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Knowledge mapping exercise for NGOs

Group III - NGOs Observations from the exercise NetMap for civil society Step 1: Ask: 'Who are the most important actors in your field?' (whether you interact with them or not) Donors Government...
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Bridging methods

These are methods that move from the realm of exploratory, somewhat open-ended and unstructured data collection phases, used with stakeholders during fieldwork to the more formal representation of...
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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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National Adaptation Plans

The UNFCCC's National Adaptation Plans process for least developed countries

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Learned lessons on key considerations for communicating climate risk

This article shares learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground.

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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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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia Herders in Mongolia. Picture: George Holden Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of agricultural GDP, and the...
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Considering the process of communicating

Communication is a complex two-way process, with a number of factors that can lead to miscommunication, or the 'lost in translation' effect. Miscommunication can result from the choice of expression...
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Short course training: weADAPT adaptation principles, strengthening adaptation networks in Asia

This session focussed on the weADAPT principles for adaptation ; the core ideas that we think should inform adaptation decisions and strategies. If you'd like to add any others then please do so...
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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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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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Methodology of Mozambique NCAP Project

Vulnerability Studies in Maputo Province The methodology used was the same vulnerability survey protocol developed in the Tanzania NCAP project which is described in more detail in the Tanzanian...
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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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Elimination by aspect and rule based decision making

Tools for Knowledge Elicitation (KnETs) Sukaina Bharwani The need to understand empirical data in a formal way is imperative when faced with multiple responses of humans to their environments...
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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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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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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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Short course training: Basic concepts of adaptation, robust decision making and adaptation landscapes

This session focused on exploring the concepts of uncertainty and robustness as a basis for adaptive planning for climate adaptation.

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KnETs

This article describes a technique for classifying and formalising elicited knowledge that can be used to enhance understanding of collected data and reveal new avenues for enquiry. 

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Social learning

Social learning develops the actors' ability to improvise; it requires investment in relationships and trust building, respect for difference and appreciation of other ways of seeing the world.

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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes? "Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of those...
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Defining the Community's Role in Disaster Mitigation

This is a briefing paper by Practical Answers (technical advice service of Practical Action). It outlines how and why communities must participate in disaster mitigation.

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