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GCCA + West Africa: climate action in 17 countries

Agriculteur © Neil Palmer Photography - CIAT Funded by the European Union, the West Africa component of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA + West Africa) aims to accelerate climate action in 17 African states. The project, which started its activities in 2019 presents a first assessment...
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The EU and IUCN congratulates Samoa on the launch of its Ocean Strategy

The EU and IUCN extends warm congratulations to the Government of Samoa and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the successful launch of Samoa’s Oceans Strategy 2020 – 2030. The Samoa Oceans Strategy (SOS), a first for the island nation, was developed following the country’s...
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Women lead coastal planting and clean-up activities in Hihifo, Tongatapu

Tongatapu is a relatively flat island and much of the north coast, including the urban area of Nuku’alofa, the capital city, is only 1-2 meters above sea level and is subject to periodic flooding during heavy rain. The risk of coastal inundation and erosion is often intensified by development in...
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Building climate resilience in the shadow of the Himalayas in Nepal

Suraj Bahadur Kunwar stands in front of a newly-constructed concrete building in the remote village of Narayanpur in Western Nepal. “Climate change has increased the risk of flooding. So we constructed this building for our security. Now we feel secure,” he says. “Heavy rain triggered flooding and...
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GCCA Tanzania Policy Brief, Climate Smart Agriculture from the Global Climate Change Alliance Tanzania

This policy brief describes experiences from five Global Climate Change Adaptation (GCCA) Tanzania projects that had as objective to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable Tanzanian communities to the adverse effects of climate change and contribute to poverty reduction. The policy brief is...
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