All articles for the topic: community participation

Assessment being conducted in Tuvalu.

How Integrated Vulnerability Assessments Support NAP Processes in the Pacific Region

This briefing note highlights the significance of the IVA Framework to the NAP processes underway in three Pacific island states: Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands.

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From climate risk to climate resilience: How Zambian smallholders are using local knowledge and climate data to adapt their cropping strategies

This case study considers how climate farmer field schools were established in Northern Zambia to make climate resilience an on-the-ground reality for smallholder farmers.

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An app to fight against floods, wildfires and extreme weather events

The app enables its users to share pictures and other information on natural hazards and provides extensive information from multiple sources about the risks of suffering from these threats.

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Asociación La Ruta del Clima

La Ruta del Clima is a Latin-American NGO focused on Actions for Climate Empowerment.

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Crescent Beach Community Meeting Series: Summary Report on Coastal Flooding and Climate Change

Crescent Beach Community Addresses Coastal Flooding

This report documents the outcomes of a series of meetings with the Crescent Beach community of British Columbia in the summer of 2016 to discuss reponses to sea level rise.

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Communicating climate change for adaptation

Communicating climate change to communities in semi-arid regions remains a difficult task.

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Villagers in Chey Commune of Kampong Thom, Cambodia evaluating livelihood threats as a part of the Shared Understanding exercises.

Methods Applied to Integrated Climate Science and Local Knowledge

This comprehensive report demonstrates an integrative process for combining climate science and community knowledge to support climate change adaptation planning in the Lower Mekong Basin.

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Bras dOr Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planing Initaitive

The Bras d’Or Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative (CEPI) arose in response to a request by the Cape Breton First Nations Chiefs in 2003 to develop an overall environmental managem

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Live and Learn Environmental Education

Live & Learn works with communities throughout Asia and the Pacific to design, implement and learn from community-based development projects.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from India

This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in India.

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Children of the Sao Felix community in the Brazilian Amazon. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). www.cifor.org

Conservation Organizations Need to Consider Adaptive Capacity

This article discusses why adaptive capacity assessment represents a critical tool supporting conservation planning and management. It also evaluates key factors guiding conservation NGOs.

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Cover image: Mariam Chaibou of Maigochi village in Niger with the two of the four goats she has received through ALP’s small ruminants scheme.

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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Participatory 3-Dimensional Modelling

Participatory 3D modelling (P3DM) is a participatory mapping method integrating indigenous spatial knowledge with elevation data to produce stand-alone, scaled, and geo-referenced 3D models.

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Institute of Natural Resources NPC

The Institute of Natural Resources NPC (INR)  (http://inr.org.za/) was founded thirty-four years ago and is a Non-profit Company located in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZul

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Explorando el camino hacia la protección y aprovechamiento del agua

Este artículo describe los hallazgos y aprendizajes clave obtenidos a medio camino de implementación del proyecto EcoAdapt, que son de interés y aplicación a una escala mayor.

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EcoAdapt - Gobernanza Territorial: Decisiones Sobre Agua, Bosques y Personas

Algunas lecciones aprendidas del proyecto EcoAdapt en la puesta en escena de los sistemas de manejo de recursos naturales que apoyan la toma de decisiones y abordan los conflictos socio-ambientales

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Community-based adaptation to climate change

This participatory learning-tools handbook provides a comprehensive overview of community-based adaptation to climate change, and what is meant by 'good' participation.

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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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USAID Mekong ARCC's Adaptation Decision Making Method

Lessons learned on integrating science and local knowledge of climate change in the LMB

USAID Mekong ARCC is implementing approaches to build local level adaptive capacity and resilience within rural communities across the lower Mekong basin countries.

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Gender and Inclusion Toolbox

Rural women head one out of five farms across the developing world, but produce less than their male counterparts because of the persistent inequalities that frame their experiences.

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The 8 principles of Good Practice

The AfriCAN climate portal is an innovative web- based knowledge platform for the sharing of climate change research and good practices.

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Local disaster risk reduction planning in Ethiopia

Adaptation context

Ethiopia has registered steady economic growth in the recent past, but it is also one of the most disaster prone countries in Africa. Without careful management, disaster...

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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Monitoring, evaluation and learning

Read here about some tools and examples linked to monitoring, evaluation and learning and the importance to encourage a participatory approach.

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