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Institute for Social and Environmental Transition - Nepal

ISET-Nepal was established in 2001 as a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization to study and analyse developmental issues of rapidly changing social and environmental context that demand n

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Delivering Adaptation

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This experience is an innovative effort on the comprehension of the potential benefits of a risk management approach in the...

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Modified taungya system in Ghana: win–win for forestry and adaptation

Forest reserve in Offinso. Photo courtesy Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Understanding the extent to which existing practices can support adaptation in societies and...

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.

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National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

Leading the research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the ris

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Climate Safeguards System (CSS)

The Climate Safeguards System is a set of decision-making tools and guides that enable the screening of projects for climate change risk and identification of measures to reduce vulnerability.

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ADM Definitions

One way which may help in determining which methods to use to support ADM is to consider the multiple possible dimensions of a method that can be used to provide a  classification of methods.

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Natural Susceptibility of San Andres de Tumaco

Mangrove ecosystems in Tumaco face major pressures that make them susceptible, diminishing their capacity to adapt to potential impacts caused by...

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Prakriti a mountain environment group

Prakriti is a group of young environment-development professionals that has been working in the Himalayan Mountains of India since it's organization in year 1997, towards increasing awareness of en

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ADM Tools Guide

Purpose of this guide

This user guide will give you an introduction to the subject of adaptation decision-making tools. It is intended for the newcomer to this area. At the bottom of the page we...

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Sokoine University of Agriculture

The history of Sokoine University of Agriculture dates back to 1965 when it started as an Agricultural College offering diploma training in the discipline of agriculture.

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NCAP Methodologies

The NCAP projects used a variety of different methodologies to explore vulnerability and adaptation, from hydrological modelling to social learning and participatory planning. This page collects...

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Climate Himalaya

Fostering Knowledge, Innovation and Climate Change adaptation in Himalayan region

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Training

Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty Module: Adaptation planning
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Science for forests and people
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What is Social Learning?

'Social' learning is thought to occur through the sharing of knowledge between individuals, groups and organisations in society through interactions, particularly in novel environments and...

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Economics adaptation Tanzania

The development partners group, with support from UK (DFID) Government, are funding this study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The...

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Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

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This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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Economics of adaptation Burundi

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This is the website for the Burundi National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Burundi.

Project summary: Increased...
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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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CRiSTAL

CRiSTAL is a project-planning tool that helps users design activities that support climate adaptation (i.e.,adaptation to climate variability and change) at the community level. 

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Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

Gender Roles and Vulnerability to Climate Change

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