All articles for the topic: climate information in decision-making

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Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making

This brief, developed by researchers and facilitators working with municipal governments, provides targeted recommendations for co-designing actionable and user-focused climate services.

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Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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City government-research partnerships

This briefing note provides reflections on city government-research partnerships, from Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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Transdisciplinarity, co-production, and co-exploration

This working paper presents the concepts of transdisciplinarity, knowledge co-production, and coexploration and their challenges, and how they are being operationalised in FRACTAL.

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Learning within & about climate science

This briefing note provides key discussion points on the role of learning in integrating climate science into decision making. 

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Agriculture & Rural Development Sectors Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the agriculture & rural development sectors.

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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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Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation

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

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Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation

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

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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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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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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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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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The new frontier in climate resilience

Earth observation (EO) data has the capability to capture large-scale environmental data over a range of spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions.

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Joint knowledge for improved climate services: Swedish forestry sector

This paper identifies enablers/barriers to successful science‐stakeholder collaboration, making recommendations to achieve participatory processes in the Swedish forestry sector.

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Embracing the uncomfortable silences in climate information exchange

This article shares experience from a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia, where climate and social science researchers sat down with city managers and technicians to discuss climate information needs.

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From climate risk to climate resilience: How Zambian smallholders are using local knowledge and climate data to adapt their cropping strategies

This case study considers how climate farmer field schools were established in Northern Zambia to make climate resilience an on-the-ground reality for smallholder farmers.

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Using climate information for Climate-Resilient Water Management

Based on experience and learning from ACT projects, the paper presents 10 key recommendations for integrating climate information into water resources management.

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Co-producing climate knowledge

'Co-production’ of climate knowledge is far from easy to achieve in practice. This article looks at what we mean by 'co-production', the challenges involved, and how we can move forward.

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The Katse Dam, on the Malibamat'so River in Lesotho, was completed in 2009, as the centrepiece of the Phase 1 of the LHWP. Photo provided by: Amada44 / Wikimedia Commons.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 4

FRACTAL Adaptation Inspiration Module 4: Tackling Water Insecurity in a Changing Climate in Lesotho

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Knowledge Brokers are Key to Climate Services

Read about this potent tool to help knowledge brokers in water management to work with stakeholders to co-create solutions to water challenges.

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Climate data and projections: supporting evidence-based decision-making in the Caribbean

This report provides an overview of climate data and information available from the CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) data portal and how they can be used to support decision-making.

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What farmers know about climate information services in Rwanda

This Info Note shares insights into the status and needs for climate information services for agriculture in Rwanda.

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Ensuring climate information guides long-term development

This article describes why climate-resilient development requires a step change in how medium to long-term climate information is produced, communicated and used in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere.

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