All articles for the topic: community based adaptation

Community forum meeting in Sutojayan Village. Photo: Documentation of USAID APIK

Climate and Disaster Resilience Community Forum in Sutojayan Village

The new community forum has allowed occupants to understand disaster-prone maps in their area, formulate and implement climate adaptation and mitigation actions at the local level.

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Suriname's Community-Based Communications Initiatives

This case study highlights the results of the UN Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) initiative in Suriname. 

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The International CBA conferences

This article provides an overview to and linkages for the international conference series on Community Based Adaptation. 

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Community Based Adaptation

This theme aims to support and connect people working to empower communities to adapt to climate change and features monthly collaborative learning CBA forums.

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Engagement on Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change Adaptation in Papua New Guinea

The handbook outlines a range of activities that can be used to promote community dialogue & participatory decision-making for biodiversity conservation & climate change adaptation. 

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Session 7: Join the Y-Adapt Global Community

This is the final session of the Y-Adapt curriculum. Youth will create an adaptation card based on the real world adaptation they implemented in their community

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Mamadou Ndiaye, délégué de quartier of Bene Baraque sitting on a design bench. Benches made from recycled materials are arranged around the basins to improve the living environment of the neighbouring districts. Credit: Consortium pour la Recherche Economique et Sociale (CRES).

Community-based Action against Flood Risks in Dakar

This case study described how community-based action has been used to address incerasing flood risk in Dakar.

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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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A famiy of Falatta nomads making their abbual journey from Sudan to South Sudan. Credit: BBC World Service (https://www.flickr.com/photos/bbcworldservice)

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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