All articles for the topic: Adaptation

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 aimed to explore perceptions of adaptation. It, further, investigated possible obstacles, barriers, and incentives influencing decision-making processes.

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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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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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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 had facilitated a review of ASEAN guidelines on climate-smart agriculture/climate-smart land use. This reports 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 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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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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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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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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The Big Climate Movement

Three experts and eight climate activists dissect the complex interactions between migration and climate change in this 12-episode video series. 

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Health and Migration in the Context of a Changing Climate

This review synthesizes research that has investigated the relationship between climate change, migration, and health since 1990.

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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies, plans and action to tackle them.

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