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Environment and Adaptation to Climate Change

The increasing variability of our climate, largely due to the over-exploitation of natural resources by industrialised countries, is having a dramatic impact on people in poorer countries living in poverty. Changes to climate may include unpredictable rainfall patterns, increased frequency and intensity of storms, and sea level rise. Communities are being forced to change their ways of living in order to adapt: growing different crops, making better use of scarce water resources, using different production methods, or preparing for more frequent weather-related disasters. For adaptation, the technologies that will be useful to one community may not apply to another: they must be rooted in the local context and people's knowledge, culture and values, as these will determine how they can best cope with change. The few technologies described here offer some relevant solutions to the challenges that communities all around the world will increasingly find themselves having to face.

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تغير المناخ

تغير المناخ هو تغيير بطرأ على مستويات عناصر الطقس )كدرجات الحرارة وكميات الامطار( في إقليم ما على المدى الطويل. إن أنشطة الانسان المختلفة خاصة الصناعية منها والتي تزايدت معدلاتها بعد الثورة...

Practical Action Sudan, Published on 2014

Understanding the Demand and Supply of Climate Change Knowledge Management in Nepal

This study has explored and unpacked various aspects from local to national level in terms of strengthening climate change knowledge management in Nepal. This has provided essentially: a)...

Action, Practical;Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST);Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPML), Published by NAST and OPML on 2016

Handbill on Weather Information Board

Weather Information Board a solution on agro meteorological advisory service 

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published on 2017

Our CO.2 & the climate

Practical Action's response and commitment with the world beginning to move towards a reduced carbon economy where everybody is expected to participate collectively for a better world, it is...

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

Mitigating Climate Change

Urgency of action in climate change discussions mitigation refers to reducing emissions into the atmosphere of gases which contribute to climate change, principally carbon dioxide but also other...

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2012

Practical action briefing climate change and agriculture

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world's population. But it also has a troubling relationship to climate...

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2012

Water resources for pastoralist drylands:

In particular scaling up of the shallow well technology has been limited by the following barriers. 1) Lack of understanding on technical options. 2) Many professionals have no faith in community...

Eric Kisiangani ,Antony Njogu., Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2009

Exploring participation and information access in climate adaptation planning

A Google.org Sponsored Project in Kenya The SEI, with Kenyan partners ACTS and Practical Action, aims to explore how to deploy information on climate change, potential impacts and integrated...

Adriaan Tas, Tom Downing, Eric Kisiangani, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

डुबान सहन सक्ने धान खेति प्रविधि

यस सामग्रिमा डुबान सहन सक्ने धान खेति सम्बन्धित सम्पूर्ण जानकारी समावेश गरिएको छ।

Khadka, Rakesh, Published by Practical Action on 2016

Climate Change and Water shade management Action Research: Biological Diversity Assessment Report.

An Action Research on Climate Change and Watershed Management.

Chapano, Christopher, Published by Practical Action Southern Africa on 2015

जलवायु परिवर्तन

यस ज्ञान सामाग्रीमा खडेरी या कम वर्षातले कृषि क्षेत्रमा पार्न सक्ने असरहरुलाई न्यूनीकरण गर्ने बारे जानकारी समाबेश गरिएको छ

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action Nepal on 2015

जलवायु परिवर्तन

यस ज्ञान सामाग्रीले जलवायु परिवर्तनको परिभाषा र नेपालमा परेको प्रभावको बारेमा जानकारी दीईएको छ जस्तै यसले कृषिमा पारेको प्रभावको पनि जानकारी दीइएको छ

Practical Action Nepal, Published by Practical Action Nepal on 2015

নোনা মাটির কথকতা

ইউএনডিপি/জিইএফ এবং প্র্যাকটিক্যাল এ্যাকশন বাংলাদেশ কমিউনিটি বেইজ্ড এডাপটেশন প্রকল্প বাস্তবায়ন করেছে। এই উদ্যোগের লক্ষ্য হচ্ছে উপকূলীয় সম্প্রদায়ের জলবায়ু পরিবর্তনের প্রভাব থেকে সুস্থ্য ও সুরক্ষিত...

Published by Practical Action, Bangladesh on 2012

সুন্দর আগামীর সম্ভাবনা

এই তথ্যচিত্র বাংলাদেশের অরক্ষিত উপকূলীয় এলাকায় কমিউনিটি ভিত্তিক অভিযোজন প্রকল্পের

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published by Practical Action, Bangladesh on 2012

Community-Based Adaptation: Innovation to Build Resilience

The technical innovation described in this document has been piloted under the 'Community based adoption in vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh', a sub-project under the 'RETA 6422: Mainstreaming...

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published by Practical Action, Bangladesh on 2013

Communicating uncertainty: media stories from Sri Lanka on climate change

Practical Action together with the Sri Lanka press Institute facilitated young journalists to look for human interests stories on climate change and encouraged them to investigate and report on...

Senanayake,D.(ed);Ayub,M. (ed);Mirinda,R. (ed);Kekulandera,B. (ed), Published on 2015

Pollution Prevention Through Market-Based Incentives : Two case Studies on Thailand

The German Agency GTZ through its Pilot Program on Institutional Development in Environment (PVI) has commissioned case studies on different aspects of economic instruments in environmental policy...

Stephan Paulus, Published by GIZ (GTZ) on 1994

जलवायु परिवर्तन सूचना निर्देशिका

जलवायु परिवर्तनको जोखिमबाट बचौं ।

Practical Action Nepal Office, Published on 2007

Artificial Reefs and their Placement

People are destroying coral reefs at an unprecedented rate. One part of a solution could be for the community to build artificial reefs. People are destroying coral reefs at an unprecedented rate....

Paul Calvert, Published on 1995

Impacts of Climate Change in Nepal

Taap Narayan adapts to climate change by adopting different livelihood options to secure his livelihood. Check out the video to see what Taap is doing differently.

Practical Action, Published on 2014


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