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Toolkit for a Gender-Responsive Process to Formulate and Implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
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Toolkit for a Gender-Responsive Process to Formulate and Implement NAPs

This toolkit is designed to support country efforts to pursue a gender-responsive NAP process.

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The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe

This document synthesises the latest results from the COACCH project on the economic costs of climate change in Europe by sector and socio-economic tipping points.

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“How-to” Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains how to conduct a terminology co-exploration exercise for climate change adaptation decision-making.

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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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Engagements at the Maputo Learning Lab March 2017
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Discourse analysis as a method for understanding urban governance

This briefing note is an introduction into the definition and method of discourse analysis and outlines its application within the FRACTAL focal cities.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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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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Research Methods for Understanding and Supporting Decision Processes in African Cities

This paper explores how several decision-making "process" and "support " methods can lead to better informed climate change adaptation decisions in Southern Africa.

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City government-research partnerships

This briefing note provides reflections on city government-research partnerships, from Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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Transdisciplinarity, co-production, and co-exploration

This working paper presents the concepts of transdisciplinarity, knowledge co-production, and coexploration and their challenges, and how they are being operationalised in FRACTAL.

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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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Agriculture & Rural Development Sectors Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the agriculture & rural development sectors.

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Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the transport sector.

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Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the energy sector.

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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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Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the water sector.

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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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