Sukaina Bharwani

Role at SEI:

My interests include exploring indigenous knowledge and more specifically tacit knowledge. Eliciting and formalising this in a way that can be useful for understanding adaptation decision-making processes to help reduce vulnerability to climate change is a core component of my work

Role in weADAPT:

My role in weADAPT involves translating user needs (collated from our Knowledge Partners and networks) into the technical features that are of greatest value in facilitating work on climate adaptation.

From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information 

1. To identify user-perspectives on the interface and content development of the innovative weADAPT / Google Earth...

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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...

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Wangari Maathai: Adaptation story

This movie was created as part of a collaboration between the Stockholm Environment Institute and Google.org. It demonstrates an innovative method to link qualitative and quantitative research in...

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Mediation

Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation requires a combination of generic and context-specific knowledge. Currently, the availability of such knowledge in Europe is...

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Nairobi Network Mapping

This case study describes work on conducting a participatory social network analysis with actors working on climate adaptation in Kenya.

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El Dorado Hills Urban Development

Rapid urban development in El Dorado Hills generates increasing water demands

The El Dorado Hills community has grown exponentially in the past ten years, driven by...

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