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Participatory gender-sensitive approaches for addressing key climate change-related research issues

The researchers investigated if and how farming practices are being modified to deal with a changing environment, and the constraints and opportunities these changes pose for both men and women.

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Framework vulnerability

Interpretations of vulnerability

Why different interpretations of vulnerability matter

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BalticClimate

BalticClimate Film "Finding a Way through Climate Change"

The BalticClimate Toolkit provides local and regional level policy makers, spatial planners, and the business community with climate...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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Equity and cost-effectiveness of multilateral adaptation finance

A CIS discussion paper, published in Spring 2012 addresses two main questions:

1) Can multilateral adaptation finance both address equity and cost-effectiveness simultaneously? ...

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Review of perceived policy needs

Abstract

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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Framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation

Abstract

This article presents a systematic framework to identify barriers that may impede the process of adaptation to climate change. The framework targets the process of ...

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Climate Change at the City Scale

Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town

by Anton Cartwright, Susan Parnell, Gregg Oelofse and Sarah Ward 

Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and...

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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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AdaptCap India

AdaptCap Project in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

India has a 7,500 km long, densely populated coast line, which is vulnerable to coastal floods, erosion and cyclones. The...

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Vulnerability indicators at the urban level

Vulnerability indicators are a valuable tool to identify vulnerable spots, guide the allocation of adaptation funding, communicate and raise awareness, and monitor the effectiveness of policies.

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Adaptation to Climate Change

Executive Summary

The Gambia, situated in West Africa, 13° 28.02' N and 16° 34.02' W, is located squarely in the river Gambia Delta, which effectively separates the country into two halves...

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Tools and Methods for vulnerability

It is important to distinguish between tools aimed at climate impact assessments, for example crop models or water planning models, and methods designed specifically to collect local level...

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Adaptation funding for cities

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Adaptation funding is insufficient and needs a new angleIf consensus can be reached about anything these days, it is that funding for...
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Vulnerability indices

There is wide scope for the understanding of vulnerability. The complexity of mathematically expressing it largely explains why it is not feasible to define/agree on a single vulnerability measure.

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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New research and training materials on Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development

Climate change does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to...

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin

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This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

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Social network characteristics

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Social network mapping (SNM) can be a useful part of the research process by identifying relevant stakeholders in the adaptation planning...

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Climate change impacts in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands

MEDIATION project case study

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

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