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    WEBINAR: Flooding and climate change in Jamaica – risk to vulnerable communities

    In this CDKN webinar, Dr Arpita Mandal of the University of West Indies discusses how new planning tools can help communities deal with climate change and flood-related risks in Jamaica – and protect the most vulnerable citizens.
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    PROJECT: Climate change and inland flooding in Jamaica: risk and adaptation measures for vulnerable communities

    This project aims to improve flood models and use information from past extreme rainfall events to create maps which illustrate future flood risk
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    PROJECT: Climate impacts and resilience in Caribbean agriculture

    This project aims to bridge the knowledge gap and increase the dialogue between cocoa and tomato growers and researchers in the Caribbean. It also seeks to establish a set of protocols that can be used to screen tropical plants for resilience to drought and heat stress and create models to help visualize the various ways that climate change could impact current crop production.
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