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1 Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG)  Community
The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) comprises seven U.S.-based international conservation non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with field programs in Africa. ABCG explores emerging and high priority African conservation issues, shares...
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2 Addressing Global Climate Change in Through Adaptation and Actions in Woodlands, Grasslands and Other Ecosystems   Topic
Background Climate change, and its impacts on ecosystems and people, will likely be the biggest threat to biodiversity conservation in Africa in the future.  The expected impacts of climate change include shifting rainfall patterns, rising...
 
3 IRIN: A Gathering Storm: New climate change videos  Online Resource
NAIROBI, 8 December 2008 (IRIN) - As the Poznan Climate Change conference enters its final days, IRIN, with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is pleased to announce the launch of eight short videos exploring the human cost...
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4 Building African Capacity for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing Climate  Online Resource
The Global Change SySTem for Analysis, Research, and Training (START) has a lot of interesting brochures, assessments, baseline studies, etc. on their website relating to monitoring climate change impact on biodiversity in Africa.
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5 Climate Change as a Development Opportunity - Shanta Devarajan, World Bank Chief Economist for Africa  Online Resource
This blog entry by the World Bank's Chief Economist for Africa examines the impacts that climate change may have on African agriculture, specifically regarding rainfall and irrigation. He poses the question: could the threat of climate change (or the...
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6 Natural Solutions: protected areas helping people cope with climate change  Online Resource
Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 December 2009 –  Protected Areas offer a cost effective solution to the impacts of climate change, according to a new book from IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, the United Nations Development Programme, Wildlife...
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7 Partners with nature: How healthy ecosystems are helping the world’s most vulnerable adapt to climate change  Document
Healthy, bio-diverse environments play a vital role in maintaining and increasing resilience to climate change, and reducing risk and vulnerability. This is particularly critical to the world’s 2.7 billion poor people, many of whom depend on...
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8 Climate Change Adaptation  Topic
"Adaptation is a journey and not a destination." ABCG and Climate Change AdaptationThe progress achieved over many decades of conservation efforts in Africa is increasingly threatened by climatic change. According to the...
 
9 ABCG Climate Change Adaptation Report  Document
ABCG has prepared a report evaluating its members' respective experiences in climate change adaptation in Africa. Preliminary results were reviewed in a July 2011 workshop that brought together key climate change adaptation staff from each ABCG...
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10 Adaptation Report Launch Agenda 2011Oct20  Document
Conservation Lessons Learned fromABCG Climate Change Adaptation Work in Africa 20 October 2011 Agenda
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