Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.

We seek to have a profound and positive impact on the most significant challenges and opportunities facing Australia and humanity.

To realise our goals we depend on the excellence of our people and the excellence of our science and are guided by our purpose, mission and vision.

CSIRO's Purpose is defined by the Science and industry Research Act (1949) [external link].

CSIRO's Mission is an enduring reflection of our purpose and role. Our mission is 'We deliver great science and innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment’.

CSIRO's Vision defines the aspiration behind our current strategic journey. Our Vision for 2011-15 and beyond is 'Our science is used to make a profound and positive impact for the future of Australia and humanity'.

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VKE1: Introduction, Engagement and Next Steps

This event is the first in a series of virtual KE and engagement activities to be held in mid to late 2020 by the KE4CAP project.

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EU-Australia knowledge exchange event: Services and science supporting climate action

This report provides lessons learned from a KE4CAP perspective as a result of an EU-Australia bilateral workshop focused on developing and using web-based resources to inform climate action.

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CSIRO was a participating agency in the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, which looked at the key issues in the February 2009 bushfires.

EU-Australia bi-lateral workshop on developing and using web-based resources

The purpose of this workshop was to address nationally relevant issues around best practice (digital and domain) delivery of climate ‘intelligence’ platforms for Australia.

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Webinar: Adaptation Pathways

ASSAR, in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), organised a webinar on Adaptation Pathways on Friday 14 October 2016, available online here.

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Conservation Organizations Need to Consider Adaptive Capacity

This article discusses why adaptive capacity assessment represents a critical tool supporting conservation planning and management. It also evaluates key factors guiding conservation NGOs.

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Towards a Culturally-engaged CBA Practice

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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