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Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Targeting the Most Vulnerable
Duration01 May 2008 - 31 March 2011
DonorInternational Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Contract amountUS$ 91,241.00
Project objectivePromote adaptation among vulnerable populations through developing comprehensive systems for assessing global changes and the changes of these impacts across disaggregated systems, groups, and factors influencing initial state of vulnerability. Provide regional organisations, policy-makers and farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with tools to identify and implement appropriate adaptation strategies.
Focus countriesAngola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Project overview
Project Milestones
  • Provide help to collaborators in obtaining relevant secondary data and creating linkages with key scientists and analysts in member countries.
  • Provide a written review of the relevance of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment scenarios for climate change adaptation in Southern Africa
  • Undertake primary organising role for the initial planning workshop. Provide workshop summary report
  • Review results on year one vulnerability analysis and provide insights from FANRPAN member countries
  • Elicit information essential for understanding local policy options and strategies for adaptation
Project Deliverables
  • Initial planning meeting report
  • List of data, progress report on data availability and procurement
  • Southern Africa National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs) assessment report
  • Adaptation report
Role of node hosting institution
  • Hosting Dialogues
  • Maintaining Stakeholders Database
  • Information and Knowledge Dissemination
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