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C3D+

SEI Oxford and CSAG have been working on the development of two complementary web-based portals designed to support decision-making for climate change adaptation..

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Adaptive management

Risks and vulnerabilities

Flood pulse management cycle that will shift with climate change and fishing efforts.

Adaptation challenge

Creation of fishing agreements in managed lakes and...

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Learning and Power

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power and how it can act...

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Participation and the Facilitator

The Role of the Facilitator

The role of the facilitator is extremely important. Even the best-planned approaches can fail if the facilitator fails to enable everyone to contribute. Who is the...

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Power and Participation

Power and Participation

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of...

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Planning Stakeholder Engagement

Planning the Engagement

(see also Participatory Processes)

Once the stakeholders have been identified it is important to assess the following:

Interests: relate each stakeholder to the...
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Stakeholder Analysis

This background article provides an introduction to stakeholder analysis.

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International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) was established in 1977 and is one of the 15 centers strategically located all over the world and supported by the Consu

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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar

Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling...

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Communities of Practice

weADAPT is about planting the seed and nurturing the growth of a new community of practice: a group of people collecting around a shared concern and interested in how we adapt to climate change,...

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Lyambai project workshop strengths and weaknesses

Identified strengths The workshop succeeded in bringing together a wide cross-section of community stakeholders in a single forum to discuss issues that are of common interest but which to...
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Bridging methods

 These are methods that move from the realm of exploratory, somewhat open-ended and unstructured data collection phases, used with stakeholders during fieldwork to the more formal representation...

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Lessons learned in the field: thinking about the content for risk communication

'Awareness was necessary before implementing any adaptive measures, as there was a general lack of information on climate risk in the community', Nepal ACCCA Pilot Action.

Learned lessons...

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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

 The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues...

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Sub-Module 1.3 - Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction

Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the screening process will be based on sound stakeholder analysis. Not all stakeholders have...

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Key findings from Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below.

For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for...

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Stakeholder analysis and engagement

Introduction to stakeholder analysis and engagement

(see also Participatory Processes)

Identification of stakeholders, and developing a plan for their participation throughout the...

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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia

Herders in Mongolia. Picture: George Holden

Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of...

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ACCCA experiences: Risk communication, social learning and storyboard exercise

Lessons learned from ACCCA workshop in Cape Town

- The risks communicated by communities are usually 'peripheral' in that they often point to issues that are exacerbated by climate change as the...

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Elimination by aspect and rule based decision making

Tools for Knowledge Elicitation (KnETs)Sukaina Bharwani

The need to understand empirical data in a formal way is imperative when faced with multiple responses of humans to their...

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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes?

"Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of...

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Effectiveness of risk communication

In the previous section we have focussed largely on the part of the communication where you are providing information, but equally important is the act of receiving information within the exchange...

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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary...

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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with...

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