Adaptation at Altitude

Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal (A@A-SP)

Welcome to the A@A Solutions Portal! 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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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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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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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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gloria - climate adaptation.
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Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA) - Andes Network

The GLORIA-Andes network is a regional long-term monitoring platform that studies the impacts of climate change on the biodiversity of high mountain ecosystems in the Andes.

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ema colombia - climate adaptation.
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Strategy for Integrated Monitoring of High Mountain Ecosystems in Colombia (EMA)

The objective of this solution is to promote a socio-environmental and multi-scale approach for long-term monitoring of the Claro River Basin, Colombia.

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Mechanisms for ecosystem services retribution in the Cañete river basin, Peru (MERESE)

This project implemented by the Minister of Environment of Peru (MINAM) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) sought to conserve and protect 9,482 hectares of native forests, grasslands and wetlands in the Cañete river basin, Peru.

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simbio gefmontana - climate adaptation.
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Protecting Biodiversity and Multiple Ecosystem Services in Mountain Biological Corridors of the Mediterranean Ecosystem in the Santiago and Valparaíso regions, Chile (GEF-Montaña)

This project seeks to contribute to the development of public-private initiatives that allow the conservation of biodiversity and protect or enhance the benefits provided by mountain ecosystems.

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bioculture and climate change project - climate adaptation.
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The Bioculture and Climate Change Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Bioculture and Climate Change Project focuses on an approach of adaptation based on communities and their ancestral knowledge on climate, which goes beyond the traditional approach of ecosystems-based adaptation (EbA). It is developed in the upper valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia, for the protection of watersheds, through the co-creation and revaluation of ancestral knowledge.

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