Wageningen University

Our research and education are strongly geared toward application in practice. This is achieved through the close cooperation across different study directions and the combination of the natural and social sciences. This allows us to obtain an integrated approach of actual social themes, such as climate change, unhealthy lifestyles, the continued pressure on natural habitats, and the well-being of animals. The world is our working area. Our researchers are active around the globe and our university hosts students from over 100 countries. Inherent to the structure of the university is the amount of personal attention available for students and researchers. Our mission is, ‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.’

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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.

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Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process to support decision making on climate change adaptation

This manual supports adaptation decision-makers in government institutions, international agencies, civil society and other development partners to identify and prioritize adaptation solutions.

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How to become a climate chef and avoid disasters

This recipe book for making stories can help you to get people engaged and working towards a climate-proof and disaster resilient society.

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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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Strengthening institutional coordination & capacities

A PLACARD report showcasing innovative activities that target collaboration, improved communication, increased coherence, and capacity-sharing between the CCA and DRR communities.

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Key boundary partners for bridging CCA and DRR in Europe.

Key insights for bridging CCA and DRR in the European Green Deal

The PLACARD manifesto shares insights that bridge climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction - 3 action areas to improve cooperation & recommendations for the European Green Deal.

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Using stories to encourage action

These guidance materials (including a video) show the value of storytelling and provide insights and inspiration for creating motivating narratives for your own situation and audience.

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