All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

Y-Adapt Youth-led Action Phase!

Y-Adapt Youth-Led Action Phase!

A 6 week period for youth to implement their Y-Adapt adaptation action plan in their community.  They keep a weekly photo-caption diary to track their progress.

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Specialist Session: Experience the Environment

Specialist Session: Experience the Environment

An ecosystem simulation game and a scavenger hunt to explain ecosystem services ending with a game to emphasise the role a well-managed environment plays in climate change adaptation.

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Building a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change

September 30, 2019. TeamFit published an article about the design of a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change.

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Dr Robin Cox

Competencies for Adaptation to Climate Change: An interview with Dr. Robin Cox

October 21, 2019. Robin Cox spoke with Steven Forth, Co-Founder of TeamFit, about the competency model for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Women pick tea leaves in Malawi in 2016

Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

The recent heatwave in Malawi has led to consecutive days with very high temperatures. This is exactly the scenario that tea growers fear. The CI4Tea project aims to support tea farmers to adapt.

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African Climate Risks Conference 2019

African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

Future Climate for Africaorganised the first African Climate Risks Conferenceon 7-9 October, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This report provides an overview of discussions during the conference.

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map showing study sites located in the Chiquitano Model Forest (CMF)

Adaptation for future water security in forest landscapes

This paper aimed to identify conditions that can facilitate local adaptation planning for future water security, accounting for the socio-institutional context.

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C3D+

C3D+ Project Profile Page

A summary of the C3D+ project, which strengthened capacities of Non-Annex I countries and institutions to address climate change through nationally appropriate measures and planning strategies.

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Mangroves

Ecosystem-based Adaption Tools Navigator

UNEP-WCMC, IIED, IUCN and GIZ unveil a Navigator that catalogues ecosystem-based adaptation tools for planning and decision-making.

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The PICSA Approach

An investigation of the effects of PICSA on smallholder farmers’ decision-making and livelihoods

This case study analyses the affect of the PICSA approach on smallholder farmer's decision-making and livelihoods when implemented at large scale in Northern Ghana.

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PICSA Approach

The PICSA Approach

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) is a collaborative project aimed to support farmers with locally relevant weather and climate information.

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global connections

Towards a Global Adaptation Progress Tracker

This paper proposes to measure adaptation progress directly at the global level through the development of new indicators and using new technologies - the Global Adaptation Progress Tracker.

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Rural Nepal

Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

This paper considers a reframing of adaptation research towards the dynamics of household reproduction and changing rural political economies in order to reveal the challenges rural populations face.

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Woman in Africa carrying baby

Why gender matters in climate adaptation

Climate change does not affect all people equally.  For adaptation to succeed, the social drivers of vulnerability have to be tackled head on.

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Mazenod resevoir under construction, Lesotho

Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

This briefing note describes current adaptation plans and strategies addressing transboundary risks and highlights opportunities to enhance work on transboundary adaptation.

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Transboundary climate risks

Transboundary Climate Risks

The Wilton Park dialogue was convened with the recognition that climate change adaptation continues to be framed and addressed primarily at the local, subnational and national levels.

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mobilising private sector finance

Guidebook: Mobilising private sector finance for climate change adaptation

The key objective of the guidebook is to facilitate preparation of adaptation project proposals and to provide guidance on alternate funding options, focusing on the private sector. 

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Adaptation without borders

Governing borderless climate risks

This article looks at the paradoxes, challenges and opportunities in trying to govern often borderless climate risks through national or local adaptation policy.

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workers tend to plants in restoration project in South Africa

Inspiring Climate Action in African Cities

This paper contains 17 case studies, each providing creative ways that various stakeholders have found to adapt to complex, interwoven climatic and social challenges. 

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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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Robin Cox, Marsha Wagner and Dutch Consul-General Henk Snoeken

Learning from Dutch innovations to address Canadian climate challenges

August 26, 2019. Dr. Robin Cox participated in a roundtable with the Dutch climate consultant Marsha Wagner and climate experts. 

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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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Water pump powered by solar cell at plantation

The Roles of the Private Sector in Climate Change Adaptation

This introduction shows how the private sector can advance adaptation. Actors can adapt to climate change, finance climate adaptation of others and support others through products and services.

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PlanAdapt

PlanAdapt

PlanAdapt is a global network of experienced professionals that provide knowledge services in support of effective, economically just and socially inclusive climate change adaptati

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