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Living on the Margins

In fall 2008, a group of five undergraduate students and three graduate students participated in a seminar led by two faculty members from AESEDA and the Penn State Department of Geography, Dr. Petra...
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Glossary of terms

Adaptation A system response to perturbations or stress that is sufficiently fundamental to alter the system itself, sometimes shifting the system to a new state. [Source: Kasperson, et al. (2002)]...
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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions taking...
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An introduction to adaptation

Welcome! This page brings together some of the basic information that you should know about adaptation, the way the weADAPT group sees adaptation, and pointers to further information! Adaptation can...
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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: 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 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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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams to the ACCCA...
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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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Short course training: Mapping adaptation networks in Asia

We conducted a knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology to introduce the importance of understanding the institutional landscape in which we work. Building institutional capacity is a...
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Short course training: Introduction to the Climate Change Explorer

Note: The Climate Change Explorer 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 Climate...
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Short course training: Interpretation of CCE outputs

Note: The Climate Change Explorer 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 Climate...
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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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Comic Relief Training of Trainers Nairobi May 2009

Workshop participants and resource people This is a space to share the presentations and resources for a Training of Trainers workshop for East and Southern Africa on Climate Change and Community...
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