All articles for the topic: climate resilience

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Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for cooperatives

A simple and affordable toolkit method to identify the climate adaptation priorities of men, women and young people using participatory learning and action methods for cooperatives.

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Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for rural communities

This toolkit, developed by IIED, Bawakimo, Hakikazi Catalyst and the Pastoralist Women’s Council in Northern Tanzania supports inclusive climate-resilient planning for rural communities.

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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The UK Climate Resilience Programme

The UK Climate Resilience Programme brings together climate research and expertise and undertakes climate risk and adaptation research to build resilience to climate change in the UK.

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Yearly flooding severely affects the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the strawberry fields in Barangay Betag.

Betag Climate Resilient Flood Mitigation Project

Community members in the famous strawberry fields of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines have decided to take action in addressing the worsening flooding in the community. 

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Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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Community Action to Address Water Scarcity in Barangay San Julian, Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines

This case study describes how community members of Barangay San Julian have taken collective action to address water scarcity through the establishment of a community-managed water system and rainwater harvesting facility. 

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Resilience and Green recovery in Europe: the critical role of the EU Adaptation Strategy

This blog post explores the features and implications of the revised EU Adaptation Strategy that will be adopted in 2021.

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Canadian Centre for Climate Services

The Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS) is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team and platform aimed at helping Canadians understand, and become more resilient to climate change.

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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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“The aggregation of national interest does not amount to the global interest of the planet” – Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at the UNFCCC

The Transboundary Risks of Climate Change

Why the UK Foreign Office’s international science and innovation division will be working closely with ODI, SEI and IDDRI to bring transboundary climate risk to the forefront ahead of COP26 and beyond.

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Climate-Resilient Trade and Production

This invite-only online seminar explores how European member states, European businesses and the EU as a whole can usher in a new era of climate-resilient systems.

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.

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Alliance for a Climate Resilient Earth

Around the world, cities are facing risks that impact their residents and business and the infrastructure, economy, environment and social structures they rely on.

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ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change

This article summarises the ASFCC programme that has developed and integrated social forestry approaches into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and the member states.

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Natural Assets Management course

March 6, 2020. We spoke with Roy Brooke about his own journey into this field and why municipalities should be thinking about their natural assets. 

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City to city learning in southern Africa

This paper provides a comparitive analysis of four southern African cities using city exchanges under the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.  

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Towards developing a common language for climate change in the City of Cape Town

This research aimed to better understand and circumvent language discrepancies at a city scale. It provides a toolkit to better understand and overcome terminology barriers.

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“How-to” Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains how to conduct a terminology co-exploration exercise for climate change adaptation decision-making.

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"Explainer" Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains why co-exploring language and terminology is important for creating a level playing field at the beginning of a multi-stakeholder engagement.​

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Learning Labs in Windhoek (video)

This video outlines how the Learning Labs approach brings stakeholders together to tackle climate change adaptation issues emerging in urban Africa. 

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Discourse analysis as a method for understanding urban governance

This briefing note is an introduction into the definition and method of discourse analysis and outlines its application within the FRACTAL focal cities.

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Village Development Plan Helps People in Sumberagung to Fight Landslides and Drought

This case study describes how mainstreaming climate resilience in village planning and budgeting has increased the resilience of the people in Sumberagung to landslides and drought.

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