Sam Woor

weADAPT Knowledge Management Support

I am an Assistant Knowledge Management Intern for WeADAPT, based at the Stockholm Environment Institute Oxford, UK. My responsibilities include summarising diverse research outputs around the theme of adaptation to changing and variable climates.

As a geography undergraduate at the University of Oxford, UK, my areas of interest include present and past climate variability, with particular focus on change and adaptation in dryland environments. My undergraduate dissertation is based in SE Arabia, using an alluvial fan deposit as a multi-proxy paleoenvironmental archive to examine the migration of the Indian Ocean Monsoon system throughout the Late Quaternary and its implications for fluvial activity in the Arabian interior.

adaptation metrics

Adaptation metrics: Perspectives on measuring, aggregating and comparing adaptation results

Climate adaptation initiatives are more important than ever, and globally more and more funds are invested in climate resilience. But how do we measure success? Find out in this UNEP DTU report.

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From climate risk to climate resilience: How Zambian smallholders are using local knowledge and climate data to adapt their cropping strategies

This case study considers how climate farmer field schools were established in Northern Zambia to make climate resilience an on-the-ground reality for smallholder farmers.

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Assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe: vulnerability to climate change

This project is a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesise the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe.

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Setting Up a Successful Climate Knowledge Platform: A 9-Point Checklist

In this module, Geoff Barnard (CDKN) shares nine points everyone should consider before they decide to set up a new climate knowledge platform.

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Knowledge Systems Analysis for Climate Knowledge Brokers

This module offers an introduction to a methodology developed by CKB to allow for more focused knowledge brokering interventions in knowledge systems connected to climate-sensitive value chains.

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Advancing Gender Equality in Climate Knowledge Brokering

This module explores the dimensions of gender in climate knowledge brokering.

 

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Sam is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Knowledge Brokers

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is a growing alliance of around 400 leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information.
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Gender and Social Equality

This theme aims to deepen engagement on issues of gender and social equality in the context of environment and development, foster collaborations and strengthen capacity.
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Drylands Resource Guide

This guide highlights research and learning for climate change hotspots, with annotations from ASSAR academics to guide you to the most relevant and useful information for your work.
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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.
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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups
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