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The PICSA Approach

An investigation of the effects of PICSA on smallholder farmers’ decision-making and livelihoods

This case study analyses the affect of the PICSA approach on smallholder farmer's decision-making and livelihoods when implemented at large scale in Northern Ghana.

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PICSA Approach

The PICSA Approach

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) is a collaborative project aimed to support farmers with locally relevant weather and climate information.

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Financing transboundary water investments

Published following the launch of the Blue Peace Index at World Water Week 2019, this thought piece considers the financing aspects of transboundary water resource management.

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Embedded Researchers

An Embedded Researcher approach to integrate climate information into decision making in southern African cities

The overall aim of the FRACTAL Embedded Researcher project is to adapt southern African cities to function better and more equitably within both the present and the future climate.

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Receptivity and judgement: expanding ways of knowing the climate to strengthen the resilience of cities

This paper discusses how receptivity of decision-makers, scientists and other knowledge-holders can be exercised and increased to enhance the co-production of actionable climate information.

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Integrating dynamic adaptation in risk assessments

Integrating dynamic adaptation behaviour in risk assessments

Including the dynamic adaptation decisions of governments and households shown to be major determinant of future risk development, which should not be neglected in risk assessments.

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Life histories

Understanding vulnerabilities through life histories

This article demonstrates how life histories can provide a dynamic and robust methodology to understanding household responses to risks and livelihood vulnerabilities in semi-arid India.

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S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings.

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Adaptation metrics: Perspectives on measuring, aggregating and comparing adaptation results

Climate adaptation initiatives are more important than ever, and globally more and more funds are invested in climate resilience. But how do we measure success? Find out in this UNEP DTU report.

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Are European decision-makers preparing for high-end climate change?

Are European decision-makers preparing for high-end climate change?​ This paper, delivered by the IMPRESSIONS project, investigates.

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climate knowledge brokers

Why Knowledge Brokering is Key to Climate-Resilient Development

Sukaina Bharwani (SEI) explains how knowledge brokering adds value and increase impact of climate and development work when part of a larger research, capacity building or implementation strategy.

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Advancing Gender Equality in Climate Knowledge Brokering

This module explores the dimensions of gender in climate knowledge brokering.

 

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Gender empowerment in WASH

An Empowerment in WASH Index aims to identify imbalances in decision-making power between men and women of different ethnic and socio-economic groups in Burkina Faso.

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Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

This report presents an analysis of progress on integrating gender considerations in NAP processes.

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Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

ESPA is a global interdisciplinary research programme that aims to give decision-makers and natural resource users the evidence they need to address the challenges of sustainable ecosystem manageme

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Experimental Learning: Seasonal Forecast

This game helps participants to understand the possible uses and limitations of seasonal forecasts,their personal risk-taking preferences, and how seasonal forecasts can affect livelihood decisions.

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Trade-offs in development and disaster risk decision-making

A discussion brief from SEI's TDDR Initiative considers key trade-offs found in development and DRR decision-making in search of spaces for transformation. 

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Monkey Mosaic Ltd

Monkey Mosaic is a freelance consultancy providing services in social purpose leadership, learning and innovation.

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Farming in Malawi

Identifying climate services needs for national planning: insights from Malawi

This article identifies the opportunities and barriers to the use of climate services for national planning in Malawi.

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Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

This paper synthesises findings from CDKN-supported research that has sought to improve understanding of how governance affects the effectiveness of nexus approaches. 

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The CARIAA RiU Learning Guide

This learning guide is designed to provide research teams with a bottom-up and experience based tool to better understand the effectiveness of different approaches to Research-into-Use (RiU).

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Walker Institute

The Walker Institute based at the University of Reading, is an interdisciplinary research institute supporting the development of climate resilient societies.

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FEEM

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center and a think tank, focused on fostering a better understanding of sustainable development and providing timely and obj

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