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Alterra

Alterra is part of the Wageningen University and Research Centre concern (Wageningen UR).

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Founded in 1972, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research  into problems that are too large

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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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Bangladesh NCAP: Gender Issues

Women’s Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in Noakhali

In Noakhali, society supports a rigid gender division of labor that perceives men and women’s roles differently and distinctly defines...

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Agro-environmental protection institue, Ministry of Agriculture

My institute is a special institution that is first engaged in the research, monitoring and information exchange of agro-environmental sciences.

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National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt

The National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) is one of the twelve national research institutions affiliated to the Ministry of State for Scientific Research of Egypt that are dealing

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Sokoine University of Agriculture

The history of Sokoine University of Agriculture dates back to 1965 when it started as an Agricultural College offering diploma training in the discipline of agriculture.

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The University of York

In less than 50 years, York has become one of the top ten universities in the UK for teaching and research – and is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.

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Power and Participation

Power and Participation

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of...

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Barriers to Participation

Obstacles to participation

There is no doubt that stakeholder approaches based on genuine participation can be very effective and useful but participation is generally not quick and easy....

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Learning and Power

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power and how it can act...

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What is Social Learning?

'Social' learning is thought to occur through the sharing of knowledge between individuals, groups and organisations in society through interactions, particularly in novel environments and...

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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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Stakeholder Identification

Stakeholder Identification Exercises

Chapati/ Institutional Diagramming

The aim of this exercise is to enable people to identify the institutions and individuals that have a legitimate...

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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166)

Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative,...

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Climatic Research Unit (University of East Anglia)

The Climatic Research Unit (CRU) is a research centre in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.  At present, CRU is composed of around 10 research

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International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) was established in 1977 and is one of the 15 centers strategically located all over the world and supported by the Consu

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The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Austra

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Adaptation tools review

Several tools have been developed to support climate adaptation decision-making over the past decade. This pages offers a review of them.

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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Living on the Margins

In fall 2008, a group of five undergraduate students and three graduate students participated in a seminar led by two faculty members from AESEDA and the Penn State Department of Geography, Dr....

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Introducing Agency into Water Resource Simulation Models

Making WEAP actor-oriented

Human-environment interactions and feedback are essential to consider in IWRM research particularly where we are concerned with adaptive water management in the context...

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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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