Posts Tagged ‘ Adaptation ’

Connecting Dots: Communicating Climate Science In Himalayas

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

Mountain Voice: In the series of Mountain Voice project the Climate Himalaya team interviewed Dr. David J Molden, Director General of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, Nepal) and discussed about the climate related issues in Himalayan region and about scientific communications and policy making processes. Climate Himalaya: Barring exceptions, it is business as

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Climate Change May Make Insect-Born Diseases Harder to Control

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By
DISEASE CONTROL: Climate change will make it even harder to control insect-born diseases like malaria. Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientific American: Warmer temperatures will combine with numerous other factors to make diseases like malaria and West Nile virus harder to control. Climate change can influence how infectious diseases affect the world, particularly illnesses spread by vectors like mosquitoes. Now scientists have developed some understanding about how rainfall and temperature can influence malaria, dengue and

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300 Hands-On Field Activities for Community Based Adaptation Projects

Nov 5th, 2011 | By
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CSDi is presenting a compilation of Community Based Adaptation Field Activities—complete with links to source materials and technical information. The content of field activities is given broadly in following heads: 1. Agriculture a. Soil and water conservation for agriculture. b. Developing water for agriculture. c. Agriculture in flood-prone or waterlogged areas. d. CBA techniques for agriculture.

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CCAFS Call for Proposals

Aug 5th, 2011 | By

CCAFS Call for Proposals: Agricultural Knowledge Networks, Innovation, and Behavioral Change for Climate Change Adaptation. The CGIAR Centre for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has opened calls for proposals for research on agricultural knowledge networks, innovation, and behavioral change for climate change adaptation is now open. The project will be undertaken in India,

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