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Method Development for Identifying and Analysing Stakeholders in Climate Change Adaptation Processes

Abstract Through a case study approach, based on studies of two Swedish urban regions, Stockholm and Gothenburg, this paper proposes a systematic method to analyze and identify stakeholder roles and...
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Improving carbon initiatives aimed at smallholders: Addressing opportunities and challenges through better communication

This guide for practitioners will help you to better understand different ways one could: Communicate carbon project messages to different audiences Support communications between actors Provide...
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The World Has Malaria

The World Has Malaria - ClimateConscious The Tanzanian Maasai community of Terrat, Simanjiro, have experienced the impacts of climate change. Droughts have become longer and more intense and many...
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Participation and the Facilitator

The Role of the Facilitator The role of the facilitator is extremely important. Even the best-planned approaches can fail if the facilitator fails to enable everyone to contribute. Who is the right...
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Power and Participation

Power and Participation In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power...
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Participation Methods

How is it done? There is a general suite of methodologies and tools that can be combined and applied in a situation specific manner with some being more participatory than others. One way of looking...
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Barriers to Participation

Obstacles to participation There is no doubt that stakeholder approaches based on genuine participation can be very effective and useful but participation is generally not quick and easy. Although...
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Benefits of Participation

Participatory initiatives are likely to be sustainable as they build on local capacity, the participants have 'ownership' of them and they are more likely to be compatible with long term development...
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Learning and Power

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power and how it can act in...
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Social Learning in Organisations

Goold (2006) describes barriers to learning in organisations as energy to be freed up rather than an obstacle to be overcome. In her paper she identifies a number of barriers to learning that may...
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What is Social Learning?

'Social' learning is thought to occur through the sharing of knowledge between individuals, groups and organisations in society through interactions, particularly in novel environments and situations...
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Adaptive Management and Learning Processes

Ojha et al, (2004) propose that adaptive management requires that there is learning through experience in a more conscious way, specifically by incorporating explicit learning into management plans...
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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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Planning Stakeholder Engagement

Planning the Engagement (see also Participatory Processes ) Once the stakeholders have been identified it is important to assess the following: Interests: relate each stakeholder to the problems...
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Stakeholder Analysis

This background article provides an introduction to stakeholder analysis.

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Stakeholder Identification

Stakeholder Identification Exercises Chapati/ Institutional Diagramming The aim of this exercise is to enable people to identify the institutions and individuals that have a legitimate stake in the...
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STAR-AgroEnergy

Funded under the EU FP7 Research Potential theme (Unlocking the potentials of the EU's Convergence regions and Outermost regions) the University of Foggia will target its research towards Agro-Energy...
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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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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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Author List for FKx 1

Please add your name and affiliation below if you have contributed to the Frontine Knowledge Explorer article on climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction. That way you can be credited in any...
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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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Sub-Module 3.2 - Learning by example

There are several different modes of learning which would be grouped under the umbrella theme of learning by example, and these are suited to different types of decision making. The table below,...
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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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