Searching with a thematic focus on Climate Change Adaptation, Climate change in Burkina Faso
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Setting partnership for climate change adaptation in the CCAFS Yatenga site, Burkina Faso: analysis of gaps and opportunitiesClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’s (CGIAR) program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is aiming to address the complex and dynamic relationships between climate change, agricultural practices and food security. Its strategy for impact recognizes that good research may only be one of the multiple cornerstones of research for development.DocumentThe African Ministers' Council on Water, 2016This learning brief presents insights and lessons learned from a capacity development programme on water security and climate resilient development covering eight countries in Africa – Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. The programme engaged some 140 participants and 30 lecturers/mentors, and held over 50 workshops.Document
Changing business as usual: assessing development policy and practice in the Sahel from a resilience lensCARE International, 2015Every year, over 20 million people suffer from chronic hunger, and are trapped in a debt and hunger cycle from which they cannot escape. Substantial humanitarian and development action is required in 2016 and beyond, yet this crisis is still ongoing despite increases in humanitarian aid from under $200 million dollars in the years prior to 2008, up to almost $1 billion dollars in 2013.Document
The potential of NGOs to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters in the Sahel and a selection of DFID priority countriesEvidence on Demand, 2013The BRACED is a multi-year programme which will scale up funding to NGOs interventions that build community resilience to extreme climate events in ten African and South Asian countries.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2011In the Sahel, the traditional parkland systems, which are the main providers of food, incomes, and environmental services, are rapidly degrading. In spite of the desperate situation, there is a growing number of cases which document success in crop, livestock and forest production, in environmental management, in empowerment and capacity building of farmers, and in a mix of all these.Document
Pushed to the limit: Evidence of climate change-related loss and damage when people face constraints and limits to adaptationUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2013Research report assessing climate change related loss and damage and evidence of subsequent societal impacts.Document2012This report is a broad assessment of the knowledge needs of the Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) countries. It hopes to help these countries capture, share and capitalise on the wealth of climate- and development-related knowledge available, thus enabling them to pursue data driven agendas and resilience-boosting strategies.DocumentInternational Journal of the Commons, 2012In West Africa, many livelihoods depend on forest ecosystem goods and services, often in interplay with agricultural and livestock production systems.DocumentHELIO International, 2009This document analyses energy systems in a climate change context. Many energy policies are driven by the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However current mitigation measures fail to take into account the full impact of increased climatic variability.Document
Land rehabilitation on the central plateau of Burkina Faso and building resilience to climate change through farmer-managed natural regeneration in NigerEcosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network, 2011This case study examines adaptation measures that have been implemented in the Sahel region since the 1980s, including farmer‐managed natural regeneration (FMNR). In Burkina Faso, efforts have been implemented to rehabilitate barren crusted land using contour bunds and improved planting pits.