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Knowledge brokers bridging information to knowledge

Knowledge Broker Support Program (KBSP)

The Knowledge Support Program (KBSP) is an online course that brings together tools, processes and case studies which can help knowledge brokers mainstream climate change and future uncertainty into their program. By integrating climate change and future uncertainty, knowledge brokers can increase the likelihood of the long-term success of their programs. 

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Infrastructure

The Mekong Delta an Emerging Investment Destination in Viet Nam

This publication highlights the opportunities for investors in the Mekong Delta and presents the challenges that international businesses may still face in the region.

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Infrastructure

Política Nacional de Adaptación al Cambio Climático de Costa Rica 2018-2030

Esta Política se plantea como marco rector que orientará las acciones del país en materia de adaptación. Nuestro país adquirió el compromiso de formular su Plan Nacional de Adaptación al 2018 en el marco de su Contribución Nacional ante el Acuerdo de París de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático en Setiembre del 2015, el cual fue ratificado por la Asamblea Legislativa el 6 de Octubre del 2016.

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Risk Assessment for the Climate Proofing of Infrastructure Investments

The PIEVC Engineering Vulnerability Assessment Protocol is a climate risk assessment tool developed by Engineers Canada and tailored to the needs of the infrastructure sector. This document briefly describes the seven steps in risk assessment for the climate proofing of infrastructure investments. 

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 Gokyo Lake, Nepal: a mountain range with a bright turquoise lake in between two peaks

The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in South Asia by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ICLEI-South Asia and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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Mountains

Vibrant Mountain Communities Regional Development in Mountains: Realizing Potentials, Tackling Disparities

This report draws on experiences from different mountain regions to shed light on three main levers for transformation in mountain areas: inclusive planning and decision-making, equitable access to quality public services, and collaborations to spark innovation.

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 Freighters anchored at Dar es Salaam harbour in Tanzania.

Enhancing resilience within global value chains: the implications of COVID-19 for climate change adaptation and mitigation policies

This blog discusses the implications of the COVID-19 crisis in relation to trade within global value chains (GVCs) given the looming climate change crisis.

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Cover page of Agriculture & Rural Development Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note

Agriculture & Rural Development Sectors Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the agriculture & rural development sectors.

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Cover page of Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note: highway junction with little traffic

Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the transport sector.

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Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the water sector.

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Cover page of Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note: child smiling drinking water from a hand water pump

Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the energy sector.

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Adaptation Futures 2018: Conference Summary

This article summarises the key focus areas and outputs of the fifth Adaptation Futures international conference on global adaptation (Cape Town, 18-21 June, 2018).

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Woman collects millet in Saluma Area, Jordan, escorted by peacekeepers

Gender and climate change: Feminist development perspectives

This article asks a key question for adaptation and gender debates: what can we learn from development on social goal setting, institutional change, and gender equality? 

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Women farmers sell their crops, Senegal. Photo: @Lancelot Ehode - IED Afrique/PRISE Senegal

Supporting private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This PRISE policy brief argues that to unlock the potential of businesses to drive climate-resilient development, support for private adaptation in semi arid lands needs to be rapidly upscaled.

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Co-producing climate knowledge

'Co-production’ of climate knowledge is far from easy to achieve in practice. This article looks at what we mean by 'co-production', the challenges involved, and how we can move forward.

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Webinar: Exploring the use of foresight methods in climate resilience

This webinar showcased the potential of foresight methods in increasing climate resilience in the light of "Juncker’s 5 Futures for Europe".

 

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Integrating international climate change commitments into national development planning

This report examines how to support the successful integration of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) into national development planning.

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Designing Knowledge Coproduction for Climate and Development

This paper explores the ways climate and development researchers are using knowledge co-production approaches and the extent to which the approaches are reaching their potential.

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Pakalinding young farmers, The Gambia, by Gerry Popplestone

Ensuring climate information guides long-term development

This article describes why climate-resilient development requires a step change in how medium to long-term climate information is produced, communicated and used in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere.

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Youth Association for Development (YAD)

The Youth Association for Development (YAD) is a civil society initiative based in Loralai, Baluchistan and whose roots lie with a core of volunteers in different districts of Baluchistan.

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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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The Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development

Established in 1977, the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) is the oldest and largest non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting rights-based, sustainable

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The ASSAR Spotlight

The ASSAR Spotlight - July 2016 Edition

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Women farmers are vulnerable to climate impacts on agriculture in Nepal

Developing climate-smart agriculture in Nepal

Climate-smart agriculture mitigates climatic threats to food production in Nepal, which particularly affect women and smallholders.

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