All articles for the topic: Adaptation

Harrop Procter Community Forest in Nelson, British Columbia

FAPN Webinar: Adaptation in Harrop-Procter Community Forest

This presentation focuses on a climate change adaptation case study that demonstrates how to integrate climate science and risk assessment into tangible forest management decision-making on a 11,300 hectare land-base adjacent to the small rural communities of Harrop and Procter in Southeastern BC.

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SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard

This standard promotes sustainable forestry based on 13 Principles, 17 Objectives, 41 Performance Measures and 114 Indicators related to water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk and Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value.

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Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice

The guide is designed to help conservationists and resource managers incorporate climate change considerations into their work.

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Doctor Climate Change

May 28, 2021. An interview with Dr. Cohen about his Adaptation Learning Network course at Royal Roads University, Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

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Health and Migration in the Context of a Changing Climate

This review synthesizes research that has investigated the relationship between climate change, migration, and health since 1990.

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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies, plans and action to tackle them.

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The Story of Water in Windhoek

The aim of the paper is to present a story about the 2015 to early 2017 Windhoek drought in the context of climate change while using the narrative approach.

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Mauritania • Nouakchott

This case study provides a short insight of adpatation issues faced by the region of Nouakchott and the policies designed and implemented to tackle them through the AREDDUN project

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Climate Chance

Since 2015, the Climate Chance Association participates in the mobilisation against climate change
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RootBridge Ecosystems

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Introduction to the first theme of the FRACTAL WhatsApp Learning platform - focused on adaptation action in four African cities.

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Secano de Lolol, Región de O´Higgins, Chile

Mejoramiento de la Resiliencia al Cambio Climático en la pequeña agricultura del secano de la región de O´Higgins.

Primer Proyecto financiado por el Adaptation Fund en Chile y en Latino América. Concebido el 2014, fue aprobado el 2015. Empezó el 8 del 2017. Tiene 4 años de duración y convoca a 13 instituciones.

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Building the case for canoes

A pilot project using the BRACED Handbook, this case study describes the natural disasters being experienced in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar and the community led interventions being implemented.

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Botswana Information Brief

Characterised by high rainfall variability, frequent droughts, low soil moisture and extreme events such as flash floods, these areas experience high levels of community vulnerability.

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A holistic approach to community-based adaptation in Namibia

Namibia is plagued with a dry climate and poor soils and the country’s small-scale farmers produce the lowest agricultural yields in the world.  Climate change exacerbates these realities.

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Child-Centred Climate Resilience

This report outlines the practical lessons learned by Plan International and Save the Children about child-centred community-based adaptation (CC-CBA) to climate change.

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Mainstreaming the Use of Climate Data by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

Climate change in Zimbabwe is reinforcing a negative seasonal cycle of increasing vulnerability - but use of climate information by small-holder farmers has been limited.

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Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombian Landscape. Photo courtesy of Marisa Escobar

Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombia's water resources management institutions need to evaluate water supply,...

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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The case of Senegal - Adaptation without Borders

The Stockholm Environment Institute’s research project Adaptation without Borders is placing a spotlight on the country of Senegal in West Africa to illustrate how climate change can have...

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Silvifuture: A network promoting novel forest species

SilviFuture aims to support forest managers to diversify the species they grow, so the sector will be more resilient and remain capable of meeting society’s future needs.

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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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