Adaptation at Altitude

Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal

Welcome to the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal (A@A-SP)! This portal allows you to explore tried and tested climate change adaptation solutions for mountain regions, see where they have been implemented, and by who. Use the filters and search option below to explore the solutions, or find solutions in your area of interest using the map.

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Sustainable Land Management Project 2, Ethiopia (SLMP-2)

This project was designed as the second phase of the Sustainable Land Management Project (SLMP), implemented in Ethiopia from 2008 to 2018 by the national government and supported by the World Bank. Through its two phases (SLMP-1 and SLMP-2), the SLMP had the objective to reduce land degradation and improve land productivity in agricultural landscapes in selected regions of the country.

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glof pakistan - climate adaptation.
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Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacier Lake Outburst Floods in Northern Pakistan

To address the increased Glacial Lake Outburst Flood risk posed by climate change, this project developed the human and technical capacity of public institutions  to understand and address immediate GLOF risks for vulnerable communities in Northern Pakistan.

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slmp 1 - climate adaptation.
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Sustainable Land Management Project I, Ethiopia (SLMP-1)

The core principle of the SLMP project (1 and 2) was that integrated sustainable land management interventions in watershed landscapes supported by land certification and institutional capacity development would provide incentives for community participation and smallholder investments that would lead to a reduction in land degradation and improved productivity on communal and household farmland.

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pucd pakistan - climate adaptation.
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Inter-regional Project for Participatory Upland Conservation and Development (PUCD)

The project was designed as a pilot process-oriented initiative. Throughout its three different phases, it was guided by the main objective to identify and test methods and techniques for participatory sustainable management of upland watersheds.

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Afghanistan Resilience Consortium's Community Based Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction (CBED)

This project aimed to build resilience of Afghan communities and ecosystems to climate-induced hazards within two major river basins, through the implementation of a range of community-selected and community-led water conservation and risk reduction measures.

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tibetan women in jiabi village established the mentsunmo climate action carbon neutral forest on the sacred mountain - climate adaptation.
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Climate Change in the Eastern Himalayas: Community-based Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Support Biodiversity Conservation

This project seeks to design a community-based biodiversity conservation plan based on the traditional ecological knowledge in the Eastern Tibetan Himalayas of North-West Yunnan Province, China. 

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workshop-aaa solution - climate adaptation.
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Community Based Adaptive Natural Resource Development to Climate Change Adaptation in Rainfed Middle Himalaya

The Department of Geography of Kumaun University in India organized and implemented training workshops in the Himalayan town of Nainital, to support local government stakeholders, community based institutions, young researchers and local people in assessing, monitoring and adapting to droughts in the Himalaya. 

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aicca ecuador - climate adaptation.
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Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Andes (AICCA), Ecuador

This solution seeks to increase the resilience of the main productive sectors of the Napo Province, Ecuador, by promoting alternatives to intensive cattle ranching and agriculture, while at the same time reducing pressure on the paramo ecosystem and water resources. It is part of the project Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Andes (AICCA).

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Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Andes (AICCA), Colombia

This solution addresses the increasing uncertainty regarding the availability of water resources in the Tota Lake basin, Colombia. It aims to strengthen the resilience of productive systems through rainwater harvesting system. 

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