Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Projects for Theme 'Poverty and vulnerability'

  • Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in Banjul-Gambia

    Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in Banjul-Gambia

    Created by: flintdenton | 2010-03-18 03:54

    Associated Organization: ENDA

    Summary: Community-based adaptation to impacts of climate change in urban Half-Die Banjul, Gambia - coastal erosion, urban flooding and loss of livelihoods


  • Climate-related vulnerability and adaptive-capacity in Ethiopia’s Borana and Somali communities

    Created by: admin | 2010-03-11 07:31

    Associated Organization: Save the Children and CARE

    Summary: The purpose of this research is to undertake a comparative analysis of the climate-related vulnerability and adaptive capacity of Borana and Somali pastoralist communities in Ethiopia, how they have changed over time, and how they relate to climate change.


  • NarrAdapt

    NarrAdapt

    Created by: narradapt | 2010-03-05 10:24

    Associated Organization: Programme Adaptation aux changements climatiques en Afrique (ACCA)---- The Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) program

    Summary:

    NarrAdapt, an online exchange space on collecting of testimonial narratives as data for monitoring and evaluation and for communication


  • Climate Change and Poverty Diagnosis Program 2010

    Created by: abibimman | 2010-02-24 10:31

    Associated Organization: Abibimman Foundation

    Summary: Ghana begin to experience the effects of climate change.On those already living in poverty in places like the Tema slums


  • Evaluating adaptation

    Evaluating adaptation

    Created by: me-adaptation | 2010-02-18 08:18

    Associated Organization: IDRC, AFREA , UNECA, OSS Centre Régional Agrhymet

    Summary:

    A reflection on methods and tools to monitor and evaluate adaptation to climate change.


  • Climate Change and Development - Capacity Building in East Africa

    Created by: jouwertvangeene | 2010-02-11 22:04

    Associated Organization: Wageningen UR

    Summary: Capacity building programme including training, policy dialogue and action research. Implemented by Wageningen UR with local partners in East Africa.


  • Imagining and reuniting for adaptation

    Imagining and reuniting for adaptation

    Created by: admin | 2009-12-02 09:19

    Associated Organization: Association Tiflit

    Summary:

    This project seeks to create an audiovisual testimonial of the impacts of climate change on two Moroccan oases, drawing on the recollections of community elders and highlighting community efforts to adapt. The documentary will be produced using a participatory process ensuring the involvement of youth and women, and encouraging the sharing of experiences between different groups within the communities.


  • Using art, sports and culture in knowledge sharing for climate change adaptation in Togo

    Using art, sports and culture in knowledge sharing for climate change adaptation in Togo

    Created by: admin | 2009-12-02 09:06

    Associated Organization: Actions en Faveur de l’Homme et de la Nature (AFHON)

    Summary:

    This project aims to generate in Togo, the mobilization and engagement of art professionals, sports and culture around the theme of climate change adaptation for an extension of this problem.


  • Knowledge sharing film on experiences of adapting to climate change

    Knowledge sharing film on experiences of adapting to climate change

    Created by: admin | 2009-12-02 08:59

    Associated Organization: Association des Femmes Peules Autochtones du Tchad (AFPAT)

    Summary:

    This initiative aims to disseminate information on climate change with theMbororo community and also promote the sharing of local knowledgewhich is significant for climate change adaptation.


  • Radio Citizen Club "Strengthening citizen voice through community radio

    Radio Citizen Club "Strengthening citizen voice through community radio

    Created by: admin | 2009-12-02 08:52

    Associated Organization: Association Fréquence Jokkoo

    Summary:

    This project offers innovative radio formats and participatory community-building groups in the coastal zone of Rufisque and sylvopastoral areaLinguere. It wants to build the capacity of community groups to participate in public debate and control of citizen action on climate change.


  • Sharing community knowledge of climate change through oral histories in post-conflict Angola

    Sharing community knowledge of climate change through oral histories in post-conflict Angola

    Created by: admin | 2009-11-04 06:17

    Associated Organization: Development Workshop Angola

    Summary:

    This project will gather “oral histories” on local-level memories of climate variability and climate change as a proxy to obtaining meteorological and other environmental data. The project will also capture local perceptions and indigenous knowledge about environmental adaptation that have occurred over three and a half decades of conflict.


  • Community-led response to climate change through communication, awareness creation and education

    Community-led response to climate change through communication, awareness creation and education

    Created by: admin | 2009-11-04 05:18

    Associated Organization: People’s Dialogue on Human Settlements

    Summary:

    Ghanaian slum dwellers have been heavily affected by climate change through growing risks of flooding, erosion, malnutrition, the declining availability of water. This project will educate slum residents on issues around climate change impacts, its mitigation, adaptation and management. It will also promote effective environmental management practices within slum communities.


