Tagged: adaptation

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The European Union is failing to give full details about its €7.2 billion pledge for immediate climate finance needs in developing countries. By not being fully transparent, the EU is undermining trust with developing countries.

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The United Nations’ Adaptation Fund has announced today that Spain is offering €45 million ($60 million) for short-term climate change adaptation needs in developing countries.

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Cattle die in the drought - district of Admitullu Jiddo Kombolcha in Ethiopia. The district used to be known for its livestock but the drought has killed many animals. Credit: Zeresenay Berhane Mehar

Small-scale farmers and pastoralists in Ethiopia are likely to bear the brunt of the negative impacts of climate change in the region, which will include increasing poverty, water scarcity, and food insecurity, according to a new Oxfam report.

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The fact that the IMF is proposing that adaptation efforts are funded by grants rather than loans is positive. But this will only work if developed countries ensure the money is there to resource this vital assistance to vulnerable countries.

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Valerio watches his lagoons drying up. Credit: Paula Plaza/Christian Aid

Climate change is causing glaciers to melt all over the world. Their disappearance is a serious threat to the viability of crops and the livelihood of agricultural communities.

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Mehnatobod village - Shifo (young girl) in the cotton fields. Credit:Karen Robinson/Oxfam International.

New Oxfam report "Reaching Tipping Point" says retreating glaciers and more extreme weather could dangerously erode food security, livelihoods and even regional stability by 2050 in Tajikistan.

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