All articles for the topic: community adaptation

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Four key messages from CBA16

This article presents the key highlights and messages from the 16th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA16) that took place on the 3rd and 4th of October, 2022. 

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Adaptation experiences to climate change with peasant communities in the Sumapaz - Chingaza - Guerrero and Cerros Orientales paramo corridor

This solution, which was implemented from 2014 to 2020 in Colombia, on the northern part of the Andes mountain range, aimed to help restore, manage and conserve important high altitude ecos

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Technology for Monitoring the Effectiveness of Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Learn about technology as a method of monitoring the effectiveness of EbA through a short easy-to-understand animated video. 

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A Critical Exploration of Adaptation Heuristics

Explore the validity and relevance of heuristics (rules of thumb used for decision-making) used by climate change adaptation practitioners. 

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Amplifying Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) with National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

Learn how the opportunities and outcomes of Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) can be amplified by a country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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Climate Adaptation: Accounts of Resilience, Self-Sufficiency and Systems Change

A collection of case studies from around the world that look at how communities can respond to climate change at a local and structural level.

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A Practical Guide to Climate-resilient Buildings & Communities

A Practical Guide to Climate-resilient Buildings and Communities

This guide demonstrates how buildings and community spaces can be built to increase resilience to climate change, especially in developing countries where structures are largely self-built.

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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Session 6: Choose your challenge

Session 6: Choose your challenge

An activity in which youth create community adaptation plans, a reality role-play competition to act out challenges and solutions and an exercise to choose an adaptation to implement in real life.

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