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adelphi is a leading think tank for policy analysis and strategy consulting. We offer creative solutions and services on global environment and development challenges for policy, business and civil society communities.

Our projects contribute to sustaining natural life systems and fostering sustainable enterprises. adelphi´s clients include international organisations, governments, public institutions, corporations and associations. We bring together scientific and technical expertise with analytical and strategic competence, practical application and constructive problem solving. Our integrated approach combines research, consulting and dialogue on six main topic areas. International and interdisciplinary project teams contribute worldwide to a common future – working in different cultures and languages.

In the last ten years adelphi realised more than 400 projects for 100 clients, offering professional and strategic support to crucial environment and development policies and processes. Sustainability is the foundation and leitmotiv of our internal and external conduct. All our activities are climate-neutral and we apply a certified environmental management system.

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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate

This report examines the links between climate-fragility risks and non-state armed groups. It draws on four case studies in the Lake Chad region, Syria, Afghanistan and Guatemala.

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Water and Climate Diplomacy

Climate change will impact water flows, including in unstable regions. adelphi sheds light on how the international community can best combine climate and water diplomacy to tackle the challenges.

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Climate Change and Mining

The growing number of extreme weather events has led to increasing awareness in the extractives industries of the negative impacts of climate change. This report looks into the links between both.

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Low Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia (V-LED)

The Vertical Integration and Learning for Low Emission Development project aims to strengthen policy coordination and mutual learning to support LED in Kenya, S. Africa, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Vulnerability in Burundi

This case study describes an integrated vulnerability assessment undertaken on national and local scale in Burundi.

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Vulnerability Sourcebook

The Vulnerability Sourcebook is targeted at governmental and non-governmental organisations and aims to support their efforts to substantiate and enhance adaptation and development planning.

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