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Ecosystem conservation for climate change adaptation in East Africa
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- Main Project
- Project leader:
- Melanie Heath
- Host institutions:
- Nature Kenya, Nature Uganda, Association Burundaise pour la protection des oiseaux, Association de la Conservation de Nature Rwanda
- Start date:
- UK institutions:
- Birdlife International
- Finish date:
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda
Note: the descriptions presented for projects approved before 2008 have been extracted from technical descriptions in project documents and were not originally intended for publication.
The roles and needs of ecosystems are integrated in national policies and plans for climate-change adaptation in four countries in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot.
1. Awareness of EbA raised and implementation capacity built within government and civil society.
2. National partnerships built for effective implementation of EbA.
3. Improved information and quantitative evidence of the benefits to be derived from ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in four countries.
4. Experience and best practice examples and guidance on the successful application of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation widely disseminated and contributing to regional and international climate change processes, specifically the CBD and UNFCCC.
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