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Short course training: Exploring decision-making analysis methods

In this session, we move from identifying baseline, current vulnerability, to combining this with options for adaptation, in a scenario-based context. That is, introducing a variety of plausible...
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Adaptation wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels? A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors and...
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XLRM Conceptual Diagram (Lempert et. al., 2003)
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XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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Short course training: Vulnerability-exposure exercise

The Exercise For this session participants of stream 1 and 2 were distributed into groups. Each group focused on a case study. The following countries were selected for the case studies: Vietnam...
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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or other...
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Mali - an assessment of vulnerability and climate hazards

The following analyses highlights an approach to assessing vulnerability and climate hazards which supported the ACCCA project: Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up: Collaboration between...
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Google Earth Project California

This page provides access to applications in Google Earth and google maps that have been developed for the project working on climate change science, impacts and adaptation in California. 

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Elimination by aspects

While pilot knowledge elicitation tools ( KnETs ) attempt to classify important knowledge attributes of the domain, there may exist several (conscious and unconscious) phases of decision-making...
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Ga-Selala

See this video on the Adaptation Layer. Related Pages Fieldwork in Sekhukhune from which the video was made Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa Adaptation in Limpopo province...
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Agent-based modelling

An introduction 1. An agent is an autonomous piece of program code representing an actor in a social system [1] , which can be used to model many or multiple types of agency at different levels of...
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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...
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Knowledge mapping exercise

Module on network mapping For this knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology, workshop participants should be split into groups according to the scale at which they work, the type of...
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Decision uncertainty

Uncertainty is considered here from the point of view of a decision maker, who must make a decision based on the knowledge s/he has about a situation. We can consider three general categories of...
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Vulnerability Frameworks

This page shows an exercise developed for a short course on adaptation for the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Network for Asia. It compiles a series of vulnerability frameworks which participants were...
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Examples of vulnerability assessment

Various examples of methods of vulnerability assessment are given in the documents below. Most are participatory in nature and arise from the practitioner community and for that reason tend to focus...
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Yemen NCAP Project

Yemen's Capital, Sana'a Linking Water Scarcity with Climate Change Introduction This project explored the linkages between water scarcity and climate change. While there were numerous activities and...
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What are the stages that a CBA project might pass through on its journey towards adaptation action and what questions should be asked at each stage?

Stages that a CBA project might pass through on its journey towards adaptation action: 1. Recognising risk: preliminary meetings with vulnerable community identified, discussing evidence of...
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Water Harvesting in Sudan

In semi arid zones such as North Darfur where the rainfall is concentrated over short periods of time, balancing water demand with supply is difficult. The regularity of rainfall and quantity of...
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Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP)

Description An example WEAP screenshot WEAP ("Water Evaluation And Planning" system) is a user-friendly software tool that takes an integrated approach to water resources planning. Freshwater...
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Vietnam NCAP Project

Climate Change Impacts in Huong River Basin and Adaptation in its Coastal District Phu Vang, Thua Thien Hue province Introduction Located in southeast Asia, with a tropical monsoon climate and a...
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Videos

Videos are a great way of communicating, here are some videos from our work, and good videos from other organisations such as IIED. If you'd like to link to any of your videos please feel free to add...
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Using Integrated Soil Fertility Techniques in Semi-Arid Areas

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by...
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Transformations in Risk

Project Overview This SIDA funded project addresses the theme of Climate and Migration and is concerned with the interaction of multiple stressors and understanding how processes scale up to take on...
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