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Long-term coastal adaptation in Australia

This article presents key findings from two recent studies that guide local governments towards flexible and robust coastal adaptation planning that addresses both social and physical impacts.

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Harina and Bishnu Khatri
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BRACED Resilience Exchange

The Resilience Exchange is a flagship report exploring what the Building resilience and adaptation to climate extremes and disasters programme (BRACED) programme has learned after two years. 

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MECLEP
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Making Mobility Work for Adaptation to Environmental Challenges: Results from MECLEP global research

This comparative report of six countries empirically tests how migration can benefit or undermine adaptation to environmental and climate change, based on MECLEP research.

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Financial services for resilience: how to assess the impacts?

This report explores the implementation of innovative methodologies to measure the effect of financial services on people's resilience in Niger.

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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PACC Peru Climate Change Adaptation Programme

This article describes the key findings of PACC PERU, an initiative of the Peruvian Ministry of Environment (MINAM) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

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Designing Knowledge Coproduction for Climate and Development

This paper explores the ways climate and development researchers are using knowledge co-production approaches and the extent to which the approaches are reaching their potential.

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Discussing new types of climate information with farmers
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What farmers know about climate information services in Rwanda

This Info Note shares insights into the status and needs for climate information services for agriculture in Rwanda.

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Is the fun drying up? Implications of intensifying El Niño conditions for drought risk and food security

This report analyzes the Implications of intensifying El Niño conditions for drought risk and food security in the Philippines. 

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Financing NAP processes
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Financing NAP Processes: Contributing to the achievement of NDC adaptation goals

This guidance note aims to assist countries with determining how to secure the financing for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. 

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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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72-hour emergency assessment
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72-hour Emergency Assessment approach

This document provides an overview of the aims, applications and general method behind the 72-hour assessment method, by which WFP can respond quickly and appropriately to humanitarian disasters.

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 A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes
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A Framework for Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Gender equality is a key area of intersection across both the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of NAPs.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Annual Meeting Proceedings

This article hosts the proceedings from the ADAPT Asia-Pacific Annual Forums, which aimed to support capacity building and technical assisstence on financing climate change adaptation

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A flexible training package

This training package is a standalone capacity building program targeted at government officials and practitioners, focusing on integrating gender into climate change adaptation practices.

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Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation
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Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation

This guide aims to assist government and non-government agencies at all scales in preparing bankable climate change adaptation proposals to access various sources of financing. 

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Guidelines for Designing Bankable Adaptation Projects
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Guidelines for Designing Bankable Adaptation Projects

This paper presents a summary of the Project Appraisal Guidelines developed in collaboration with India’s National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). 

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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation
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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

A framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a community forestry landscape through a pilot site in Nepal.

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6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation
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6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

This publication highlights the key learnings from the Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course.

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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options
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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

The publication presents the methodology used in the Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative (P-CBA) training workshops, accompanied by examples from the trainings of how the methodology was used.

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual
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Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

This manual is part of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course and incorporates case studies, tools, methodologies, and guidelines.

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Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects
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Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects

This document shares an example from USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific’s experience working with India’s NABARD to design a checklist for selecting projects to be financed by the Adaptation Fund.

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 Country public financial management systems
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Defining Country Systems for CCA Finance

This paper uses “country systems” to refer to the set of tangible systems, processes and tools that support Public Financial Management (PFM) and examine the various parts of the process.
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The Exchange Series on Climate Financing

The APAN Exchange Series is a facilitated email information and knowledge exchange platform on climate financing operated and supported by USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific.

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