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Research Results (CARIAA) / Résultats de recherches (IRCAAA)

 

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  • Patra, Jyotiraj; Terton, Anika (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2017)
    Nepal is addressing its vulnerability to climate change by advancing adaptation action at the local, subnational, and national levels. Of particular concern for the country is the need to address adaptation requirements ...
  • Echeverría, Daniella; Terton, Anika; Crawford, Alec (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Rising temperatures and variable rainfall patterns are expected to negatively affect sources of livelihoods and economic activity in crop production, livestock, forestry, and fisheries. The Government of Uganda recognizes ...
  • Zamudio, Alicia Natalia; Terton, Anika (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Senegal has prioritized adaptation actions in coastal and northern areas, and in water resources, agriculture, fisheries, and health. Specific adaptation actions are under way that target resilience-building needs in the ...
  • Crawford, Alec; Price-Kelly, Hayley; Terton, Anika; Echeverría, Daniella (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Significant additional capacity building within government, including local governments, and support for vulnerable populations is needed for Burkina Faso to maintain the development gains achieved in recent years. Of ...
  • Parry, Jo-Ellen (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The potential for climate change to adversely influence Kenya’s development objectives is increasingly recognized by the national government. In response, it has developed a national strategy to identify priorities, and a ...
  • Parry, Jo-Ellen (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    There is a need to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Climate Change (MOCC) so that it can support adaptation actions by other federal ministries and the provincial governments now responsible within their ...
  • Beaulieu, Nathalie; Diouf, Aliou; Jobbins, Guy (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The paper draws lessons useful for building evaluation capacity and for cultivating an evaluative culture; it considers the challenges to effectively evaluating climate adaptation in Africa and to building related capacity ...
  • Crawford, Alec; Terton, Anika (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Central to Tanzania’s vulnerability is widespread reliance on climate-dependent livelihoods, as well as high levels of poverty; therefore climate change must be considered a high priority for the government, which has ...
  • Dazé, Angie (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Tajikistan is affected by floods, droughts, hailstorms, avalanches, mudflows, and landslides, which negatively impact economic development and livelihoods. Climate researchers expect that future temperatures will continue ...
  • Crawford, Alec; Terton, Anika (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The country’s climate vulnerability is closely tied to its aridity and high level of water scarcity. The government has identified six key sectors as particularly vulnerable: water and wetlands; agriculture; sea level rise, ...
  • Zamudio, Alicia Natalia (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    In Mali, the impacts of climate change, including droughts, floods, rising temperatures, and later onset of rainy seasons, present challenges to the country’s efforts to stabilize, recover from political crisis, and prosper. ...
  • Patra, Jyotiraj (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    This report presents a snapshot of the climate change adaptation landscape of India, highlights some of its adaptation needs, both existing and emerging, and suggests ways that planned adaptation investments could meet ...
  • Dazé, Angie; Echeverría, Daniella (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    In Ghana, the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels and temperatures, and increasing rainfall variability, challenge the country’s efforts to realize its vision of inclusion and prosperity. The northern ...
  • Echeverría, Daniella; Terton, Anika (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The vast majority of Ethiopia’s population is dependent on crops and livestock for their livelihoods. The Government of Ethiopia has made efforts to recognize climate change as a risk in sectoral policies on agriculture, ...
  • Crawford, Alec (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The country’s climate vulnerability is closely tied to an existing high level of water scarcity. The government of Botswana has identified five sectors as particularly vulnerable: water, health, crops, forestry, grasslands ...
  • Zamudio, Alicia Natalia; Parry, Jo-Ellen (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Bangladesh is among the most vulnerable countries to climate change as two-thirds of its land area is prone to flooding, and its coastlines are exposed to storm surges and tidal floods. The government has established climate ...
  • IDRC. CARIAA (CARIAA, IDRC, Ottawa, ON, Ca, 2016-05)
    The 2nd CARIAA Annual Learning Review brought together over 80 participants from 15 countries for three days in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Under the theme for this year’s event, “Collaboration and Synthesis in CARIAA”, ...
  • Denton, Fatima; Kituyi, Evans; Lo, Henri; Wouapi, Hervé (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Regional institutions have a critical role to play in supporting solutions to trans-boundary issues related to a changing climate, including adaptation. Focusing on the eight Regional Economic Communities (RECs) recognized ...
  • Singh, Chandni; Urquhart, Penny; Kituyi, Evans (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia, IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    Transitioning from climate information services (CIS) pilot programmes to scaled up systems is possible when scaling up is mainstreamed in the project design stage, along with a clear financial model for sustainability, ...
  • Adjei-Nsiah, S.; Dieye, A.M.; El Mzouri, E.; Gueye, B.; Gueye, C. (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2015)
    An optimal institutional framework for climate change adaptation is sometimes impeded by the nature of research, which focuses on a small number of contexts. This report synthesizes findings from a number of participatory ...

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