Latest Good Practice Cases

Listed below are the good practice project cases, which can be divided into those that aim to mitigate or adapt to climate change. The advanced filters allow for more detailed searches. Readers can ‘rate’ cases according to how useful they found them for their particular work, share cases via facebook, twitter or email, contact the authors and/or project developers and start a discussion group regarding a particular project, experience or idea.
To deal with the climate change effects (decline of agricultural productivity, progressive rural migration) coupled with an...
30-09-2013
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In response to the climatic adverse effects that lessened heavily the high productivity potential of the rural community of Sebikotane,...
27-08-2013
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Photo 1a : ‘Produced environment’ system (Source: ENDA SYSPRO, 2004)
Engaging communities for conservation and climate change adaptation
01-08-2013
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This case study shows the experience on vulnerability assessment and community-based initiatives to adapt to Climate Change. The range of...
23-07-2013
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Photo 1: Stone lines (Source: ENDA Energy, March 2013)
The Dabane Trust is developing a water supply program in Zimbabwe to establish alternative sources of clean water for domestic use and...
01-10-2013
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This World Bank-supported project was launched in 2011 and is being implemented by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy...
07-06-2013
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This project describes the South African government's experience with an off-grid solar PV programme to provide isolated and rural...
28-05-2013
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"Climate Change on Air" produced a 20 episode climate risk management educational radio serial drama to educate smallholders living in the...
03-05-2013
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The Kuraymat Integrated Solar Combined Cycle (ISCC) Power Plant is the only major grid-connected solar power project in Egypt, which became...
18-04-2013
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This case critiques the implementation of a participatory project on disaster preparedness in Vietnam, highlighting relevant lessons for...
28-09-2012
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This case study shows the experience on participative community adaptation projects to develop a range of coping mechanisms for reducing...
15-08-2012
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Eco-Cities are places where people can live healthier and economically productive lives while reducing their impact on the environment....
21-09-2012
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The LBDC is a scientific and development challenge that seeks to increase the productivity of rain fed agriculture, increase the resilience...
27-07-2012
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The objective of the SECCAP project is to enhance the capacity of policy analysts and scientists in the fields of agriculture, climate and...
27-07-2012
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The Women Accessing Realigned Markets (WARM) Project sought to strengthen the ability of women farmers to advocate for appropriate...
26-07-2012
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The project is implemented by FAO, ICRAF and CARE International. It advocates conservation agriculture with trees as part of climate smart...
11-10-2012
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Resilient Agro - Landscapes to Climate Change in Tanzania (ReACCT)aims at assessing the regional impacts of climate change on agriculture...
08-07-2012
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Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI) seeks to provide a pragmatic, local-level planning and costing framework suitable for...
05-07-2012
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The African Highlands Initiative (AHI), a program in World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) worked to improve livelihoods and reduce natural...
02-07-2012
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This case shares Landcare experiences of communities in the highlands of East Africa and how it has contributed to their adaptation to...
29-06-2012
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Catalyze Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability (CATALIST) was a project funded by the...
29-09-2014
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Mobilization and capacity building for small and medium scale enterprises involved in the production and commercialization of non-wood...
26-09-2014
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The Talensi district in Northeastern Ghana is located within a semi-arid zone that has been experiencing erratic rainfall and receding...
19-09-2014
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The Mariannhill Landfill opened in 1997, was awarded National Conservancy status in 2002, and registered as a Clean Development Mechanism...
10-09-2014
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The City of Johannesburg is implementing a Bus rapid Transport system called Rea Vaya and currently has 120 km of a final 330 km up and...
23-08-2014
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This case study summarizes the experience of installing and scaling-up biogas units in order to mitigate the degradation and deforestation...
18-08-2014
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Kilimo Salama is a weather based index insurance designed for Kenya and Rwanda farmers to help them insure their farm inputs against...
07-06-2014
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This long-term project (35 years) aims to maintain and increase native flora and fauna, improve the soil to reduce the risk of floods and...
17-05-2014
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Energy security and energy access are two important issues in Ghana. This project aims at contributing to energy security by reducing...
17-04-2014
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Spekboom is a succulent tree that is dominant in some types of semi-arid Subtropical Thicket vegetation found in the Eastern Cape, South...
04-04-2014
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