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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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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
This report explores the views of people living on low and precarious incomes on the connections between food prices and climate and environmental change. It is based on research designed to explore experiences of food price volatilit...
Managing uncertainty: an economic evaluation of community-based adaptation in Dakoro, Niger
O. Vardakoulias; N. Nicholles 2014
The hypothesis this research aims to test is the following: is community-based adaptation an efficient and effective strategy for building resilience and adaptive capacity? If yes, to what extent? It uses an extended Social Cost-Benef...
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...
Keeping track of adaptation actions in Africa: targeted fiscal stimulus actions making a difference
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014
This report argues that investment in climate change adaptation can help ensure that the impacts of climate change do not reverse decades of development progress in Africa. It presents practical examples of successful low-cost ...
Meta-analysis of crop responses to conservation agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
M. Corbeels; R.K Sakyi; R.F K├╝hne; A. Whitbread / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2014
The aim of this study is to compare and combine the results from different conservation agriculture experiments using meta-analysis in the hope of identifying patterns among study results, sources of disagreement among those results, ...
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