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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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Guidelines for the design and implementation of community-managed water storage in Tuvalu
L. Bouchet / Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
These guidelines were developed as part of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project which aims to build resilience to drought by improving the Tuvalu’s water resources management. The publication details th...
Agroforestry, livestock, fodder production and climate change adaptation and mitigation in East Africa: issues and options
I.K. Dawson; S. Carsan; S. Franzel / World Agroforestry Centre, 2014
This working paper argues that agroforestry and livestock-keeping both have the potential to promote anthropogenic climate change resilience and support each other in this context. The paper discusses relevant issues in East Af...
Fair share: climate finance to vulnerable countries
N. Bird / Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2014
This briefing argues that the international community has failed to put in place, at sufficient scale, either the financing or the delivery mechanisms needed to strengthen the resilience and enhance the adaptation capabilities of vuln...
Building climate resilience: a training manual for community based climate change adaptation
R.W. Solar / Adaptation Knowledge Platform, 2014
This training manual aims to provide climate change adaptation trainers and learners with a practice-based adaptation knowledge, and a process to assess, analyze, and plan for focused climate change adaptation initiatives within their...
Linking food security, climate adaptation and carbon management: a case study from Indonesia
Y.P.K. Suny; J.A. Lassa / Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change, 2014
This paper explores how food security, adaptation and carbon management objectives can be achieved at the local level? Constraints and opportunities are discussed from a local context in Indonesia. This paper argues that withou...
Integrated national policy approaches to climate-smart agriculture: Insights from Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand
C. Negra / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2014
This paper explores how three countries – Brazil, Ethiopia, and New Zealand – are using integrated policy approaches to address the linked challenges of climate change, unsustainable agriculture, and food insecurity. ...
Climate and environmental change: views from Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility
A.W. Kelbert / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
IDS paper exploring the views of low income people in developing countries of the relationship between climate change, food security, and food price volatility. Prepared to complement the Oxfam and Institute of Development Stud...
Managing uncertainty: an economic evaluation of community-based adaptation in Dakoro, Niger
O. Vardakoulias; N. Nicholles 2014
CARE International study examining the effectiveness of community-based adaptation in Dakoro, Niger. Climate change adaptation is increasingly becoming a priority for developing countries around the world, and given the urgency...
Vulnerability and adaptation (V&A) assessment for the water sector in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014
This vulnerability and adaptation (V&A) assessment was carried out to help identify and prioritise adaptation options for investment under the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project. The project in the Republic...
Evaluating ecosystem-based adaptation for Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji
P. Brown; A. Daigneault; D. Gawith 2014
This report documents an assessment of disaster risk reduction for flooding in the Ba and Penang River catchments in Viti Levu, Fiji to identify the most cost-effective management options for communities and households. The analysis a...
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