All articles for the topic: community based adaptation

Resilience for whom? Women, particularly widows have a different experience of resilience to others of higher standing in the community. Photo: Arlene Bax/Oxfam

Resilience and Development Practice in Vanuatu

This research has identified key issues related to resilience following Tropical Cyclone Pam that contribute to community-based adaptation and resilience discourse and action across scales.

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Mainstreaming CBA to upper levels

This guidance note illustrates how to mainstream CBA into the upper-scale levels by informing policies and programmes of community-driven adaptation priorities and innovations. 

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PACA - Community Adaptation Plans of Action

Mozambique is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. This film shows some of the project PACA - Community Adaptation Plans of Action, in nine particularly vulnerable communities.

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Ecothropic LLC

Ecothropic LLC is a consultancy service delivering community-based solutions to climate change and empowering the next generation.

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Adaptation Good Practice Checklist

The AGP checklist defines a range of activity areas needed for adaptation to climate change, supporting design, decisions, capacity building, implementation and monitoring

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Bareebo: Tuk, Aha, Sahmahtupeeup

Bareebo works with rural communities in northwestern Cambodia’s Battambang Province, Banan District.

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Conservation Agriculture in Karamoja, Uganda

The Conservation Agriculture project aims to increase household food security and income security through innovative agriculture and the use of VSLAs/VICOBA among the Dodoth people in Uganda.

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DAMP Handbook

A handbook to help local facilitators train communities to identify climate change adaptation strategies and to identify indicators of change and triggers for when to act.

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Vulnerabilidad y Resiliencia en el Altiplano Boliviano

El presente exhibe el producto de años de investigación en el área con resultados existosos de construcción de información como apoyo en la toma de desiciones para la región.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Cusco region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Apurimac region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.
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The Experience of Nomads in Blue Nile Area

This case study describes how Nomads in Sudan have adapted to climate change and regional insecurity by forming collaborative agreements with farmers that benefit both parties.

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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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Adaptation and resilience in Vanuatu

This report documents findings from fieldwork aimed at contextualizing the resilience-building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program and linking it to the academic literature.

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Adaptation and resilience in Vanuatu

This report documents findings from fieldwork aimed at contextualizing the resilience-building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program and linking it to the academic literature.

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Adaptation Planning with Communities

This brief describes ALP’s community adaptation action planning (CAAP) process, which has proven to be a key approach for building motivation and capacity for action on CBA among communities

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ALP Adaptation Strategies Compendium

This compendium presents the range of different adaptation strategies supported by ALP in communities across the four countries where the programme is working.

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Inspiring action post COP21: the Adaptation Learning Programme

The UNFCCC Paris Agreement on climate change represents a historic commitment to tackling a global challenge and to ensure greener, climate resilient growth into the future...

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Integrating ecosystem- and community-based adaptation

Ecosystem- and community- based both have valuable benefits, but are often used in isolation.This article describes lessons learned from the integration of both approaches in the EcoAdapt project.

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Community Resilience Assessment and Action Handbook

A handbook developed to assess the the underlying drivers of vulnerability in communities and what kinds of climate extremes and disasters (e.g. rapid or slow onset) communities are exposed to.

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Building the case for canoes

A pilot project using the BRACED Handbook, this case study describes the natural disasters being experienced in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar and the community led interventions being implemented.

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Gender and Resilience

Individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters depend on the local context and the extent to which agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

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The role of community-based natural resource management in climate change adaptation in Ethiopia

Describes the methodology developed to assess what role selected community-based/participatory natural resource management initiatives have in climate change adaptation.

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