/communauté.  

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Approval of the NAP-Fisheries document by the two ministers.

Key lessons learned from Senegal’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process

Representatives from the Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future in Senegal (COMFISH) initiative share their experience on Senegal’s NAP process.

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Ghana TSP videos

These two videos examine Ghana's Transformative Scenario Process (TSP). One introduces the approach while the other looks at the development of four imagined scenarios.

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Cover Photo: Sahel Eco, June 2016. Farmers in Dianweli village, Konna Commune, plant millet using the zaï technique, which involves constructing pits to capture water and condense compost.

Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate.

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Flood in Benin Niger River

Flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River valley

In recent decades, flood disaster is threatening human security in West Africa, particularly in the Niger River basin.The study addresses flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River Valley

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The case of Senegal - Adaptation without Borders

The Stockholm Environment Institute’s research project Adaptation without Borders is placing a spotlight on the country of Senegal in West Africa to illustrate how climate change can have...

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Impact, vulnerability and adaptation in Africa: the competition for water

Water is a key vital resource. Regions with steep climatic transition are exposed to the risk of increasing competition for water resources. Th European Commission project IMPACT2C seeks...

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ACFAO Burkina Faso

Village scenes from Burkina Faso. Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of...

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ACFAO Mali

Landscape of the Sahel. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of forests in the Savannahs...

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AIACC: Adaptation costs and benefits, S. Africa

Abstract

The broad objective of AIACC project 47 was to develop the capacity to estimate and compare the benefits and costs of projects in natural resource sectors that reduce the expected...

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