All articles for the topic: building adaptive capacity

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Adaptive Capacity: An Introduction

This article introduces the concept of adaptative capacity, including definitions. It provides some case examples to illustrate the concept and links to further reading and resources.

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6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

This publication highlights the key learnings from the Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course.

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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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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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Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

This interactive, web-based case study explores strategies for building community capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change in small island developing states in the Caribbean.

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Improving supplier resilience with information

Improving supplier resilience is important for global food security. If small-scale farmers can enhance their resilience against extreme weather, they are also likely to increase crop yield.

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Living Green Campaign Zimbabwe

Living Green Campaign Zimbabwe (LGCZ) is a local membership-based climate change club with an emphasis on spreading the word on climate change and sustainability issues and providing information
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Climate change adaptation and local resiliency in Sofala Province, Mozambique

University of Notre Dame researchers with one DRR committee

Project description

This project (ongoing), supported by International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (...

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Briefing on National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) for Least Developed Countries

Summary

In 2010, the 16th Conference of Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established a process to enable Least Developed Countries...

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GoLo CarSce: Global-Local Caribbean Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Scenarios

Low lying areas vulnerable to climate change. © golocarsce.

Research focus

The overall objective of the project is to help Small Island Developing States in the...

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UNESCO: Islands of the Future – Building resilience in a changing world

The ‘Islands of the Future – Building resilience in a changing world’ booklet highlights UNESCO activities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), covering the period from 2006-2013....

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