Geo Coverage: Tanzania

Geo Coverage: Tanzania

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In recent years, Tanzania has witnessed a number of climate related disasters namely, flooding, droughts, widespread crop failures, livestock deaths and intensification of climate sensitive diseases among others. Regular climate discussions in the count ...

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KeywordClimate Change Costs
Type of DocumentPaper

OIKOS EAST AFRICA

One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is climate change. The accumulation of green house gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) from different sources in the atmospheres promotes global warming (IPCC, 2007). The major source of green house gases i ...

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KeywordClimate Change
Type of DocumentPaper, Presentations
Climate change vulnerability and adaptation preparedness in Tanzania

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Human induced climate change is likely to have severe consequences for Africa and a great deal of political att ention and discussion is focusing on what the countries of Africa need in order to adapt. Within these debates important questions surround ...

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Keywordvulnerability and adaptation
Type of DocumentReport
Climate Change, Vulnerable Communities and Adaptation

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IUCN, IISD, SEI-B and Intercooperation have developed a tool to enable project planners and managers to assess and enhance a project’s impact on community-level adaptive capacity. Specifically, the tool has been structured to: 1) Set the climate context: ...

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KeywordVulnerable Communities
Type of DocumentPaper, Guidelines

OIKOS EAST AFRICA

Climate volatility could change in the future, with important implications for agricultural productivity. For Tanzania, where food production and prices are sensitive to climate, changes in climate volatility could have severe implications for poverty. ...

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KeywordClimate Change Journals
Type of DocumentPaper

OIKOS EAST AFRICA

Tanzania is richly endowed with natural resources and a large majority of the population derive their livelihoods from agriculture, including livestock and fisheries. Together with higher agricultural productivity and development of agricultural value cha ...

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KeywordClimate Change and Environment Policy issues.
Type of DocumentPaper, Presentations
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO SMALL SCALE FARMERS: VOICES OF FARMERS IN VILLAGE COMMUNITIES IN TANZANIA

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The overall objective of this study is to assess the effects of climate change on small scale farmer in Tanzania in the past decade and recommend adaptation measures and policies to cope with climate change now and in the future. Specifically, this proj ...

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KeywordClimate Change and Small scale farmers
Type of DocumentPaper, Presentations
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INTENDED NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTIONS (INDCs)

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Tanzania is already experiencing adverse impacts of climate change. Current climate variability and change resulting in extreme weather events already lead to major economic costs in Tanzania. Every annual event has economic costs in excess of 1% of GDP ...

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KeywordNational Determinants
Type of DocumentPaper, Report, Presentations
NATIONAL ADAPTATION PROGRAMME OF ACTION (NAPA).

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Tanzania National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) preparation has been a timely opportunity to look at the country’s climate change related vulnerabilities in various sectors which are important for the economy. Tanzania NAPA document is informed ...

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KeywordAdaptation.
Type of DocumentReport
NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY 2012

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This Strategy has been developed in response to the growing concern of the negative impacts of climate change and climate variability on the country’s social, economic and physical environment. Its overall aim is to enhance the technical, institutional ...

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KeywordNational Stratergy
Type of DocumentReport, Guidelines, Presentations
Policy Analysis in relation to climate change adaptation, mitigation, agriculture and REDD

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This policy analysis in relation to climate change adaptation, mitigation, agriculture and Reduced Emission in Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) has been conducted within the framework of the project "climate change, agriculture and poverty alle ...

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KeywordPolicy analysis
Type of DocumentPaper, Report
Report on Forests, Rangelands and Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania

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Presented in the Workshop on Forests, Rangelands and Climate Change Adaptation in Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa 17 – 19 June 2013 Prepared by Constantine M. Shayo Vice President’s Office Dar es Salaam TANZANIA

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KeywordReport
Type of DocumentReport

OIKOS EAST AFRICA

The development partners group, with funding from the UK (DFID), have sponsored this initial study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The work is led by the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership, together with the S ...

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KeywordClimate Change Economics
Type of DocumentPaper

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