All articles for the topic: adaptation policy

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PACC Peru Climate Change Adaptation Programme

This article describes the key findings of PACC PERU, an initiative of the Peruvian Ministry of Environment (MINAM) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

A framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a community forestry landscape through a pilot site in Nepal.

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Identifying climate services needs for national planning: insights from Malawi

This article identifies the opportunities and barriers to the use of climate services for national planning in Malawi.

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Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE)

HI-AWARE conducts research and pilot interventions, capacity building and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins.

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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate

This report examines the links between climate-fragility risks and non-state armed groups. It draws on four case studies in the Lake Chad region, Syria, Afghanistan and Guatemala.

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2016 ADA/UNDP Moldova Project Photobook

This photobook highlights activities from the "Supporting Moldova’s National Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process" including adaptation stories, publications and resources.

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From risk to resilience

This report identifies five key principles for resilience building to ensure 2015 policy commitments are effectively implemented in vulnerable contexts.  

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Report: Urbanisation, Poverty, Climate Change Vol 1 & 2

This synthesis report showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.

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Observatório do Meio Rural

Observatório do Meio Rural (OMR) is a private non-profit organization that looks to contribute to agricultural and rural development in Mozambique in an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective

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National Adaptation Plan Global Network

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network aims to enhance national adaptation planning and action in developing countries by:

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Climate Change and Mining

The growing number of extreme weather events has led to increasing awareness in the extractives industries of the negative impacts of climate change. This report looks into the links between both.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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Centre for Policy Research

The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) has been one of India’s leading public policy think tanks since 1973.

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Adapting to Climate Change in China

Adapting to Climate Change in China

The Adapting to Climate Change in China (ACCC) project brings together Chinese policy makers, research and policy institutions, as well as international organisations and experts, to develop practi

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Map of Corporate Adaptation Projects and Opportunities

The Business Case for Responsible Corporate Adaptation

This report presents a diverse set of global corporate adaptation projects to raise awareness, inspire action and highlight opportunities to further responsible corporate adaptation.

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The 3As: Tracking Resilience

This paper presents an explanatory framework for measuring resilient outcomes that embraces and makes sense of the current diversity in resilience approaches.

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Transformational adaptation

A summary of themes from the literature and workshop discussions on the concept of transformation, how it might be applied and priorities for future research and practice. 

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High-level political support & sectoral integration in NAP processes

The NAP Global Network’s inaugural Targeted Topics Forum addressed securing political support and sectoral integration in the NAP process. This report summarizes key lessons that emerged.

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2008 to create a world-leading centre for policy-rel

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Climate change adaptation in Swedish forestry

Cover photo: “Traces of Gudrun” © urbanlegend/flickr

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This report explores how climate change adaptation concerns were integrated into the Swedish forestry discourse in the...

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Global Adaptation Network

The Global Adaptation Network works on a range of adaptation projects, connecting each one into a larger worldwide platform.

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Review of perceived policy needs

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Adaptation to climate change is a new challenge for existing institutions and decision-making processes. In order to assess what form this challenge takes for decision-makers, we...

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