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Utilising Crowdsourced Knowledge to Enhance Resilience

WeFarm's free SMS service enables farmers to receive locally relevant, crowdsourced information from other farmers without having to leave their farm or invest any money.

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Visualizing connections: Mapping the landscape of adaptation research and practice through weADAPT

This working paper describes a collaborative project to visually map climate change adaptation research and networks based on semantic tagging in weADAPT.        

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Climaps

Climaps.eu is an online atlas providing data, visualizations and commentaries about the climate adaptation debate.

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Community Digital Storytelling for Good Programming and Policy Engagement

This publication highlights the experience and lessons learned from a Community Digital Storytelling activity within the Integrated Community-based Adaptation in the Mekong (ICAM) Project.

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Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India

Abstract Changing climate is one the most challenging issue that humankind is facing and its intensity seems to be more throbbing in the time to come. In order to overcome the alarming situation of...
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Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

​The world's mountains host some of the most complex&dynamic ecosystems.This project is about how to govern these ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories

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ICTs Climate Change and Development Themes and Strategic Actions

This book looks at the intersection of three domains: information and communication technologies (ICTs), climate change, and socio-economic development sectors. 

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ICTs Climate Change and Development Case Evidence

Twenty new case studies on ICTs, climate change and development in the topic areas of: disaster management, new routes to adaptation, agricultural adaptation, mitigation, monitoring and strategy.

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Infographic for communicators: National Climate Change Legislation

CDKN has launched a new infographic, National climate change legislation , that illustrates the connections between countries’ domestic laws on climate change and their ambition in global climate...
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Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects

How is this handbook intended to be used? The primary audience of this handbook is USAID staff, although much of the content is relevant to anyone interested in integrating mobiles into development...
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mWASH

Executive summary A large number of the billions of people who lack basic access to safe water and sanitation can count a mobile phone as one of their few possessions. Year after year, global and...
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Building coastal resilience cartoon

Living with climate change poses one of the greatest challenges for coastal communities which are directly impacted by the consequences such as severe flooding and coastal erosion. There is a lack of understandable information which considers the local conditions.

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IPCC Climate Change 2014: Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. If you wish to read more about AR5 or see the other...
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Podstawy Negocjacji UNFCCC

W jaki sposób działa UNFCCC i jak wyglądają globalne negocjacje klimatyczne ONZ od strony ‘kuchni’? Niniejszy przewodnik ma na celu wytłumaczenie podstaw procesu globalnych negocjacji klimatycznych...
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Climate Asia Project Page

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam - involving the collection and...
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The weADAPT experience

This note describes key weADAPT changes made since 2007, and identifies seven lessons/principles learned from the process of developing the platform to enable collaboration and sharing experiences.

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aWhere

aWhere Weather provides users with a powerful research and decision-making tool for use in agricultural development and environmental initiatives. The application provides an interactive platform for...
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Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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Google Earth Plugin Requirements

The basic requirements for using the Google Earth Plug-in are available within the Operating System and Browser Requirements article. In addition to the basic requirements, here are a few tips that...
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Coordinates of case study

The easiest way to do this is to use the Google Earth desktop application (not weADAPT’s browser) and go to File | Tools | Options (Windows) or Google Earth | Preferences (Mac) and make sure 'Show...
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Platform output papers and presentations

Working Papers Please include a summary page linked to each entry containing Title, Lead Author(s), Date, Available Formats etc. ADAPT-07-001 A decision framework for micro-insurance using climate...
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Google Earth tips and tricks

This section deals with a few tips and tricks which Mark de Blois of SEI in Nairobi shared in an 'open session'. It deals more specifically with using the freely downloadable Google Earth as a stand...
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Google Earth Project California

Welcome to the California part of the SEI Google Earth project on the use and representation of climate information. The second case study for this project is in Kenya . This page provides access to...
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The weADAPT Adaptation Layer for Google Earth

Working with Google Foundation the prototype has been redesigned to be an integral part of the weADAPT platform for climate change adaptation.

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