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Universitas Pertahanan

Universitas Pertahanan (Unhan), also known as the Indonesian Defense University (IDU), is a higher education institution that seeks to develop defense science and to improve state defense, one aspe

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Overcoming the Barriers

Executive Summary

Climate change is a huge threat to all aspects of human development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for poverty reduction. Until recently, donor...

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Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)

FOI is one of Europe’s leading research institutes in the areas of defence and security. We have 930 highly skilled employees with various backgrounds.

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Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development assistance

Fig.1: Sub-national distribution of average annual climate-sensitive ODA (2006) from five main donors (Data source: ODAmoz 2009)

Abstract:

In Mozambique, weather extremes threaten...

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NIES

National Institute for Environmental Studies

The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) is the only national institute in Japan conducting a broad range of interdisciplinary, integrated environmental research.

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Mainstreaming Adaptation into Local Development Plans in Vietnam

Summary

Climate change adaptation is a relatively new concept for Vietnam, where there is still little awareness of the possible impacts of long-term climate change or how to deal with them...

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Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Vietnam

Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MARD) is currently designing its own Action Plan for Adaptation and Mitigation, where concerns of cultivation technology, resilient crop varie

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Khulna Regional workshop

Introduction

3-4 April 2011,

A WD-NACE project workshop at Regional...

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CFS

Canadian Forest Service

Forests and forest resources are integral to Canadian life.

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South Kenya Coast study sites

Map of WD-NACE project study sites on the South Kenya Coast

To understand decision-making processes in coastal resource use and management, the role of actors in...

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Gazi FLS

The WD-NACE team visited Gazi landing site, an artisinal fishery where more than 100 fishers currently operate in the inshore waters and around the reef. There are around 15 motored and 50...

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Review of perceived policy needs

Abstract

Adaptation to climate change is a new challenge for existing institutions and decision-making processes. In order to assess what form this challenge takes for decision-makers, we...

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Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network

The Asian Disaster Reduction & Response Network (ADRRN) is a network consists of 38 national NGOs from 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

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Participation Methods

How is it done?

There is a general suite of methodologies and tools that can be combined and applied in a situation specific manner with some being more participatory than others.

One way...

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Barriers to Participation

This publication outlines the main obstacles that may be encountered when trying to plan and implement participatory processes.

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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes?

"Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of...

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is an autonomous body within the United Nations with a mandate to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through training and research. 

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