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  • Jones, Lindsey; Carabine, Elizabeth; Schipper, E. Lisa (Pathways to Resilience in semi-arid Economies (PRISE), 2015-06)
    Building on this conceptuatlisation of maladaptation, we present the groundwork for a framework that can lend itself to qualitative assessment of adaptation strategies and clarify the differences between four distinct types ...
  • CRDI. Initiative de recherche concertée sur l'adaptation en Afrique et en Asie (IRCAAA) (Initiative de recherche concertée sur l'adaptation en Afrique et en Asie (IRCAAA), CRDI, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2015)
  • Lutz, Arthur F.; Immerzeel, Walter (HI-AWARE, 2016-10)
    High-altitude climates are particularly uncertain, and commonly used climate datasets are grossly inaccurate at high altitudes. Therefore, a novel reference climate dataset covering the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra (IGB) ...
  • Cochrane, Logan; Cundill, Georgina; Ludi, Eva; New, Mark; Nicholls, Robert J. (Springer, 2017-03)
    The reality of global climate change demands novel approaches to science that are reflective of the scales at which changes are likely to occur, and of the new forms of knowledge required to positively influence policy to ...
  • Cochrane, Logan; Cundill, Georgina; Ludi, Eva; New, Mark; Nicholls, Robert J.; Wester, Philippus; Cantin, Bernard; Murali, Kallur Subrammanyam; Leone, Michele; Kituyi, Evans; Landry, Marie-Eve (Springer, 2017-03)
    The study examines opportunities and challenges presented by a collaborative, transdisciplinary research project on climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia. Using a hotspot approach, the Collaborative Adaptation ...
  • Daron, Joseph D., Dr.; Climate system analysis group (CSAG), University of Cape Town (CARIAA and ASSAR, 2018-07)
    This report provides a general overview of the regional climate in southern Africa, including seasonal and cyclical periods. Climate trends over time are shown in figures/maps encompassing seasonally averaged spatial and ...
  • Daron, Dr Joseph D. (2018-07)
    This report provides an overview of the regional climate in East Africa. The impacts of future climate change on different sectors are complicated by the spread of model projections and the complexity of natural and societal ...
  • Chaturvedi, Rajiv; Bazaz, Amir; Shashikala, V.; Krishnaswamy, Jagdish; Sanjay, J.; Mujumdar, Milind; Badiger, Shrinivas; Bunyan, Milind (International Development Research Centre, 2018-11)
    It was essential to understand the extent of climatic variability and the associated biophysical response to ascertain appropriate entry points for the RRP phase. To enhance our understanding of historical climate change ...
  • Daron, Joseph D. Dr (2014)
    This report provides a general overview of the regional climate in West Africa. A follow-up report that provides a specific focus on the climate of the semi-arid regions of West Africa is currently under development.
  • Denton, Fatima; Kituyi, Evans; Lo, Henri; Wouapi, Hervé (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    This paper demonstrates the ability of regional institutions to pool existing knowledge and resources, leverage local and national policies, and position African countries at international negotiations. Because climate ...
  • Gosh, Asish; Salehin, Mashfiqus; Nelson, Winfred; Mensah, Adelina (2015-12)
    The description of work for Work Package 1 envisages four separate rounds of stakeholder engagement. This report presents the activities undertaken as part of the first round of stakeholder engagements. The activities ...
  • DECCMA (2016-12-28)
    The DEltas, Vulnerability, and Climate Change: Migration as an Adaptation (DECCMA) workshop provided opportunities for participants to express and discuss feedback about the ongoing work of DECCMA while raising awareness ...
  • Cundill Kemp, Georgina (2017-04)
    Research-into-Use refers to a long term process of inter-related activities aimed at ensuring that research results contribute toward policy and practice, opening up opportunities for the co-creation of knowledge beyond ...
  • Ghosh, Ashish K.; Hazra, Sugata; Samling, Clare Lizamit (2015-08)
    Displacement of people in India, is largely triggered by factors such as, development projects, political conflict, setting up Protected Area Networks and Conservation areas and natural disasters, amongst others. The ...
  • Jobbins, Guy; Conway, Declan; Fankhauser, Sam; Gueye, Bara; Liwenga, Emma; Ludi, Eva; Mitchell, Tom; Mountfort, Helen; Suleri, Abid (PRISE Pathways to resilience tin semi-arid economies, 2016-09-13)
    The research considers what ‘fast, fair and resilient growth’ means in the context of rapidly changing socioeconomic and environmental systems in drylands. It examines five recurring issues: difficult geography; weak ...
  • Khan, Ahmed; Cundill Kemp, Georgina; Currie-Alder, Bruce; Leone, Michele (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2018-06)
    Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots in Africa and Asia. The strong ...
  • Mensah, Adelina; Anderson, Kirk; Nelson, Winfred (2016-12)
    Ghana, as a signatory to international requirements of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol, has recognized the risks of global warming to its economy and has committed ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...