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Courting complexity in climate services: Lessons from Participatory Scenario Planning

The Participatory Scenario Planning approach for seasonal decision-making at the local level has been adopted in 6 African countries and in SE Asia. This article discusses what makes it successful.

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Integrating disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change

This brief describes a climate-integrated Community-based Early Warning System implemented by the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) in Dakoro, Niger.

 

 

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Adaptation Good Practice Checklist

The AGP checklist defines a range of activity areas needed for adaptation to climate change, supporting design, decisions, capacity building, implementation and monitoring

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How gender and adaptive capacity affect resilience

Policy and programme recommendations on gender dynamics and the role of CBA in increasing adaptive capacity and promoting gender equality based on ALP’s practical experiences in Africa since 2010.

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Adaptation Planning with Communities

This brief describes ALP’s community adaptation action planning (CAAP) process, which has proven to be a key approach for building motivation and capacity for action on CBA among communities

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ALP Adaptation Strategies Compendium

This compendium presents the range of different adaptation strategies supported by ALP in communities across the four countries where the programme is working.

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Inspiring action post COP21: the Adaptation Learning Programme

The UNFCCC Paris Agreement on climate change represents a historic commitment to tackling a global challenge and to ensure greener, climate resilient growth into the future...

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Gender toolbox launched

This article details the 'Gender and Inclusion Toolbox' produced by CCAFS | CGIAR that supports the integration of gender and social perspectives in climate research and program development.

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Climate information for adaptation, risk reduction and resilience in Africa

This document explains why and how climate information is a valuable resource for rural communities and those working with them in confronting climate variability and change.

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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

This document explores the impacts of climate change on livelihoods in pastoral and agro-pastoral households.

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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