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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Annual Meeting Proceedings

This article hosts the proceedings from the ADAPT Asia-Pacific Annual Forums, which aimed to support capacity building and technical assisstence on financing climate change adaptation

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Defining Country Systems for CCA Finance

This paper uses “country systems” to refer to the set of tangible systems, processes and tools that support Public Financial Management (PFM) and examine the various parts of the process.
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Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

This manual is part of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course and incorporates case studies, tools, methodologies, and guidelines.

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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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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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Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation

Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation

This guide aims to assist government and non-government agencies at all scales in preparing bankable climate change adaptation proposals to access various sources of financing. 

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Climate Change Research Strategy for Thailand

This case study describes an ADAPT Asia-Pacific program to develop a strategic plan that will identify, support, monitor and assess a national strategy for climate change research in Thailand.

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Understanding the Green Climate Fund

Understanding the Green Climate Fund

This paper describes the Green Climate Fund and outlines key considerations to be taken into account to enhance the readiness of NCFs to directly access international climate finance.

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Briefing Note: Capacity Building Program on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

Capacity Building Program on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

This article outlines and provides resources from the two-year program “Economics of Climate Change Adaptation – Supporting National/Sub-national Adaption Planning and Action”.

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Urban Resilience Roadmap

This interactive process map has been developed as a tool to help cities, government agencies, and development partners better navigate a course for building resilience.

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Gender Sourcebook: Integrating Gender into Proposals

This online sourcebook aims to help ensure that gender considerations and women’s empowerment are incorporated into large-scale climate change adaptation projects.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific

The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific program shared information and best practices about climate fund requirements and helped governments build capacity to access climate change adaptation finance.

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Quick Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Funds

This USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Quick Guide is an easy to follow collection of 10 climate funds and initiatives available for financing adaptation activities in developing countries.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Project Preparation Approach Paper

Project Preparation Approach Paper

This initial approach paper of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific project highlights the variety of projects and readiness in each target country in Asia. 

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Competence Centre for Climate Change in Morocco (4C Maroc)

A climate competence centre has been set up in Morocco to establish a CC mitigation and adaptation structure (4C Maroc) to aid the implementation and development of its national climate policy.

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Rooftop Farming in Cairo

In informal settlements of Greater Cairo a rooftop farming project was started in 2014, supported by GIZ. The results were promising, but technical and managerial problems still have to be solved.

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Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

This research project outlines the benefits, challenges, and successes associated with transboundary ecosystem management in Still Creek, a riparian ecosystem located in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Green Climate Fund Proposal Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to assist you in understanding what makes a funding proposal bankable and successful when it is reviewed during a GCF board meeting.

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What is TSP?

Transformative Scenario Planning is an approach that brings concerned stakeholders from different, often conflicting, perspectives together.
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Using a Local Climate Impact Profile (LCLIP) with Aberdeen City Council to assess vulnerability

See how Adaptation Scotland helped Aberdeen City Council complete a Local Climate Impact Profile to study the impact of past extreme weather events and assess the areas vulnerability to future risk.

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Sustainable development publications, tools and approaches

This page brings together key knowledge resources that have been produced by SDC and/or its partners, and which may be of interest to sustainable development practitioners.

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Disasters and national economic resilience

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

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Preparing for Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) in India

As part of the ASSAR project stakeholders from Bangalore’s government, civil society, and private and academic sectors met at the IIHS Bangalore City Campus to think about Bangalore's water future.

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Transformative Scenario Planning in Ghana

In this brief we describe the approach undertaken during ASSAR's Transformative Scenario Planning workshops in Wa, Ghana, and provide an overview of the results and future steps.

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