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Learning Labs in Windhoek (video)

This video outlines how the Learning Labs approach brings stakeholders together to tackle climate change adaptation issues emerging in urban Africa. 

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Kenya - April 07, 2018:Kenyan Waterman - Water Seller with Donkey and cart and He is going to water resource and He will fill the plastic barrels with the water.
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Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation: Simplified, integrated, multilevel

This Country Brief presents Kenya’s experience with the design of its adaptation monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system.

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Rice production in Vietnam affects the food security of many – all over the world. Photo: Unsplash / Siamak Djamei
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Watch the adaptation blind spot

We know Asia’s least developed countries are highly vulnerable to the direct impacts of climate change, but they also face threats from indirect impacts, which are only now starting to be grasped.

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Development implications from the Argentina-EU soy connection

The vast majority of Argentinian soy production serves foreign consumption, but has social, economic and environmental impacts in the producer country.

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Partners in Science: Tearing down the ivory tower

Community-based participatory research has been gaining traction for the past two decades. Nature talked to three research groups that have built successful co-produced projects with this approach.

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"Young voices" video presented at the 2019 European Climate Change Adaptation conference
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A youth´s call for climate action

“Young voices” is an interactive and multimedia project: they produced a Call for action – young people's perspective on climate change video presented at the ECCA 2019.

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The KE4CAP Project

The Stepping-Up Knowledge Exchange between Climate Adaptation Knowledge Platforms project provides a forum for platform teams to learn from each other and work together to address challenges.

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ProSus #3: Building resilience in southern African cities

The third issue of START’s ProSus Magazine features reflections, research and stories from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.

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Aftermath of Yolanda in Tacloban, Philippines
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Careless Development Models in Yolanda's Wake

Six years after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated Tacloban city in the Philippines the struggle for recovery continues. A call for transformation in the current development and recovery model. 

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Specialist Session: Experience the Environment
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Specialist Session: Experience the Environment

An ecosystem simulation game and a scavenger hunt to explain ecosystem services ending with a game to emphasise the role a well-managed environment plays in climate change adaptation.

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Y-Adapt Youth-led Action Phase!
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Y-Adapt Youth-Led Action Phase!

A 6 week period for youth to implement their Y-Adapt adaptation action plan in their community.  They keep a weekly photo-caption diary to track their progress.

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African Climate Risks Conference 2019
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African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

Future Climate for Africaorganised the first African Climate Risks Conferenceon 7-9 October, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This report provides an overview of discussions during the conference.

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C3D+
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C3D+ Project Profile Page

A summary of the C3D+ project, which strengthened capacities of Non-Annex I countries and institutions to address climate change through nationally appropriate measures and planning strategies.

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Adaptation for future water security in forest landscapes

This paper aimed to identify conditions that can facilitate local adaptation planning for future water security, accounting for the socio-institutional context.

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Almaty City Panorama, Kazakhstan
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Entry Points for Vertical Integration of Climate Action in Kazakhstan

This study aims to identify and analyze potential ways to use existing institutional mechanisms in Kazakhstan to strengthen sub-national level adaptation planning capacities.

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Climate risk management
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Climate Risk Management Framework for India

The CRM framework sets out a structured process to assess climate risks and develop various risk management measures at both national and state level. 

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EcoAdapt
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The EcoAdapt Project

The EcoAdapt project assisted South American communities in developing their ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

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Mangroves
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Ecosystem-based Adaption Tools Navigator

UNEP-WCMC, IIED, IUCN and GIZ unveil a Navigator that catalogues ecosystem-based adaptation tools for planning and decision-making.

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PICSA Approach
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The PICSA Approach

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) is a collaborative project aimed to support farmers with locally relevant weather and climate information.

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Towards a Global Adaptation Progress Tracker

This paper proposes to measure adaptation progress directly at the global level through the development of new indicators and using new technologies - the Global Adaptation Progress Tracker.

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Fishermen on Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Photo: Adis Dzebo / SEI
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A framework for mobilizing private finance and tracking the delivery of adaptation benefits

This paper presents a conceptual framework that allows users to assess a country’s practices for mobilizing private sector finance for adaptation.

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Rural Nepal
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Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

This paper considers a reframing of adaptation research towards the dynamics of household reproduction and changing rural political economies in order to reveal the challenges rural populations face.

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Adaptation portfolio
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Finance for the adaptation of ecosystems to climate change

This paper is interested in how much adaptation practitioners and funders focus on how other species adapt to climate change.

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Borderless climate risks side event at COP23
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Resilience building at risk? Five key insights for addressing borderless climate risks

Can borderless climate risks be addressed in the follow-up of the Paris Agreement’s global goal on adaptation?

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