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    Nutrient and sediment inputs of the Beausejour river: and the impacts it may have on the adjacent coral reef system in the Moliniere Beausejour Marine Protected Area

    Organization of the American States, 2013
    A major problem facing coral reefs in the Moliniere Beausejour Marine Protected Area (MBMPA) of Grenada is macroalgae overgrowth and their deleterious effects on corals. Reduced herbivory from overfishing and excess nutrients associated with pollution from land runoff have been implicated as factors causing significant increases in macroalgae cover on coral reefs.
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    Drought in Jalna: community-based adaptation to extreme climate events in Maharashtra

    Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014
    This booklet is based on outcomes from a two-year Indo-Norwegian research and capacity development project titled, ‘Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adaptation in India (EVA)’. The findings draw upon empirical data from rural communities in Jalna District in the dryland region of Marathwada of Maharashtra.
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    Civil Society Guide to Healthy Rivers and Climate Resilience

    International Rivers Network, 2013
    Produced by International Rivers, an international NGO working to protect rivers and defend the rights of communities that depend on them, this guidebook is aimed at those working in and with riverine communities, with a particular focus on river resources and large infrastructure projects such as dams.
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    Climate Change and Adaptive Capacity of Women to Rural Water Supply in Ekiti State Nigeria

    SAVAP International, 2013
    This study used focused group discussions and interviews of 400 respondents randomly selected from the two senatorial districts of Ekiti State to assess the adaptive capacity of women folk to rural water accessibility as affected by climate change from January 2008 to January 2010.
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    A guide on adaptation options for local decision-makers: guidance for decision making to cope with costal changes in west Africa

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2012
    This guide on adaptation options is aimed at local decision-makers on the coastal regions of west Africa and takes the form of a series of fact sheets, each including methods of implementation, positive and negative case studies and estimated costs.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.
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    Water management adaptation measures: a contribution to adaptation to climate change in the Andes

    2009
    Lessons learned from nine case studies of experiences in water management and adaptation to climate change, implemented by member organizations of the Project on Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru.
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    World Resources Report Case Study. Maintenance of Hydropower Potential in Rwanda Through Ecosystem Restoration

    World Resources Report, 2011
    Although it is not possible to state with confidence how climate change may alter precipitation patterns in Rwanda, it is clear that this process will affect the management and generation capacity of its hydroelectric sector in the future.
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    Proyecto “Gestión del Agua para la Adaptación” (Brochure)

    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union), 2011
    The objective of the ‘Water Management Adaptation’ Project is to build capacity for good governance and adaptation to climate change through applied research, awareness, public participation and demonstrative experiences, for effective water management based on an ecosystems integrated management approach. The project is developed by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica and the Environmental
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    How to promote adaptation to climate change on water management in rural areas?

    2009
    ASOCAM conducted the XII ASOCAM Latin American Seminar 2009 in the district of Yucay in Cusco, Peru on ‘How to promote adaptation to climate change on water management in rural areas?’ The seminar brought together 40 participants from 8 countries submitted their institutional experiences generated so far in development projects and initiatives related to the use and management of water

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