Is my content relevant to the weADAPT audience?

weADAPT welcomes a diverse range of content, both in terms of subjects and styles! 

The knowledge management team mainly follows three criteria tdecide whether content is relevant and useful to the weADAPT community: 

  • Is the content related to climate change adaptation or an associated field (such as disaster risk reduction or synergies with mitigation)? 

  • Has the content been subject to a quality review process? 

  • Is the content beneficial to the community?
    • Does it share learning, examples, guidance, or insights?
    • Does it provide information on projects and activities that support collaboration and coordination?

Given these criteria, you are invited to share case studies from the field, working papers, guidance documents and training materials, research articles, project reports, project descriptions (funded projects only), workshop proceedings, webinar recordings and summaries, etc. 

Sharing existing content that is not open access:

All content shared on weADAPT should be fully open access and/or available under a Creative Commons license. This is important for ensuring that everyone coming to weADAPT can fully access and benefit from the learning and lessons being shared. Occasionally, we will allow the sharing of non-plagiarising summaries of valuable academic papers that are not open access. We do this to help share the key messages coming from cutting edge research. Closed access content and our decision on whether to share it is assessed on a case by case basis.

Original content such as new weADAPT articles and case studies/stories:

Original content published on weADAPT will be placed under a Creative Commons license .

Undesirable content:

There are certain categories of content that we reserve the right not to publish as articles/case studies. These include commercial advertising and fundraising, event advertisingand news stories (see below). 

Other types of content:

News stories and blogs that share lessons learnt that are of use to other weADAPT members will be considered for publication on weADAPT. 

Event announcements can be made on the discussion forums  

If you are unsure about whether your content is suitable for weADAPTor how best to share it on weADAPTplease get in touch with the weADAPT team at [email protected]. 

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