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By O. W. Olowa, O. A. Olowa, Walter Leal Filho (auth.), Walter Leal Filho (eds.)

It is generally said that, as well as international and nearby efforts to deal with weather swap through mitigation measures, model tasks can and maybe should still play a key function in permitting groups from throughout Africa to higher deal with the issues on the topic of it. for the reason that stories in weather switch edition in Africa are poorly documented, this ebook offers an try and deal with the perceived want for greater documentation and dissemination of African reviews on weather swap adaptation.

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Finally, current challenges and limitations for mainstreaming and upscaling these local adaptation measures in Africa will be explored and recommendations given for further research. 20 F. Mannke Methodology In methodological terms, a structured Internet-based assessment of communitybased climate change initiatives in Africa was undertaken in the frame of a 12-month mapping research fellowship. 1 The resulting database has thus been reduced and cleared of those countries where no initiatives could be identified; projects where climate change was not explicitly mentioned; those projects where information on status of implementation is lacking; those projects which were implemented before 2000; those projects which have been terminated in the meantime; and those projects for which no further information could be obtained to qualify for inclusion in the evaluation.

All project coordinators pointed out the key role of stakeholders in terms of working with and within the initiatives, becoming multipliers of project results for other regions and stakeholders, supporting the project with resources of all kinds, and promoting the uptake of similar activities in further regions, stressing the crucial importance of not only incorporating stakeholders fully into the design, planning and implementation of such local initiatives, but also keeping them motivated and involved in the process.

Critical success factors: this is a successful pilot project that aims to translate theoretical knowledge on climate change impacts into practical tools that protect not only ecosystems, but the local communities that depend on their goods and services. • Transferability: the lessons learnt from the project will be used to inform similar activities in other protected areas throughout Madagascar. Bravos do Zambeze—Mozambique (by Community Media For Development/UN Delivering as One Joint Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction, May 2009–February 2010) • Key objectives: producing a high-quality, 26-episode radio drama with training for community radio journalists to convey information about disaster risk reduction and build local capacity for reporting disasters and climate change adaptation • Community involvement: communities affected by flooding in the Zambezi river region were visited by researchers and case studies were drawn up which fed into the design of the radio drama.

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