UNCCD

MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE PREDICTION RESEARCH PROJECT: "Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment".

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Reporting Entity: European Union

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General Information

General Information

Title of best practice:

MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE PREDICTION RESEARCH PROJECT:
"Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment".

Reporting Entity:

European Union

Classification

Contribution to Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) measures

  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation

Contribution to the strategic objectives

  • To improve the living conditions of affected populations
  • To improve the conditions of affected ecosystems
  • To generate global benefits through effective implementation of the Convention

Specifications

Section 1. Context of the best practice: frame conditions (natural and human environment)

Short description of the best practice

The CIRCE Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme, aims to reach this objective, highlighting impacts and possible adaptation actions of the climate change in the Mediterranean region, that includes Europe, North Africa and Middle East.
http://www.circeproject.eu/

Location

Mediterranean region, that includes Europe, North Africa and Middle East.

On the basis of which criteria and/or indicator(s) (not related to The Strategy) the proposed practice and corresponding technology has been considered as 'best'?

On the basis of measures, methods or activities that are considered successful in terms of achieving desired outcomes and good performances when it comes to UNCCD operational and strategic objectives, and that are contributing to enhance the implementation of the Convention.

Section 2. Problems addressed (direct and indirect causes) and objectives of the best practice

Specify the objectives of the best practice

Prediction and quantification of physical impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean area;
|Evaluation of the consequences of climate change for the society and the economy of the populations located in the Mediterranean area;
|Development of an integrated approach to understand combined effects of climate change;
|Identification, adaptation and mitigation strategies in collaboration with regional stakeholders.

Section 4. Institutions/actors involved (collaboration, participation, role of stakeholders)

Was the technology developed in partnership?

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RESARCH LINE ON COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=42&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON IDENTIFICACTION AND ATRIBUTION OF PRESENT CLIMATE TRENDS
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=43&Itemid=0
|RESEARCH LINE ON THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION AND THE GLOBAL CLIMATE SYSTEM
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=70&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON RADIATION, CLOUDS AND AEROSOLS
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=71&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON SCALE INTERACTION AND FEED BACK PROCESSES
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=72&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON WATER CYCLE
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=73&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON EXTREME EVENTS
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=74&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON IMPATCS OF GLOBAL CHANGE ECOSYSTEMS AND THE SERVICES THEY PROVIDE
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=75&Itemid=0|RESEARCH ON AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=76&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON HUMAN HEALTH
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=77&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON ECONOMIC IMPACTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=78&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON INTEGRATING CASE OF STUDING
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=79&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON RELEVANT SOCIETAL DYNAMICS:
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=80&Itemid=0|RESEARCH LINE ON INDUCED RESPONSES AND POLICIES
http://www.circeproject.eu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=81&Itemid=0

Specify the framework within which the technology was promoted

  • International initiative

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