  • Climate Change: Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

    Created by: lakatosc | 2009-09-30 13:19

    Associated Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute

    Summary: This report examines the interplay between climate change, agriculture, and food security and provides projections for climate change’s impact on crop production, food prices, and malnutrition


  • Vulnerability assessment and risk level of ecosystem services for climate change impacts and adaptation in Moroccan oases

    Vulnerability assessment and risk level of ecosystem services for climate change impacts and adaptation in Moroccan oases

    Created by: messouli | 2009-09-01 01:39

    Associated Organization: University of Marrakesh and CDRT (NGO)

    Summary: A methodology will be developed that combines strong ground- and remote sensing based data layers including climate data and socio-economic attributes to assess risk-levels of climate change (CC) potential vulnerabilities and their consequences at local and sub-regional scales for time horizons extending the next 10-15 years. Results will provide detailed adapted analysis into local to regional CC and important metrics required as input for mapping vulnerability and risk based on changes in surface energy, carbon and water balances in large regions of Southern Morocco.


  • Mapping South African farming sector's vulnerability to climate change and variability: A subnational assessment

    Created by: lakatosc | 2009-08-27 09:03

    Associated Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute

    Summary: A new paper from IFPRI analyzes the vulnerability of South African farmers to climate change and variability by developing a vulnerability index and comparing vulnerability indicators across the country's nine provinces.


  • Raising awareness of climate change risks and adaptation options in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Created by: binetou | 2009-08-19 16:47

    Associated Organization: Kasugho Université

    Summary: This work assesses the level of awareness of the Congolese population on global warming and determines what the basis of our responsibility is. It also makes an analysis of methods (measures) for the fight against climate change, their effectiveness and impact upon the lives of the people dependent on resources sensitive to climate.


  • Examining and facilitating complementarities between forestry projects included in UNCCD National Action Programs and UNFCCC National Adaptation Programs of Action – case studies from least developed countries in the Sahel

    Created by: binetou | 2009-08-19 16:41

    Associated Organization: Corps de la Paix Américains, Maroc

    Summary: the study will focus on how to enhance adaptive capacity that allows communities to reduce their vulnerability to adverse climatic impacts, and promote replication of best practices derived from community-based adaptation projects.


  • Training Red Cross national societies for climate change adaptation

    Created by: binetou | 2009-08-19 16:25

    Associated Organization: Croix Rouge

    Summary: This project aims to raise awareness among Red Cross National Societies and volunteers on the ground about the importance of managing climate risk (the CRM concept) and the tools today made available to them to help them monitor and reduce the impact of climate hazards on their communities.


  • Enhancing livelihoods and resilience through community land use planning and mapping - duplicate

    Created by: admin | 2009-08-17 01:51

    Associated Organization: Heifer International Uganda

    Summary: The project aims to enhance livelihoods through improved human action on causes and preparation for impacts of climate change. Communities will be trained and facilitated to assess their vulnerability to climate change, design strategies for risk management and sustainable natural resource management.


  • Communicating with stakeholders to inform and promote climate change adaptation for the City of Johannesburg

    Created by: jnnam | 2009-08-14 08:16

    Associated Organization: City of Johannesburg

    Summary: This project aims at providing a risk analysis of the potential climate change impacts and implications for the City of Johannesburg over time, combined with the likely changing dynamics of its population into the future.


  • Enhancing livelihoods and resilience through community land use planning and mapping

    Created by: jnnam | 2009-08-14 08:01

    Associated Organization: Heifer International Uganda

    Summary: The project aims to enhance livelihoods through improved human action on causes and preparation for impacts of climate change. Communities will be trained and facilitated to assess their vulnerability to climate change, design strategies for risk management and sustainable natural resource management.


  • Climate change impacts in the informal settlements of the Western Cape – Understanding preparedness, vulnerability, and adaptation options

    Created by: jnnam | 2009-08-14 05:23

    Associated Organization: Nigeria Institute for Social and Economic Research

    Summary: The IPCC Third Assessment Report (IPCC, 2001) concludes that settlements are among the human systems that are the most sensitive to climate variability and change. This project examines the climate change impacts in the informal settlements of the Western Cape and seeks to develop a framework for a sustainable adaptation practices in the selected communities.


  • Ukuvuna Permaculture Solutions

    Ukuvuna Permaculture Solutions

    Created by: steveieb | 2009-08-12 03:37

    Associated Organization: Ukuvuna Permaculture Solutions

    Summary: UKUVUNA PERMACULTURE is an independent non-for-profit organisation that focuses on the development of practical skills in permaculture food gardens, nutrition, medicinal food and landscaping with indigenous plants.


  • Adapting to climate change through sustainable agriculture mechanisms, Sololo Moyale, Kenya

    Created by: kagiri | 2009-07-20 03:03

    Associated Organization: NORA group

    Summary: Residents of Sololo in Moyale cannot remember the last time they had a meal purely grown from their farms. The drought of 2005-2006 caused huge livestock loses and breakdown of pastoral production system of their community. 70% of the livestock died during the drought and many people displaced in the process. The community is still dependent on relief food.


  • UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation (Namibia)

    UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation (Namibia)

    Created by: andremershon | 2009-07-16 12:17

    Associated Organization: United Nations Development Program/Global Environment Facility

    Summary: The UNDP-GEF Community Based Adaptation (CBA) project in Namibia is designed to implement community-based projects that seek to enhance the resiliency of communities, and/or the ecosystems on which they rely, to climate change impacts.