All articles for the topic: climate resilience

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Resilient Mountain Solutions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Learn about why a focus on resilience in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region is important, and explore the different components of ICIMOD's Resilient Mountain Solutions programme. 

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Ripple Effect

Our proven approach brings smallholder farmers together to learn new skills and share knowledge so they can improve their livelihoods and thrive.

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Nature-based Solutions for Stormwater Management in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland

The report provides a snapshot of the definitions, types of solutions and co-benefits of nature-based solutions for stormwater management both in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area and globally.Based on the findings, the report discusses factors facilitating and hindering nature-based solutions for stormwater management.

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Climate Resilient Agriculture Network & Platform

Climate Resilient Agriculture Network & Platform

Climate change manifests itself with the increasing number of climate disasters affecting all sectors.

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Holistic Approach towards Climate Proofing of Infrastructure Investments

The integration of climate risk management into different investment decision-making contexts requirng tailored types of risk assessment.

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Persons with disabilities must be included in tackling climate change

This briefing report explores the daily difficulties people with disabilities face in extreme weather, what policies and measures can support them, and how to engage them in climate change mitigation and adaptation in their daily lives. 

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Hong Kong’s July heatwaves highlight the city’s lack of holistic climate governance

The global heatwaves in July greatly affected Hong Kong. This is not a new issue the government has focused on it being a problem of heatstroke among workers, without directly addressing the root cause of climate change at a higher level.

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Infrastructure

Evaluación de Riesgo de la Infraestructura ante el Cambio Climático

A continuación, se presentan algunos aspectos de cómo surge el proyecto, cuál es el alcance, la definición del equipo de trabajo, la metodología utilizada y otros detalles de importancia. 

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Climate Risk Analysis and Assessment Report for Cai Lon - Cai Be Sluice Gate Project

T his report presents the results of the climate risk assessment conducted for the Cai Lon – Cai Be Sluice Gate project in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, between August 2018 and May 2019. The assessment was conducted using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) engineering protocol for infrastructure vulnerability assessments (the “Protocol”). 

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Infrastrucutre

Risk Assessment for the Climate Proofing of Infrastructure Investments

The PIEVC Engineering Vulnerability Assessment Protocol is a climate risk assessment tool developed by Engineers Canada and tailored to the needs of the infrastructure sector. This document briefly describes the seven steps in risk assessment for the climate proofing of infrastructure investments. 

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CSI Global Forum 2019

This article provides an overview of the CSI Global Forum 2019 held in Costa Rica. 

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Women-centric approach to enhance resilience in Kavre district, Nepal

This solution is based on The Resilient Mountain Villages (RMV) approach, which was developed by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Since 2014, the approach has been applied in a pilot project in eight villages in Nepal by the Center for Environment and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED). 

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Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience

The aim of this programme was to improve disaster risk assessment and forecasting, disaster risk monitoring and the integration of these into practical decision-making in low to middle income count

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IPCC FAQs - Climate Resilient Development Pathways

What is a climate resilient development pathway? How can different actors across society and levels of government be empowered to pursue climate resilient development? Learn about these and other frequently asked questions from Chapter 18 of the IPCC's AR6 Working Group II report: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.

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From Risk to Resilience in Indian Cities

Learn about the human impacts of climate change on three Indian cities: Agra, Delhi, and Panaji. What are the risks that climate change poses? How are inhabitants of these cities coping? And what adaptation solutions can we put in place to improve resilience and benefit local communities?

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Community Commons as Socially Just and Adaptive Spaces

Understand how 'community commons' can be potential adaptive spaces in urban poor settlements of the Global South through this ArcGIS StoryMap.

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Adaptation Research Alliance

The Adaptation Research Alliance believes that we need a new paradigm of action-orientated research to inform effective adaptation to reduce the risks from climate change, particularly for countrie

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The importance of equitable and fair access to climate finance as a theme at COP26

Local communities in the global south face the greatest impacts of climate change. They provide climate solutions based on their local knowledge without being targeted by climate finance funds.

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Building Climate Resilience in Africa Through Research and Development

This article provides an evaluation of the Future Climate for Africa programme (2015-2021), which has brought together more than 200 researchers from over 20 countries to improve understanding of climate variability and change across Africa. 

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Why context matters in ecosystem resilience: Five insights from India and Guatemala

What insights can we learn from Guatemala and India on community-led adaptation to create resilient ecosystems? Learn more in this article summarizing a policy paper by the Climate-SDG Integration project.

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Conservation of Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.) of Vilcanota range, Peru

The objective of this project is to protect and restore Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.), their water, landscape and biodiversity, carried out together with local communities throug

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Figure 2 from page 8 of the report: SDC Climate change foresight analysis Global and regional risks and hotspots Update 2021. (Click to enlarge)

SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 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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Flood resilience in the Greater Dakar Region

Floods deepen the vulnerability of communities that are already exposed to climate hazards in the Greater Dakar region in Senegal. Read the report to find out more. 

 

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Resilience Development Initiative

Resilience Development Initiative (RDI) is an Indonesia think tank initiative that focuses on issues such as disaster and climate resilience, renewable energy systems, gender equality, children wel

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