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The Andes
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Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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A man in coastal Bangladesh looks out over the sea which once was the land people in his village used to live on. Sea level rise related erosion is a common struggle for people in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh that pushes them to move, adapt and manage around. Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson
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Estimating Population Exposure to Sea-level Rise and the Relevance for Migration

This review analyses global or near-global estimates of population exposure to sea-level rise and related hazards and examines subsequent estimates of population migration due to this exposure.

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Rontocchocha, Apurimac. By SUNASS
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Hydrological ecosystem services compensation system in Abancay

The local organizations and peasant farmer communities of Apurimac hold activities to protect springs, plant native trees and build ccochas (artisanal reservoirs) to improve water regulation.

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NAP climate resilient development in Nepal
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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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Adaptation Without Borders policy brief
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Climate-resilient trade and production

This brief provides an overview of the state of knowledge on transboundary climate risks in Europe, and explores how this knowledge could help Member States, businesses and the EU as a whole to advance climate-resilient trade and production.

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Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process to support decision making on climate change adaptation

This manual supports adaptation decision-makers in government institutions, international agencies, civil society and other development partners to identify and prioritize adaptation solutions.

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SDC foresight risk map
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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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Migration for Adaptation Guidebook
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Migration for Adaptation: A Guidebook for Integrating Migration and Translocality into Community-Based Adaptation

This guide makes the case for integrating aspects of migration in community development.

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CLIMAP portal
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CLIMAP portal: online climate tool to support Senegalese agricultural planning

A new online climate tool, the CLIMAP portal, has been developed to help support agricultural planning in Senegal. 

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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Stakeholder engagement
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Learning from Future Climate for Africa

This article takes stock of the lessons emerging from FCFA’s collective experience in undertaking transdisciplinary research that can be used to inform future investments on climate and development.

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flooded playground
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Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making

This brief, developed by researchers and facilitators working with municipal governments, provides targeted recommendations for co-designing actionable and user-focused climate services.

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CCA vis
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Taxonomies developed for CCA & DRR

These taxonomies integrate terms from high level glossaries and keyword tags used in knowledge platforms to provide a foundation for interconnecting all related knowledge online.

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People with umbrellas on a crowded small boat on a river. Picture to illustrate that mental health is important for Trapped Populations.
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Climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing in Bangladesh

This article investigates climate-induced sociopsychological immobility and its link to Internally Displaced People’s wellbeing in a slum of Dhaka.

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how to cook an appealing story
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How to become a climate chef and avoid disasters

This recipe book for making stories can help you to get people engaged and working towards a climate-proof and disaster resilient society.

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“The aggregation of national interest does not amount to the global interest of the planet” – Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at the UNFCCC
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The Transboundary Risks of Climate Change

Why the UK Foreign Office’s international science and innovation division will be working closely with ODI, SEI and IDDRI to bring transboundary climate risk to the forefront ahead of COP26 and beyond.

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Container ships dock at the Euromax Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Frans Berkelaar
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Climate-Resilient Trade and Production

09/07/2020 - 08:30 to 11:00

This invite-only online seminar explores how European member states, European businesses and the EU as a whole can usher in a new era of climate-resilient systems.

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Harvest of white gum arabic (Acacia senegal)
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Restoration of ecosystems in Chad

The initiative aims to promote the peaceful cohabitation between local and displaced communities based on joint rehabilitation of overexploited ecosystems.

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Two people walking on a mountain in Hindu Kush Himalaya. View with a peak behind and a blue sky.
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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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VKE1: Introduction, Engagement and Next Steps

This event is the first in a series of virtual KE and engagement activities to be held in mid to late 2020 by the KE4CAP project.

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A farmer in a field show in the palm of his hands small millet grains
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Planning and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India

Climate change adaptation project implementation covering lessons on capacity building, demonstration, mainstreaming, and policy formulation for adaptation in India.

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Natural Sessions in the Andean Chocó
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Is there action without emotion? The Experience of Natural Sessions in the Andean Chocó – Ecuador

This article explores the importance of incorporating emotion and sensitivity for the protection of the Andean Chocó Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador, based on the experience of "Natural Sessions" 

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Durban river site visit (Photo credit: Alice McClure)
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Transformative adaptation in cities

A review of academic and grey literature addressing transformative adaptation, with a focus on cities, including two case studies, Durban in South Africa and Harare in Zimbabwe.

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Climate change impacts on Central Asia high mountains
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The Climate-Cryosphere-Water Nexus in Central Asia

This nexus brief explores the interactions between changes in the cryosphere due to climate change and the consequences for water resources and hazard management in Central Asia.

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