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UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa signs the COP23 hosting agreement with German State Secretary.
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Climate Finance Received - An Assessment of Biennial Update Reports

In their Biennial Update Report submissions to the UNFCCC, Non-Annex I Parties have encountered difficulty adhearing to UN reporting requirements and have used vastly different reporting approaches.

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VRC Case Study Niger
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VRC Case Study

This chapter summarizes the structure and utility of Vulnerability Reduction Credits and shows how VRCs are created and integrated into adaptations to heterogeneous climate risks. 

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Severe flooding in Thailand
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Financing from the Ground Up - Experiences in Adaptation Finance from Southeast Asia

Climate adaptation finance, a critical resource for developing countries, can sometimes be governed via national-level institutions that are disconnected from the contexts and needs of local people.

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Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level.

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UHI
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Webinar: The Urban Health Initiative

This webinar introduces the Urban Health Initiative, which aims to reduce deaths and diseases associated with short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) and other air pollutants at the city level.

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Canada's Adaptation Platform: Projects and Results

This report summarises case studies across 11 sectors of industry and adaptation themes from Canada's Adaptation Platform.

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Low-lying homes in Bangladesh
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Capacity building for climate change: Lessons from other regimes

Climate leaders must learn from existing work in other international regimes to ensure the effectiveness of capacity-building programs.

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10 years of weDAPT
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Happy 10th birthday, weADAPT!

This article describes and celebrates the history of the weADAPT climate adaptation network, and shares some glimpses into what we're planning next, and how you can have you say in this!

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Fig. 2. Map of the Caribbean with CAMI countries highlighted.
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A framework for climate services evaluation and its application

This paper describes an elaborated logic model to structure the evaluation of a climate services program, which is demonstrated in a case study of the Caribbean Agrometeorological Initiative (CAMI).

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Agriculture in Nepal, courtesy Mountain Partnership.
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Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia

A report by CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan.

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Glacier in Chile. Curt Carnemark/World Bank, via Flickr
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Toward climate finance reporting systems in Latin America

This research brief calls for the development of robust reporting systems for climate finance in Latin America, through national capacity builidng and based on mutually-agreed priniciples.

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weADAPT services

weADAPT is a collaborative platform on climate adaptation issues. This page describes the services weADAPT currently offers.

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SHANGHAI HONGQIAO SOLAR ROOF INSTALLATION, The Climate Group/Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
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Budgeting for NDC action – Initial lessons from climate-vulnerable countries

This paper examines the evidence of resourcing NDC policies and actions in four sub-Saharan African countries that are known to be vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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Climate data and projections: supporting evidence-based decision-making in the Caribbean

This report provides an overview of climate data and information available from the CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) data portal and how they can be used to support decision-making.

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caribbean climate governance
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The many roles of national government in climate adaptation planning

This report draws on CDKN projects from around the Caribbean to highlight that good governance is at the heart of effective climate adaptation.

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Barriers, incentives and benefits in the adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Barriers, incentives and benefits in the adoption of climate-smart agriculture. Lessons from the MICCA pilot project in Kenya.

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weADAPT launches new partner website service

weADAPT is expanding on its mission with the launch of a bespoke website service for projects to better connect, share and build on existing knowledge within the climate change adaptation community.

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Integrating international climate change commitments into national development planning

This report examines how to support the successful integration of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) into national development planning.

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Looking north along Kingston Beach
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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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villagers in niger
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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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sahel farmer
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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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