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2DU Kenya34 Pic by Neil Palmer (CIAT). Pictures from the Mount Kenya region, for the Two Degrees Up project, to look at the impact of climate change on agriculture. For more information please contact n.palmer@cgiar.org.
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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2017-2018

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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A Guide to the Science of Climate Change Communication

Information and practical exercises that will give you knowledge of the science of climate change communication, and the confidence to apply this knowledge in practice with non-academic audiences.

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UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

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Application of spatial drought area indices to the lower Jinsha River basin, China
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Optimal drought index and timescale combination

This study proposes an innovative approach for a catchment-wide drought detection. Two drought indicators have been defined and calibrated with real events, and applied to a study case in China.

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Gender Infographics

How people experience and respond to risk varies, depending on factors like age, ethnicity, gender and class. These stunning infographics offer an easy-to-understand overview.

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Learning Briefs of the EbA Community of Practice

This article introduces learning briefs on: entry points for EbA mainstreaming; evidence of EbA effectiveness and its communication; finance options; and, monitoring and evaluation of EbA success.
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EbA as an approach to increase flood resilience of the vulnerable

This policy brief shows that ecosystem-based adaptation can be a promising approach to increase flood resilience of vulnerable groups in society, such as women and the poor.

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Transformative Scenario Planning Workshop 2

On the 24th and 25th January 2018, the second of two TSP workshops were held at the Oasis Lodge, Zanzibar. Julia Davies takes us through the process in a fantastic photo journey!

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Indonesia: Costs of Climate Change 2050

The assessment focuses on agriculture, health, and sea level rise (SLR), estimating the costs that would be incurred in the year 2050 due to changes in climate or to loss of land from SLR. 

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Selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

This guide by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries.

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Improving impact evaluation to foster climate resilient development in Zambia

This article describes the findings and outcomes of a joint FAO-UNDP Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme that provided advanced training to improve adaptation planning.

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The Climate Innovation Window

BRIGAID´s Climate Innovation Window aims to be a reference portal for innovations on climate change adaptation connecting several types of stakeholders.

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Building resilience and ending violence against women and girls in Chad

This BRACED report explores why addressing violence against women and girls matters for development programmes that aim to build people’s resilience, particularly in fragile contexts such as Chad.

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Gendered Adaptation to Drought in El Sauce, Nicaragua

A gendered culture in Nicaragua has led to a differentiated capacity to respond to drought, men being able to adapt and women experiencing a downward spiral in capacity and increasing vulnerability.

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Lender's Guide for Climate Risk in Infrastructure Investments

This guide provides a framework for questioning how revenues, costs, and assets can be linked to potential project vulnerability arising from climate hazards.

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Writeshopping your way to writing together

Chandni Singh, from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, looks at the complications people face when writing collaborative papers and at potential solutions.

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What roles could private actors play in agricultural adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa?

This study examines proposals for 197 projects to determine the diversity of agricultural adaptation options available and to what extent private actors are involved with them in sub-Saharan Africa

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Resilience Scan
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Resilience Scan: July-September 2017

This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2017.

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Katsuaki Terasawa, Yabelo District, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017. Herders move livestock in search of water and pasture. In Oromia, more frequent and severe droughts, amplified by climate change, are reducing water supplies, forcing herders to travel longer distances and contributing to conflict among pastoralists.
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Lessons Learned from the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience

Droughts are driving increased conflict between pastoralist groups. This report shares lessons learned from a pilot project in Oromia State, Ethiopia, on this intersection of climate and conflict.

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AdaptaClima: CCA Knowledge for Brazil

The AdaptaClima platform makes available various materials on adaptation to climate change, including studies, tools and methods, that are specific to Brazil. 

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Climate Risks to Conservation in Uganda

Analyses of select landscapes describe the status and risks for biodiversity and livelihoods in targeted areas based on climate change projections. 

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Impact of Climate Change on Select Value Chains in Mozambique

This report details the likely impact of climate changes on three key crops (soy, pigeon pea and sesame) and analyzes opportunities to manage those risks across the value chain. 

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage

This report looks at how drivers of risk, such as climate change, negatively impact health and wellbeing and disrupt the desired health and financial benefits of universal health coverage.

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Explore the Adaptation Layer

View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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