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 (coming soon!).

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dscn4033 - climate adaptation.
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Chkhaveri Vineyards Against Land Erosion in Keda Municipality, Georgia

This solution, which has been implemented by the Caucasian Environmental Non-Government Organizations Network (CENN) and supported by USAID, aimed to reduce soil erosion in the Keda Municipality by planting vineyards of Chkhaveri grapes.

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vilcanota - climate adaptation.
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Conservation of Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.) of Vilcanota range, Peru

The objective of this project is to protect and restore Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.), their water, landscape and biodiversity, carried out together with local communities through traditional collective work strategies.

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tarapaca - climate adaptation.
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Improvement of vegas and bofedales through traditional Aymara practices in the highlands of northern Chile

In the highlands of Tarapacá, Chile, traditional practices, mainly from the Aymara culture, are revalued, and practices are applied to improve water distribution and soil moistening in the wetlands (bofedales).

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anta - climate adaptation.
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Strengthening and sustainable development of quinoa cultivation in the province of Anta

This solution aimed at sustainable development of quinoa cultivation in the province of Anta, Cusco (Peru) based on seed selection, organic production and efficient water management to reduce the probability of erosion and soil degradation.

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Wetland management and conservation in the Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve, Argentina

This program works with the communities and other local actors in the recovery of degraded wetlands in the Pozuelos Lagoon, northern Argentina, through the construction of small dams that accumulate water, increase the productivity of the wetland and recover grazing areas.

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nor yauyos cochas - climate adaptation.
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Robust ecosystem-based adaptation measures in Miraflores, in the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve

The case corresponds to the EbA (Ecosystem-based Adaptation) experiences implemented in the community of Miraflores (other implementation sites were Canchayllo, Tanta and Tomas), in the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve (RPNYC), located in the central Andean zone, Peru.

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farallon - climate adaptation.
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Management of vegas and swamps with traditional techniques by the Kolla community of Lagunillas del Farallón, in the Jujuy Puna, Argentina

In 2012-2013 pilot experiences were carried out on the management of vegas and swamps (high-altitude wetlands) at Lagunillas del Farallón, between 2,900 and 3,500 meters above sea level, in the high Andes of Argentina.

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bhutan project undp - climate adaptation.
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Addressing the Risk of Climate-induced Disasters through Enhanced National and Local Capacity for Effective Actions

Implemented in Bhutan, the main objective of this project, also known as NAPA II, was to enhance national, local and community capacities to prepare for and respond to multiple climate-induced hazards in order to reduce the potential loss of human life, national economic infrastructure, livelihoods and livelihood assets.

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project - climate adaptation.
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Creating Opportunities in a Safe Environment: Fostering Self-Sustained and Resilient Communities (COSE II)

The “Creating Opportunities in a Safe Environment: Fostering Self-Sustained and Resilient Communities (COSE II)” solution was implemented at the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in Tajikistan with the objective to increase the disaster resilience of local communities through reduced vulnerability and increased livelihood opportunities.

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