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"Young voices" video presented at the 2019 European Climate Change Adaptation conference

A youth´s call for climate action

“Young voices” is an interactive and multimedia project: they produced a Call for action – young people's perspective on climate change video presented at the ECCA 2019.

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Theatre of the Oppressed: a multilayered look at the adaptation space

Challenging predominant views with Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre of the Oppressed is a powerful tool for challenging top-down approaches. This short film and article show how this approach can be used to build resilience.

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People Empowering and Development Alternatives

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Oxford Policy Management

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a National Apex Body on Community Media Development working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of

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Cover Photo: Sahel Eco, June 2016. Farmers in Dianweli village, Konna Commune, plant millet using the zaï technique, which involves constructing pits to capture water and condense compost.

Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate.

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Indigenous Peoples at COP20, Lima

Addressing Indigenous Peoples’ Marginalisation at International Climate Negotiations

A newly released working paper identifies significant marginalisation of Indigenous Peoples at UNFCCC meetings. It proposes actions to enable equitable solutions.

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    PHD Rural Development Foundation

    The  Progress Harmony Development  Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organisation working at the grass-root level and with strong na

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    Improving supplier resilience with information

    Improving supplier resilience is important for global food security. If small-scale farmers can enhance their resilience against extreme weather, they are also likely to increase crop yield.

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    Global Issues Network

    Global Issues Network empowers young people to collaborate locally, regionally, and globally in order to create project based sustainable solutions for global issues.

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    YES Kenya

    YES Kenya is a national youth multi-stakeholder network involved in promoting youth entrepreneurship and innovation in commitment to creating sustainable livelihoods for Youth.

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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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    This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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    Climate change related gender inequality and challenges to community based adaptation in Ngamiland, Botswana

    This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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    From slave to community leader in Nepal

    Indra kumari sharing her experience during a large public event, Bardiya, Nepal. (Credit: © Hariyo Ban project staff / CARE)

    From slave to community leader in Nepal


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    Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels.

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    Institute for Environment and Development

    The Institute for Environment and Development (IED) is a non-profit organization committed for developing and promoting active citizenship among civil society members including community peop

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    BOMA Project

    Donkey's being used to fetch supplies for new village kiosk

    BOMA uses innovative microfinance and job-skills training programs to help the pastoral nomads of Northern...

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    Kenyatta University

    Kenyatta University (KU) is a public research university in Nairobi Kenya.

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    Indigo development & change

    Mission Statement

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    The World Has Malaria

    The World Has Malaria - ClimateConscious

    The Tanzanian Maasai community of Terrat, Simanjiro, have experienced the impacts of climate change. Droughts have become longer and more intense and...

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    Learning and Power

    Learn about the significance of power and how it can act in positive ways (empowerment) but also in negative ways, for example through excluding people from participating in the process or manipulating what information is shared.

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