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P.O. Box 57588-00200
Nairobi
Kenya
1° 8' 33.0072" S, 36° 44' 17.8116" E
KE
Organization Overview: 

Eco Centric Kenya is a consortium of experts from diverse professional backgrounds within the Environmental field. Our experts have global work experience and accreditation and have come together to offer potential clients a one stop solution within the environmental field. As an environmental solutions & consultancy firm, our top mandate is to get jobs done right the first time around and with this in mind we go that extra mile for our clients every time.

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United States
46° 51' 57.5712" N, 113° 59' 55.986" W
US

Project Summary

Climate change presents an uncertain future with potentially high costs for Missoula County in western Montana. The area's economy and high quality of life that draw and keep people in the region could be in jeopardy due to changes in average temperature, stream flows, and precipitation. While the exact trajectory of change is unknown, preparations can be made for the future based on a reasonable range of expected scenarios. Preparing for climate change is similar to preparing for other potential events, such as fire or drought.

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1221 SW 4th Avenue Room 110
97204 Portland , OR
United States
45° 31' 18.2784" N, 122° 41' 23.3484" W
Oregon US
Organization Overview: 

The City of Portland was incorporated in 1851 by the territory of Oregon, eight years prior to the year Oregon was granted statehood, 1859. In 1903, the State of Oregon granted a new Charter to the City of Portland.

The City of Portland is committed to clean air and water, livable neighborhoods, parks and open spaces for all, economic development that is sustainable for our environment, transportation that makes sense and much more.

They are home to the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, and Portland Parks and Recreation.

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300 Water Street P.O. Box 7000
K9J 8M5 Peterborough , ON
Canada
51° 43' 37.3008" N, 87° 0' 42.1884" W
Ontario CA
Organization Overview: 

The Ministry of Natural Resources works collaboratively with a wide variety of partners, environmental organizations, private resource sector industry, fish and game associations, researchers, and other government agencies of all levels, to name just a few. We conduct scientific research and apply the findings to develop effective resource management policies. The Ministry of Natural Resources also manages Ontario’s Crown land, promotes economic opportunities in the resource sector and enhances opportunities for outdoor recreation.

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Washington , DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
District Of Columbia US
Organization Overview: 

At the Petersberg Ministerial Climate Dialogue hosted by the governments of Germany and Mexico in May 2010, Costa Rica, Spain, and the United States identifi ed a need for development practitioners to share information and lessons on adaptation efforts. The three countries took on the role of chairing a global Adaptation Partnership. Since then, over 50 developing and developed countries have participated in the Partnership to identify common adaptation priorities and improve coordination of efforts to scale up action and financing for adaptation.

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Volunteer Coordinator

Abstract

Growing understanding of the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change has led to a significant increase in ongoing and planned adaptation action in the developing regions of the world, including South Asia. This upsurge in climate change adaptation action is a welcome occurrence, but enhanced coordination among expanding networks of adaptation actors is needed to ensure resources are deployed quickly and effectively.

Abstract

Growing understanding of the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change has led to a significant rise in ongoing and planned adaptation action in the developing regions of the world. This upsurge in climate change adaptation action is a welcome occurrence, but enhanced coordination among expanding networks of adaptation actors is needed to ensure resources are deployed quickly and effectively. Responding to this concern, a review of current and planned adaptation action in North Africa was undertaken by the Adaptation Partnership1 between October 2010 and April 2011.

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Growing understanding of the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change has led to a significant rise in ongoing and planned adaptation action in the developing regions of the world, including the Caribbean. This upsurge in climate change adaptation action is a welcome occurrence, but enhanced coordination among expanding networks of adaptation actors is needed to ensure resources are deployed quickly and effectively.

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