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VRC Case Study Niger

VRC Case Study

This chapter summarizes the structure and utility of Vulnerability Reduction Credits and shows how VRCs are created and integrated into adaptations to heterogeneous climate risks. 

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Coastal ecosystem-based approaches for island nations

New web-based resources encourage the adoption of coastal ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) as part of wider adaptation strategies of island nations.

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Robust Decision Support

The SEI practice of RDS is a participatory planning process based on a theoretical decision making under uncertainty framework referred to as Robust Decision Making (RDM). 

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National Climate Change Adaptation

This report utilizes monitoring and evaluation of adaptation to identify tools that can be used to enhance learning and assess countries’ progress in adapting to climate change.  

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Gender and Inclusion Toolbox

Rural women head one out of five farms across the developing world, but produce less than their male counterparts because of the persistent inequalities that frame their experiences.

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Planning for an uncertain future

This report describes ‘flexible and forward-looking decision making’ (FFDM), a decision making approach that is able to adapt to the unexpected.

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Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit

Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit and User Guide: a comprehensive guide to planning for climate change adaptation in three steps

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Adaptive planning for resilient urban water systems under an uncertain future

There is now widespread recognition across Australian water businesses that a generational shift is required away from conventional deterministic planning towards more flexible and adaptive...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at ClimatePrep.org, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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ADM Tools Guide

Purpose of this guide

This user guide will give you an introduction to the subject of adaptation decision-making tools. It is intended for the newcomer to this area. At the bottom of the page we...

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VA adaptation planning

The process of vulnerability assessment provides you with an understanding of key areas which are particularly sensitive to climate change and need to be addressed. The next question is how to...
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Tools

As well as exploring the conditions of applicability of different tools, it is important to consider the main goal of each tool before choosing it for your study.

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Robust Decision-Making

Under deep uncertainty, decision-makers need to select robust rather than best options. However, when the future is characterised by uncertainty, a focus on best options may carry significant risks.

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Analytical scope

This page explains the main findings of the review in terms of the analytical scope of adaptation tools.

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Sectors

This section analyses adaptation tools lthrough ooking at them in a horizontal manner, using two criteria: Cross-Sectoral and Sector specific vs multi-sectoral.

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Goals

Some tools are used to achieve a particular goal. In this section, the tools have been classified according to three goals.

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ADAM Digital Compendium

ADAM Digital Compendium (Adaptation Catalogue) 

The Digital Compendium contributes to emerging knowledge on adaptation by acting as a portal for the dissemination of the transdisciplinary...

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ORCHID

Opportunities and Risks of Climate Change and Disasters (ORCHID) 

Developed by IDS, this tool is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and...

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CRiSTAL

CRiSTAL is a project-planning tool that helps users design activities that support climate adaptation (i.e.,adaptation to climate variability and change) at the community level. 

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ESPACE

Climate Change Impacts and Spatial Planning Decision Support Guidance (ESPACE)

Although this guidance use the lens of spatial planning, it is based around the UKCIP decision-making...

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PACT

The Performance Acceleration Climate Tool (PACT) identifies a number of principles underlying effective change by organisations on climate change issues.

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UKCIP Adpatation Wizard

Adaptation Wizard

Developed by UKCIP the Adaptation Wizard is a web-based tool that is designed to help users gain a basic understanding of climate change as well as integrate climate risks...

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SMCE-NAIADE

Novel approach to imprecise assessment and decision environments (NAIADE) / Social Multi−Criteria Evaluation process (SMCE) method 

Naiade is a multi-criteria assessment (MCA) method able...

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BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

UKCIP BACLIAT

BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

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