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The Tandem framework

The Tandem framework provides a holistic approach for the co-design of climate services. The seven-step approach is designed to help scientists, intermediaries and decision-makers collaborate.

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Aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest trends in reducing disaster risk.

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International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This fact sheet outlines the work of the International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk.

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Aftermath of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal
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What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

This publications presents the conclusions emerging from a joint learning journey involving three thematic networks – Climate Change and Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Water.

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The New Highlander School

The New Highlander School is an online space for collaborative learning, where we determine what we learn. Together we leverage our shared knowledge and capacities, teaching and learning together.

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Agro-met services and farmer responsiveness to advisories

This book chapter examines the importance of agro-met services for delivering crop and weather information, and the responses of farmers to these services in Maharashtra, India. 

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Supporting resilient agriculture in semi-arid Ghana

This information brief reflects on ASSAR's work to support dry season farming in the vulnerable communities of the semi-arid Lawra and Nandom Districts of Ghana. 

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Enabling access to the Green Climate Fund: Sharing country lessons from South Asia
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Enabling access to the Green Climate Fund

This learning paper provides insights from the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme in South Asia to improve country ‘readiness’ to access climate finance. 

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Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice
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Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice

The paper sets out a framework for an adaptive programme, including a set of essential core principles, to assist in integrating climate change adaptation into development planning. 

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Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.

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The International CBA conferences

This article provides an overview to and linkages for the international conference series on Community Based Adaptation. 

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States
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Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Why the EU should worry about the weather

A PLACARD project policy brief explores the choices facing the European Union and how best to deal with the impacts of extreme weather risks.

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Determining what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means

This article describes ASSAR's method for what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for the semi-arid regions of Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Mali, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Global warming of 1.5°C and higher brings profound challenges to semi-arid regions

This page collects together key messages and outputs from the ASSAR project relevant to global warming of 1.5°C and higher.

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Unpacking transformation: A framework and insights from adaptation mainstreaming
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Unpacking Transformation: A framework and insights from adaptation mainstreaming

This paper puts forward a conceptual framework for determining the likelihood of an adaptation initiative delivering transformation.

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CO-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange costs (COACCH)

The COACCH project will produce improved downscaled assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe that can be accessed directly by research, business and policy makers.

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Risks and options from new lakes in the Andes of Peru

This study has been conducted in the framework of the SDC’s ‘Glacier Project+’ highlighting both potential risks and options from shrinking glaciers and growing lakes in the Southern Andes of Peru.

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Understanding and increasing finance for climate adaptation in developing countries

This report explores the current state of finance for climate adaptation and proposes practical, near term solutions to both fill in knowledge gaps and to increase investment.

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Inception meeting of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, July 2014
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Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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Engaging the private sector in financing adaptation to climate change

The ACT learning brief presents a framework of five approaches that policymakers, practitioners and donors can use to motivate the private sector to invest in climate change adaptation.

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