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Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy. Research results from the Ecosystems Protecting Infrastructure and Communities project, Senegal
Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of an overall strategy to help people to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and promote sustainable development. This report presents the results of using our Framework for Assessing EbA Effectiveness at the Ecosystems Protecting Infrastructure and Communities project, Senegal. The findings will be combined with those from 12 other sites in 11 other countries to help show climate change policymakers when and why EbA is effective.
IIED and IUCN are using evidence from the EPIC Project piloted in Senegal to explore the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation as well as inform and influence national adaptation and mitigation planning processes and policies.
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EBA Evidence and Policy: Senegal