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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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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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Effectiveness of risk communication

In the previous section we have focussed largely on the part of the communication where you are providing information, but equally important is the act of receiving information within the exchange...
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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with different...
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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...
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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues with...
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Lessons learned from Bolivia NCAP Project

Building Adaptive Capacity Implement a positive approach . A positive approach entails focusing mainly on the capacities rather than on the vulnerabilities and problems. The existing capacities can...
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Climate Adaptation Options Explorer online video tutorial
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ADx Online video tutorial

This is a video about the ADx toolkit developed as a contribution to the CIRCE project. The tool is in the prototype phase: the aim is to test and further develop it with partners and practitioners within Circe and eventually with other decision-makers working in climate adaptation.

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Adaptation Metrics

Towards a socio-institutional analysis of adaptation competence Objectives Developing actor-process metrics of adaptation focuses on the competence to achieve reductions in current and future...
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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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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was kept very...
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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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Decision Making Explorer

The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer (ADx) is one of the innovative tools of the weADAPT collaboration to support the screening of potential adaptation options and guide decision makers.

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Decision Analysis (Decision-Screening)

Climate adaptation is about making decisions. It is not our role to tell people what the outcome of climate change will be in 20 years as it is not knowable - there is too much uncertainty . However...
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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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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 weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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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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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis. Not all stakeholders have...
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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement (see also Participatory Processes ) Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process...
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Sekhukhune

Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...
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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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