All articles for the topic: climate adaptation finance

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IPCC FAQs - Decision Making Options for Managing Risk

How do we know whether adaptation is successful? Which guidelines, instruments and resources are available for decision-makers to recognize climate risks and decide on the best course of action? Learn about these and other frequently asked questions from Chapter 17 of the 6th Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 2: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.

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CDKN: Finance for Resilience podcast

Listen to 'Finance for Resilience', a podcast series created by the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) which explores how financial solutions for climate change are developed, and highlights innovative solutions from practitioners and experts.

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National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture MOOC

There is a crucial connection between climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. This massive open online course (MOOC) presents key elements for this nexus, such as gender, NAPs, traditional knowledge, and links to other sectors, such as forestry.

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Food-IAP: Establishment of the Upper Tana Nairobi Water Fund (UTNWF)

The Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund (UTNWF) created in 2015, is a financial mechanism that aims to protect and restore the quality and supply of water in the one of the most productive and ec

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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

(Videos) This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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Exploring the conflict blind spots in climate adaptation finance

This report investigates climate change adaptation programmes in fragile and conflict-affected situations, how such programmes could be improved and how adaptation finance could be increased.

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Financing for Andean Forests

The article describes the experience of Andean Forest Program with several finance mechanisms and identifies remaining challenges for the future.

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Accelerating adaptation action in Africa - Insights from African experts

In late 2020, CDKN interviewed leading African scientists and climate change adaptation practitioners. This consultation highlighted key areas of investment for unlocking adaptation in Africa and includes a series of videos that explores climate change adaptation entry points and options for Africa. 

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Assessing Accommodation Suppliers’ Perceptions of Climate Change Adaptation Actions on Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand

This study explores perceptions of adaptation and investigates possible obstacles, barriers, and incentives influencing decision-making processes in an island destination.

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Training Guide: Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation

This training guide can be used to assist government and NGOs to prepare bankable climate change adaptation proposals to access various sources of financing. 

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Regional Climate Consortium for Asia and the Pacific (RCCAP)

RCCAP is a web portal that provides access to climate data, and guidance material to support climate-resilient development in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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Climateguide.fi

Climateguide.fi pools practical, studied and reliable information on climate change into one address to support mitigation and adaptation in Finland

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Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform

Canada's Climate Change Adaptation Platform aims to create an enabling environment for adaptation, where decision-makers in regions and industry are equipped with the tools and information needed.

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eCCET Helper

Currently under development, the eCCET Helper will provide climate data and guide users in adaptation planning thru the Climate Change Expenditure Tagging system in the Philippines.

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Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation

The Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation is the pre-eminent source of information for everyone engaged in climate adaptation in The Netherlands. 

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Climate Finance Knowledge Portal

The Climate Finance Knowledge Portal (CFKP) is a platform that provides space for accessing knowledge products and facilitating dialogue on Climate Finance in India.

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Swedish portal for climate change adaptation

The Swedish portal for climate change adaptation is intended to support society and citizens preparing for climate change consequences. The portal is run by the Swedish National Knowledge Centre for Climate Change Adaptation, in cooperation with several Swedish authorities.

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A framework for mobilizing private finance and tracking the delivery of adaptation benefits

This paper presents a conceptual framework that allows users to assess a country’s practices for mobilizing private sector finance for adaptation.

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Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

In this paper, adelphi's team of experts analyses key challenges and potential solutions for channelling money from the international to the local level in order to improve adaptation finance.

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Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

With regard to climate change adaptation, SMEs in emerging economies face significant financing challenges. Here, adelphi presents 6 innovative bottom-up approaches from India, Thailand and Uganda.

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Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.

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The International CBA conferences

This article provides an overview to and linkages for the international conference series on Community Based Adaptation. 

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Albania’s Approach to Integrating Adaptation into Domestic Budgeting

This sNAPshot takes a closer look at how Albania is integrating climate adaptation into its medium-term budget process.

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