Climate change and natural resources and ecosystems

Together with our Green spaces, landscapes & biodiversity and Rural development & food security thematic groups, we regularly work on the development of mitigation and adaptation measures and strategies adapted to natural resources and ecosystems as well as on climate smart agriculture and early warning systems.

Our expertise:

  • Carbon accounting in natural ecosystems;
  • Sustainable management of natural resources;
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction;
  • Early Warning Systems;
  • Vulnerability Assessments;
  • Climate Smart Agriculture;
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management;
  • Fight against desertification;
  • Involvement of private sector in Climate Resilience;
  • Formulation of Land Use Policy and Planning for Reducing Climate Vulnerability;
  • Identification and Formulation of integrated Biodiversity-Climate Change programmes;
  • Sector, National and Regional Adaptation Strategies and Action Plans;
  • Climate Modelling, Regional Downscaling and geographical information systems;
  • Development of MSc Teaching Modules on Climate Smart Agriculture, Climate Modelling, Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation.

Selected Project References

Making agricultural investments sustainable and ecologically resilient to climate change in Kenya

Formulation of IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy (IRCCS) for Eastern Africa

Identification and Formulation of Integrated ASEAN Climate Change & Biodiversity Projects

Overseas Countries and Territories: Environmental Profiles

Forest protection and livelihoods improvement in the Alaotra Mangoro Region, Madagascar

Climate change adaptation in Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya

Development of a climate change adaptation strategy and programme for the coastal area of Ivory Coast

Mapping and prioritising needs for additional water supply in Douda, Djibouti