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Climate change adaptation

Lowering the risks posed by the consequences of climate change, carried out in response to or in anticipation of changes in climatic conditions

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The challenges of climate change: children on the front line
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2014
This report seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. The report argues that due to the accelerating global threats to children there is an urgent need to incorporate ...
Climate variability, adaptation strategies and food security in Malawi
S. Asfaw; N. McCarthy; L. Lipper / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014
This study has a focus on climate adaptation strategies for farmers in Malawi. This paper assesses farmers’ incentives and conditioning factors that hinder or promote adaptation strategies and evaluates its impact on crop...
Climate change vulnerability and adaptation preparedness in southern Africa: Zimbabwe country report
T. Chagutah / Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa, 2010
This report is about the state of knowledge on climate change vulnerability and adaptation preparedness in Zimbabwe. The report is aimed at supporting the demands of state and non-state southern African actors for climate chang...
Governing extreme droughs: enabling community-based aaptation in Marathwada
T. Vedeld; S.G. Salunke; P. Lanjekar / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014
Policy brief no. 4 from the Indo-Norwegian research collaboration on climate change adaptation: Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adptation in India (EVA): a pilot study.
Participatory assessment of adaptation options: climate chenge and extreme drought in Marathwada
U. Kelkar; D. Mohan; K de Bruin / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014
Policy brief no. 3 from the Indo-Norwegian research collaboration on climate change adaptation: Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adptation in India (EVA): a pilot study.
Community-based adaptation and differential vulnerability
G. Aandahl; U. Kelkar 2014
Policy brief no. 2 from the Indo-Norwegian research collaboration on climate change adaptation: Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adptation in India (EVA): a pilot study.
Assessing the costs of climate change and adaptation in South Asia
M. Ahmed; S. Suphachalasai / Asian Development Bank, 2014
This report predicts significant economic losses in South Asia as the region faces the challenge of achieving and sustaining rapid economic growth to reduce poverty and attain other Millennium Development Goals in an era of accentuate...
Indian Sundarbans Delta: a vision
A.A. Danda; S. Gayathri; A. Ghosh / World Wildlife Fund, India, 2011
This document highlights the need for climate change adaptation solutions in the Indian Sundarbans Delta and proposes an alternative scenario to the ‘business as usual'. This document argues that highly informed policy de...
Learning the hard way? Adapting to climate risk in Tanzania
S.W. Skjeflo; N.B. Westberg / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014
We use recent panel data on Tanzanian farm households to investigate how previous exposure to weather shocks affects the impact of a current shock. Specifically, we investigate the impact of droughts on agricultural outcomes and inves...
Cross-sectoral approaches help build water resilience – reflections
M.G. Erikssona; L.J. Gordonb; J. Kuylenstiernac / Science Direct, 2014
This journal article identifies potential strategies for the achievement of water resilience in the face of challenges such as population growth, climate change and urbanisation. These are: 1) to ensure sustainable utilisation ...
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