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UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

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Global Climate Change Alliance, Tanzania

The GCCA was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island develop

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Gendered Adaptation to Drought in El Sauce, Nicaragua

A gendered culture in Nicaragua has led to a differentiated capacity to respond to drought, men being able to adapt and women experiencing a downward spiral in capacity and increasing vulnerability.

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Climate change and inequality in Papua New Guinea and Tonga

A comparative study of Papua New Guinea and Tonga that captures the relationship between climate change vulnerability, social inequality, and globalization.

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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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Caribbean communities on the front lines of climate change adaptation

This analysis from CDKN identifies a series of approaches to help community-level organisations to increase climate resilience in the Caribbean.

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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Increasing people’s resilience through social protection

This paper highlights how social protection programmes and systems can contribute to building the capacity of vulnerable people who are exposed to climate shocks and disasters.

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Routes to resilience: insights from BRACED year 1

One year into implementing BRACED, this report collates and synthesises evidence from project Implementing Partners’ annual reports, to understand how projects are building resilience so far.

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Enabling opportunities to diversify farmers' livelihoods

This blog explores the potential for farmers to use biogas not only for coffee roasting, but also for expanding other small businesses, thereby increasing their adaptive capacity.

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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Food (in)security in Igloolik

Igloolik's food system has shifted from harvested traditional foods to a dual system combining these with store-bought imported food. But food insecurity remains and some adaptive capacity was lost.

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Resilience Scan: April-June 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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Communicating climate change for adaptation

Communicating climate change to communities in semi-arid regions remains a difficult task.

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How gender and adaptive capacity affect resilience

Policy and programme recommendations on gender dynamics and the role of CBA in increasing adaptive capacity and promoting gender equality based on ALP’s practical experiences in Africa since 2010.

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Adaptation Learning Programme

The Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa increases the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to increasing and uncertain climate change and climate variability.

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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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Fishing in Finnmark

In Finnmark, in the North of Norway, areas around the Porsanger and Varanger fjords have experienced a series of substantial social-ecological changes that have challenged Sámi peoples' livelihoods.

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Climate resilience and financial services: Lessons from Mali, Myanmar and Ethiopia

This BRACED working paper provides a high-level overview of the context and structure of the financial services sector in three BRACED countries; Ethiopia, Mali and Myanmar.

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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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Conservation Organizations Need to Consider Adaptive Capacity

This article discusses why adaptive capacity assessment represents a critical tool supporting conservation planning and management. It also evaluates key factors guiding conservation NGOs.

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Climate Sense

Climate Sense is a UK-Based international consultancy specialising in behaviour change and capacity development for climate change [mitigation and adaptation].
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Climate CaDD

The CaDD software system provides services to generate metrics on organisational and stakeholder capacities across any climate change relevant activity/activities, and at any scale.

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