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Short course training: Update on the Adaptation negotiations (Expert Guest)

Expert guest Saleem Huq (IIED) joined the training and gave a short update on the state of climate adaptation negotiations that were taking place within the UNFCCC framework in Bangkok at the same...
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Short course training: Identification of key questions for the CCE based on V-E exercise

Note: The Climate Change Explorer (CCE) has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the...
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Short course training: Debate: Adaptation and development

This session explored the links and differences between adaptation and development. While there are people that think that adaptation is not fundamentally different from development, there are people...
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Short course training: Climate risk communication exercise

Introduction to the exercise Dissemination of information on climate change and potential extreme events helps creating awareness, preparing measures and building capacity to save lives and valuables...
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Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

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Short course on adaptation

This course was conducted as part of the inception phase of the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia. 

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Seasonal forecast use in South Africa: Sustainable Development Update article

First published in Sustainable Development Update Issue 1, Volume 6, 2006 http://www.albaeco.com/sdu/26/htm/main.htm The world's climate is changing. Some of the most vulnerable people are those that...
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Risk communication in the context of climate change

This set of articles review the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the content.

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ACCCA experiences: Risk communication, social learning and storyboard exercise

Lessons learned from ACCCA workshop in Cape Town - The risks communicated by communities are usually 'peripheral' in that they often point to issues that are exacerbated by climate change as the main...
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Private sector funds

For the latest information on international funds for climate change adaptation please visit the excellent Climate Funds Update.
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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Pacific Islands

Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific Islands In January 2004, Tropical Cyclone Heta slammed into the Pacific Island nation of Niue, causing mass destruction and nearly costing the state its...
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Oxfam Entry Page

Welcome to your Oxfam entry point into the online learning and sharing resources that weADAPT provides! You are one of the participants taking part in a one month trial during October to build this...
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AMCEN 2008

Background The 12th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment ( AMCEN ) was held in Johannesburg on 7-12 June 2008. UNEP asked SEI and the weADAPT Group to take the lead in a...
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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary challenge of...
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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning The actors: National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely compiled by a...
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Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for their livelihoods. Estimates...
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Methodology of Tanzania NCAP Project

The methodologies in the NCAP Tanzania project sits in the broader framework of vulnerability , resilience and adaptive capacity. Rufiji Methods The table below details the methodologies used in the...
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Methodology of Mongolia NCAP Project

In the context of the NCAP project, four interrelated studies were carried out to further develop the understanding of climate change vulnerabilities in Mongolia, with a special focus on rural...
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Methodology of Guatemala NCAP Project

Analytical Framework The PNCC was aware that the following organizations were active in these policy dialogues. Guatemala's Agriculture Ministry (MAGA), Guatemala's National Forestry Institute (INAB...
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Methodology of Ghana NCAP Project

Phase One At the operational level, the Ghana NCAP project was divided into two, eighteen-month phases. Mainstreaming climate change into the national development agenda was the overriding driver for...
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Macedonia

This report was written to form part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for Macedonia written by Sida's Environmental Economics helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg . These policy...
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Lyambai Vulnerability and Adaptation Project (LYVA)

This is a description of the project, please see the page on the workshop report for the most recent details on the project, and the adaptation options identified by participants from the different...
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Lyambai project adaptation options

LIMULUNGA/LEALUI Ploughing the rice field at Limulunga Adaptation options: FARMING Investigate and employ early maturing seed varieties Apply new irrigation systems in plain and forest areas Access...
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