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Using stories to encourage action

These guidance materials (including a video) show the value of storytelling and provide insights and inspiration for creating motivating narratives for your own situation and audience.

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EU-Australia knowledge exchange event: Services and science supporting climate action

This report provides lessons learned from a KE4CAP perspective as a result of an EU-Australia bilateral workshop focused on developing and using web-based resources to inform climate action.

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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A Knowledge Tree for social forestry

The Knowledge Tree is an online platform providing a rich source of information about and guidance on implementing efficient, equitable and effective social forestry practices in Southeast Asia.

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CSIRO was a participating agency in the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, which looked at the key issues in the February 2009 bushfires.
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EU-Australia bi-lateral workshop on developing and using web-based resources

The purpose of this workshop was to address nationally relevant issues around best practice (digital and domain) delivery of climate ‘intelligence’ platforms for Australia.

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ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change

This article summarises the ASFCC programme that has developed and integrated social forestry approaches into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and the member states.

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Cover photo: Remote village in Central Asia. (Photo by A. Uzbekova)
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Leaving no one in mountains behind

This issue brief presents initial steps towards localization of the 2030 Agenda to mountain areas.

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Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).
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Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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Children on their way home from school, Laos
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Migration and Sustainable Mountain Development

This publication seeks to provide insights into the complex migration processes and the resulting opportunities and challenges for mountain communities and regions.

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Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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Bridging the Gap between User Requirements and Climate Adaptation Services

This meeting explored engagement approaches being employed by climate adaptation service providers to support adaptation decision-making and elicited user needs and expectations of these services.

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In Somalia, the occurrence of drought can lead to food insecurity and famine. (UN Photo/Tobin Jones)
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The NAP Process and Peacebuilding

This briefing note explores the importance and difficulties of bringing adaptation planning and peacebuilding agendas together in contexts of fragility and instability. 

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Fishing settlement affected by the 2004 Tsunami and Cyclone Gaja in Akkaraipattai, Nagapattinam (Photo credits: Chandni Singh)
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Recovery with Dignity

The Recovery with Dignity project aims to understand the experiences of recovery in post-disaster situations across three states in India – Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. 

 

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Discussion group with women farmers in Wendu Bosseabe Senegal
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Private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This paper argues for a shift in semi-arid policy landscapes, that refocuses on leveraging existing adaptive capacities of private actors to respond to environmental shocks and weather extremes.

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Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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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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How to make a Floating Vegetable Garden - Step by Step

The video, set in Bangladesh, shows how to make a floating vegetable garden, step by step.

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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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Climate-Smart Agriculture 101 by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
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CSA 101: your online guide to climate-smart agriculture

Looking for clear guidance on how to transform agriculture initiatives to become climate-resilient? The CSA Guide website offers the tools and information you need.

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Map showing city exchange routes between the cities of Durban, Harare, Lusaka and Windhoek in southern Africa
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City to city learning in southern Africa

This paper provides a comparitive analysis of four southern African cities using city exchanges under the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.  

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Figure 1. The sequence of phases and features of a narrative (Source: Adam, 2008)
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The Story of Water in Windhoek

The aim of the paper is to present a story about the 2015 to early 2017 Windhoek drought in the context of climate change while using the narrative approach.

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Windhoek city stakeholders participating in the co-exploring language activity.
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"Explainer" Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains why co-exploring language and terminology is important for creating a level playing field at the beginning of a multi-stakeholder engagement.​

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Windhoek city stakeholders participating in the co-exploring language activity.
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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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Towards developing a common language for climate change in the City of Cape Town

This research aimed to better understand and circumvent language discrepancies at a city scale. It provides a toolkit to better understand and overcome terminology barriers.

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