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Report based on survey: Climate Change Adaptation Practice in Semi-Arid Regions

The Research into Use (RiU) element of the research project Adaptation at Scale in Semi- Arid Regions (ASSAR) aims to ensure that ASSAR’s research outputs and findings are taken-up in adaptation practice and policy spheres across semi-arid regions. 

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2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information

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Delta Api Bali

Participatory mapping

Delta Api Bali is a collaborative participatory mapping project for climate change adaptation in Bali. Participatory mapping by villagers is a...

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Community adaptation action planning in Niger

This project example outlines the participatory process through which community-based adaptation
 action planning (CAAP) was carried out with 20 pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities in the...

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Executive summary

Uncertainty is increasingly proving to be a key feature of people’s lives. For people living in developing countries, climate change is adding to an already complex system...

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Volcanic Mountains Rwanda. Image ©Jack Swenson

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?

About this guide

Climate-related disasters are becoming more frequent and negatively impacting development progress across the world. People are already experiencing the impacts of climate...

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Analyzing the role of rural institutions in enabling adaptation to climate change in the agriculture sector

Photo: J. Cendon / FAO, @regjeringen.no

Project description

This project examines the role of governance and institutions in adaptation and institutions in...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change in South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

The village of Bulu Bulu is located at the East coast of South Sulawesi in Bone district....

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Adaptation planning approaches

Abstract

There is increasing interest in long-term plans that can adapt to changing situations under conditions of deep uncertainty. We argue that a sustainable plan should not only achieve...

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Understanding Needs Meeting Demands

As more stakeholders take steps toward operationalizing climate compatible development (CCD), the demand for information and knowledge related to the concept is growing. But the landscape...

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The weADAPT experience

This note describes key weADAPT changes made since 2007, and identifies seven lessons/principles learned from the process of developing the platform to enable collaboration and sharing experiences.

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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ATK Participatory Scenario building

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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Foundation for Ecological Security

The crux of FES’ efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in rural landscapes and in intertwining principles

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Dresden University of Technology - Professorship for Tropical Forestry

The TU Dresden is one of the top German universities with particular strengths in research.

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United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). It bridges the academic world and the UN system.

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Knowledge Brokers Workshop 2012

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group was formed in 2011 at an initial workshop held in Eschborn, Germany, to explore the scope for closer collaboration between online knowledge brokers...

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Interpretations of vulnerability

Figure 1 reproduced from the O’Brien et al (2007) paper: Frameworks depicting two interpretations of vulnerability to climate change, outcome vulnerability (left) and...

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SEA Change Community of Practice on Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Interventions

“SEA Change CoP” is a free online Community of Practice on monitoring and evaluation of climate change interventions in South-East Asia and beyond!

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Ibero-American Model Forest Network

The IAMFN (or RIABM from its Spanish name) is a network supported internationally, which work is concentrated in the promotion of good management practices of natural resources, linking different t

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Urban challenges of adaptation

Despite the increasingly evident need to conduct adaptation work at the urban level, organisations often have to deal with several obstacles when planning and conducting adaptation actions...

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Developing quantitative indices for Nepal

In the next steps quantitative indicators of vulnerability are developed by linking to the qualitative concerns revealed in the exposure matrix. As shown in Table 2 the aim is to link the...

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