All articles for the topic: Adaptation

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Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación de los Andes

Esta publicacion es un resumen del Conversatorio sobre “Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación en los Andes: una mirada multisectorial desde las montañas”. Read this article in English here.

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Toward Gender-Responsive Ecosystem-Based Adaptation

The purpose of this report is two-fold: to illustrate the importance of integrating gender considerations in EbA actions, and to provide concrete examples of how this can be done in practice.

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Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research on Glacier and Snowpack Dependent River Basins for Improving Livelihoods

Implemented in the mountains and flood plains of the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins from 2014 to 2018, the HI-AWARE project addressed numerous knowledge gaps and influenced pol

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Assessing Accommodation Suppliers’ Perceptions of Climate Change (photo credit: Janto S. Hess)

Assessing Accommodation Suppliers’ Perceptions of Climate Change Adaptation Actions on Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand

This study explores perceptions of adaptation and investigates possible obstacles, barriers, and incentives influencing decision-making processes in an island destination.

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Protecting Biodiversity and Multiple Ecosystem Services in Mountain Biological Corridors of the Mediterranean Ecosystem in the Santiago and Valparaíso regions, Chile (GEF-Montaña)

This project seeks to contribute to the development of public-private initiatives that allow the conservation of biodiversity and protect or enhance the benefits provided by mountain ecosystems.

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Mechanisms for ecosystem services retribution in the Cañete river basin, Peru (MERESE)

This project implemented by the Minister of Environment of Peru (MINAM) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) sought to conserve and protect 9,482 hectares of native forests, grasslands and wetlands in the Cañete river basin, Peru.

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The Bioculture and Climate Change Project in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Bioculture and Climate Change Project focuses on an approach of adaptation based on communities and their ancestral knowledge on climate, which goes beyond the traditional approach of ecosystems-based adaptation (EbA). It is developed in the upper valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia, for the protection of watersheds, through the co-creation and revaluation of ancestral knowledge.

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Nature-based “carrots and sticks” solution

This nature-based solution focuses primarily on forest conservation through effectively enforced monitoring and management to minimize deforestation in the Wolong Nature Reserve, China.

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National Adaptation Strategies

This event explored lessons learned from KE4CAP countries, including tools for effective engagement of partners in the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) process, governance mechanisms, and M&E. 
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Review of ASEAN Guidelines on Climate-Smart Land Use

GIZ's Climate-Smart Land Use project facilitated a review of ASEAN guidelines on climate-smart agriculture/climate-smart land use. This report highlights the key findings of the review.

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A Just Transition for Climate Change Adaptation: Towards Just Resilience and Security in a Globalising World

This policy brief presents a novel framework for a just transition for adaptation, with the objective of achieving globally just resilience.

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Mental health and climate change in small island developing states

This paper reviews research about mental health and wellbeing under climate change in small island developing states (SIDS).

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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

This course has been designed to help professionals working across multiple disciplines to bring a climate change adaptation lens to their current and future projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Climate Risk in Africa: Adaptation and Resilience

This book highlights the complexities around making adaptation decisions and building resilience in the face of climate risk, using insights from sub-Saharan Africa.

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Climate Adaptation in Africa

This MOOC course, developed at UCT explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context.

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Adaptation to climate change in the aftermath of the Paris Agreement: on the rise globally, but policy and scientific challenges ahead

This blog reflects on the developments in climate change adaptation since the signing of the Paris Agreement.

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Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform

Canada's Climate Change Adaptation Platform aims to create an enabling environment for adaptation, where decision-makers in regions and industry are equipped with the tools and information needed.

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NI Adapts Planning Toolkit

NI Adapts aims to support organisations to undertake a 5-step methodological approach to ‘adaptation’ and build resilience to the potential negative impacts of climate change in Northern Ireland.
 
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eCCET Helper

Currently under development, the eCCET Helper will provide climate data and guide users in adaptation planning thru the Climate Change Expenditure Tagging system in the Philippines.

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Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation

The Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation is the pre-eminent source of information for everyone engaged in climate adaptation in The Netherlands. 

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Climate Finance Knowledge Portal

The Climate Finance Knowledge Portal (CFKP) is a platform that provides space for accessing knowledge products and facilitating dialogue on Climate Finance in India.

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Platform on Adaptation to Climate Change in Spain (AdapteCCa)

The AdapteCCa platform is a tool for exchanging and consulting information on adaptation to climate change in Spain.

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Swedish portal for climate change adaptation

The Swedish portal for climate change adaptation is intended to support society and citizens preparing for climate change consequences. The portal is run by the Swedish National Knowledge Centre for Climate Change Adaptation, in cooperation with several Swedish authorities.

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Asia-Pacific Adaptation Information Platform (AP-PLAT)

AP-PLAT is an online platform that provides climate change risk information to support effective climate risk management through adaptation. 

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