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Innovative Mountain Adaptation: A Case Study in Agroforestry’s Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits
Small-scale coffee and cocoa farmers in northern Peru are successfully adapting to the challenges of climate change and enjoying higher incomes thanks to an innovative agroforestry project.
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Spotlight on Key Publications: Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems
This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting policy and practice experiences in adaptation to climate variability in mountain ecosystems, focusing on: Adaptation Strategy and Programme Design, Country Case Studies,...
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Strengthening Agrobiodiversity: A Key Adaptation Strategy for Latin America’s Mountain Ecosystems
With their high levels of agrobiodiversity, Latin American countries are implementing innovative research programmes and policies to conserve native and wild crop and animal species. Their work is helping to...
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Brazil’s Public Policy Package for Successful Farmer Adaptation
Brazil’s policy package – using market mechanisms and no-regrets policies that address the diversity of farmers’ needs – offers an interesting policy model for addressing climate change adaptation in semi-arid...
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Spotlight on Arguments: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
Community-based adaptation (CBA) in Latin America is a large field, with many complimentary issues, such as agroforestry, water management, meteorological forecasting, and even the link between CBA and development itself....
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Spotlight on Publications: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
Community-based responses to climate change build the capacity of populations to adapt in the face of increasing climate variability. This selection highlights some key publications related to Community-Based Adaptation (CBA)...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
This selection describes key Brazilian and international organisations working on community-based adaptation (CBA) in semi-arid areas, focusing on the resources they offer to South Asian and Sub-Saharan African development actors.
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An Integrated Approach to Improving Adaptive Capacity: The Adapta Sertão Experience
Through Adapta Sertão, small farmers in one of Brazil's semi-arid regions were helped to increase their yields, find markets to sell their crops and access micro-credit to buy productive technology...
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Improving Small Farmers’ Adaptive Capacity in Semi-arid Regions
Brazilian Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) strategies work to improve farmers' quality of life, earning power and overall resiliency to adapt as conditions worsen due to climate change. Brazil's creative and successful...
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Water and Climate Change: Improving Access and Management in Semi-Arid Brazil
Climate change is worsening the water scarcity dry areas already face. Through the combined action of civil society and government, Brazil has managed to both improve water supply and put...
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