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The weADAPT Team

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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Mainstreaming Adaptation in Asia

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Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts,...

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Getting started

weADAPT is your platform for publishing, sharing and discovering new work around climate change adaptation. Get starting here!

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Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection & Learning (PMERL)

The PMERL Manual can help measure, monitor and evaluate changes in local adaptive capacity within vulnerable communities for better decision-making on community-based adaptation.

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Review of perceived policy needs

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Adaptation to climate change is a new challenge for existing institutions and decision-making processes. In order to assess what form this challenge takes for decision-makers, we...

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Global Climate Change Alliance

The GCCA was established by the European Union (EU) in 2007 to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, in particular least developed countries (LDCs) and small island develop

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Garama 3C Ltd

Garama 3C Ltd offers climate change consultancy and training services focusing on adaptation and climate change mainstreaming and M&E in developing country contexts.

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Knowledge brokers collaboration

Accessing robust and applicable climate change and development data in an usable format for a range of topics is very difficult. While there is an ongoing proliferation of resources,...

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Analysis of Spanish water institutions

This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

The following text is part of Deliverable 1.4: Visualization of...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul, Gambia

A wetland with mangrove forest in Greater Banjul

Summary

The Gambia has sensitive natural resources such as forests, woodlands, range lands, water resources, offshore...

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Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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CIP Landing

Welcome to weADAPT!

We gather you’ve been browsing around the Climate Information Portal (CIP) looking at climate data that’s available for the areas that you work in. You seem to have reached the...

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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Adaptation Decision Making METHODS

This article aims to provide guidance on the best methods for decision screening, exploring many different decision making methods.

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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.

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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.

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Knowledge Base

Responding to user feedback and needs, we have completed a total redesign of the weADAPT web presence. As part of this redesign we have decided to integrate wikiADAPT into the new weADAPT...

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Short course training: Basic concepts of adaptation, robust decision making and adaptation landscapes

This session focused on exploring the concepts of uncertainty and robustness as a basis for adaptive planning for climate adaptation.

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KnETs

This article describes a technique for classifying and formalising elicited knowledge that can be used to enhance understanding of collected data and reveal new avenues for enquiry. 

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Workshop participants and resource people

This is a space to share the presentations and resources for a Training of Trainers workshop for East and Southern Africa on Climate Change...

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What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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