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x axis= CCA count

y axis= DRR count

z (size of bubble)= occurrence count 

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The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

Introduction

This work explores the implications of a potential international climate agreement on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Governments are due to...

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Introduction

Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face

Billions of people across the world at the Frontline of disasters face the...

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Participants and trainers in the workshop for the National Environment Commission officers of Bhutan

Summary

The Stockholm Environment Institute...

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Managing a living cultural landscape: Bali’s subaks and the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Introduction

In 2012, the cultural landscape of Indonesia’s Bali province was inscribed as a World Heritage Site – a place of “outstanding universal value”, to be protected and preserved...

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The NEW weADAPT

The new and improved weADAPT site is soon to be launched. The platform will not only be cleaner, fresher and easier to use, it will also have many exciting features, some of which you can read...

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. If you wish to read more about AR5 or see the other reports featured on weADAPT, please click here...

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Documenting change: An introduction to process documentation

Introduction

“Planned intervention is an on‐going, socially constructed and negotiated process, not simply the execution of an already specified plan of action with predictable outcomes” (...

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

Background

In the face of climate change, two main types of strategies — mitigation and adaptation — have emerged and are now widely recognized. Mitigation aims to reduce the sources or...

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Business strategies on Adaptation to Climate Change

Figure from report: Framework - A Path to Elaborate Business Agendas for Adaption to Climate Change

Introduction

The Business for Climate Platform (EPC) is one of...

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VAR Report

Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin: An Analysis of Economic Values at Risk

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (USAID Mekong ARCC) project announces the...

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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ASSAR Regional Diagnostic Studies

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of West Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of Southern Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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Use and Communication of Climate Information to Support Uptake of Adaptation Action in the Semi-Arid Regions of Africa and Asia

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions...

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

Introduction

The vulnerability of populations in fragile states to weather and climate variability is typically much higher than in other countries. These countries, and their populations,...

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The need for reflexive evaluation approaches in development cooperation

Abstract

Within development cooperation, development issues are increasingly recognized as complex problems requiring new paths towards solving them. In addition to the commonly used two...

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The split ladder of participation: A diagnostic, strategic, and evaluation tool to assess when participation is necessary

Abstract

The mainstream literature sees participation as critical to deepening democracy and solving complex environmental issues. An explosion of literature on public participation has...

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Climate analysis for local communities and decision-makers

Background

Water supply on the island of Lombok overall is stressed, including the supply for the capital city of Mataram. The highlands surrounding the capital are forested and mostly...

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A monitoring instrument for resilience

Implicit in all development work is the quest for impact. Positively influencing livelihoods, landscapes and ecosystems is the goal of our work. Effecting such changes is known to require...

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Guide to INDC

REPORT: New guide helps Least Developed Countries navigate ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)’

A new publication from CDKN and Ricardo-AEA  – Guide to...

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Mitigation And Adaptation In The UNFCCC Debates

An analysis of the UNFCCC’s discussions provided by the Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Introduction

Climate Change Adaptation appears to occupy the center of the climate negotiations....

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Explore the Adaptation Layer

View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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