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Climate Change And Development Consultation On Key Researchable Issues Section 6: West Africa Region Section 6.2. Senegal Scoping Study


Document begins: CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTATION ON KEY RESEARCHABLE ISSUES SECTION 6: WEST AFRICA REGION SECTION 6.2. SENEGAL SCOPING STUDY ENDA - NOGOYE THIAM AND OTHERS Saleemul Huq and Hannah Reid Climate Change Group International Institute for Environment and Development 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD, UK Tel: (+44 20) 7388 2117 Fax: (+44 20) 7388 2826 Email: saleemul.huq@iied.org hannah.reid@iied.org CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT C. COUNTRY REPORT/SENEGAL C1. Introduction In accordance with the project's terms of reference, the methodology used combined an array of approaches that entailed: · Compiling an inventory of, and making use of, documents relating to climate change with a view to establishing its impacts on the development process, identifying suitable adaptation strategies and assessing the effectiveness of actions undertaken to reduce the vulnerability of various sectors of the economy to climate; · Carrying out interviews with key players in public institutions (ministries, technical departments, projects, etc.) in order to ascertain their views on adaptation strategies; · Holding discussions in relatively small and homogenous groups on how climate change interacts with development. These focus groups looked at three topics: (i) water and agriculture, (ii) health and (iii) the management of coastal zones; · Holding a regional ...

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  • IIED code: G00062
  • Published: 1066
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Language: English

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