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Fact Sheet: What the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report means for Southern Africa

This factsheet summarises what the IPCC AR6 says about how Southern Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Reconversion of conventional production systems to traditional - agroecological systems, with emphasis on in situ conservation of Andean tubers as a climate change adaptation strategy for small producers in Boyacá-Colombia

Implemented in the department of Boyacá, Colombia, since approximately 2000, this solution aims to preserve and promote the cultivation and consumption of tubers through local traditional k

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Climate justice for people and nature through urban EbA

Examples of urban EbA interventions, predominantly in the Global South, are explored in this paper and linked with seven proposed EbA social principles related to climate justice.

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Accelerating adaptation action in Africa - Insights from African experts

In late 2020, CDKN interviewed leading African scientists and climate change adaptation practitioners. This consultation highlighted key areas of investment for unlocking adaptation in Africa and includes a series of videos that explores climate change adaptation entry points and options for Africa. 

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Topic 5: Integration of cultural knowledge, capacities and needs into CAPs

This page features the key lessons shared by CAPs on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to the integration of cultural knowledge, capacities and needs into CAPs.

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Indigenous people, water, and climate change

This policy brief was prepared following the momentous UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP25) outcome in which Parties adopted a two-year workplan for the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples’ Platform (LCIPP). 

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Womens Climate Centers International

WCCI, led by a partnership of women development professionals in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and the United States, co-creates hubs for sustainable climate solutions with vulnerable communities.

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Canadian Mountain Network

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) was established in 2019 to support the resilience and health of Canada’s mountain peoples and places through research partnerships based on Indigenous

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Partners in Science: Tearing down the ivory tower

Community-based participatory research has been gaining traction for the past two decades. Nature talked to three research groups that have built successful co-produced projects with this approach.

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Indigenous peoples and climate change

This publication seeks to inspire greater discussion and research in the field of traditional knowledge, seen through the dual lens of the world of work and social justice. 

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Using local, indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation

This report combines case studies globally concerning the types and applications of local, indigneous and traditional knowledge for climate change adaptation. 

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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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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    Inuit art to cope with socio-ecological change

    Inuit artists of Cape Dorset have leveraged art as a way to communicate ecological change and traditional knowledge to local youth and global decision makers, effectively enhancing their resilience.

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    Associação Ambiental Ocean Revolution Moçambique

    Ocean Revolution was formed 10 years ago to change the way humans engage with the sea: to find, mentor, and network new voices and revive and amplify ancient ones to protect an

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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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    Universidad de La Frontera

    The Universidad de La Frontera is located in Temuco, southern Chile. It is a public, state owned university with six Faculties.

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    Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC)

    Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC) is an autonomous voluntary development organization, which aims to help the mountain people by working for their holistic, integrated and sustainable develop

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    OPOE Case Study - Collaborative Management: governance for the new normal, North Karelia, Finland

    Collaborative management: governance for the new normal

    This is an interactive, web-based case study exploring the critical role of local-traditional knowledge in ecosystem restoration in North Karelia, Finland.

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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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    Pacific Peoples Partnership

    For over 40 years, Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) has been building effective relationships with Indigenous and civil society partners across the Small Island Developing States of the South Pac

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