All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

Cover page of Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note: highway junction with little traffic

Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the transport sector.

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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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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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Climate risk management

Climate Risk Management Framework for India

The CRM framework sets out a structured process to assess climate risks and develop various risk management measures at both national and state level. 

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt Project

The EcoAdapt project assisted South American communities in developing their ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

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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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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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WCReS

Watershed Organisation Trust Centre for Resilience Studies

Specifically, W-CReS’s Overall Goal is to conduct rigorous trans-disciplinary, applied research with a view to contributing grounded insights and learnings to policy formu

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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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Case studies which show interlinkages between gender and climate change

Persistent Gender and Social Exclusion in Development

This article describes why policies supporting climate change adaptation in mountains must consider gender and how it interacts with other factors such as class/caste, ethnicity and geography.

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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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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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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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communicating drought risks in a changing climate

Communicating Drought Risk in a Changing Climate

This new paper highlights 10 principles for communicating drought risks in a changing climate. 

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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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Welsh community helping rebuild after floods

Communicating climate change adaptation

This practical guide introduces the concept of values-based climate change communication for adaptation. 

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Landscape of Maluku, Indonesia

Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Maluku/ Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for Maluku Province, Indonesia

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Maluku ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Landscape of East Java, Indonesia

Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in East Java Province | Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Jawa Timur

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Jawa Timur ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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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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