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The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention

The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention - PREDES - is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization created in 1983 to help reduce vulnerability and disaster risk in Peru. 

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Building climate adaptation capacity in water resources planning

This report synthesizes lessons from a three-year project that used participatory planning processes to build capacity and develop tools to support climate change adaptation in Colombian watersheds.

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Mainstreaming climate compatible development

This book brings together lessons from the first seven years’ work of CDKN – the Climate and Development Knowledge Network – and invites you to share your experience.

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Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

The National Autonomous University of Mexico was founded on September 21, 1551 with the name of the Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico. It is the largest and most important university in Mex

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Water Governance and Climate Change Adaptation in Three Latin American Model Forests

This Occasional Paper presents the results of the EcoAdapt Project, a joint undertaking by four research and five civil society organizations from Europe and Latin America. 

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Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

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American University School of International Service

American University’s School of International Service (SIS) produces cutting edge research and prepares the ne

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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Business strategies on Adaptation to Climate Change

Figure from report: Framework - A Path to Elaborate Business Agendas for Adaption to Climate Change

Introduction

The Business for Climate Platform (EPC) is one of...

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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PARA-Agua - Chinchina

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Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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IPCC AR5: What's in it for Latin America

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted Latin America-specific data, trends and analysis.

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

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More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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Ecosystem based adaptation in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions as a means of improving livelihoods in the face of climate change

Conservation International is implementing Ecosystem-based Adaptation approaches in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions in Brazil, Philippines and South Africa, where we have strong...

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EcoAdapt

EcoAdapt - Ecosystem‐based strategies and innovations in water governance networks in Latin American landscapes 

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MICCA project in the South Ulugurus, Tanzania

Climate-smart practices with adaptation and mitigation potential in smallholder farmer systems

MICCA Overview

The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Pilot...

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GeoBob's Photography and Consulting (GPC)

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First results of our urban adaptation survey

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It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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Inter-American Development Bank

We support efforts by Latin America and the Caribbean countries to reduce poverty and inequality.

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Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano

Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano is a private not-for-profit organization committed to promote constructive dialogue, strengthen citizen, political and institutional capacities, and articulate proc

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Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center

CATIE brings science, graduate education and technical cooperation together to reduce poverty through integrated management of agriculture and natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Centro de servicios y promoción forestal y de su industria de Castilla y León

Cesefor is a non‐profit private foundation established since 2003.

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