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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Introduction to the first theme of the FRACTAL WhatsApp Learning platform - focused on adaptation action in four African cities.

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weADAPT launches new partner website service

weADAPT is expanding on its mission with the launch of a bespoke website service for projects to better connect, share and build on existing knowledge within the climate change adaptation community.

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Monkey Mosaic Ltd

Monkey Mosaic is a freelance consultancy providing services in social purpose leadership, learning and innovation.

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Lessons on Climate Services in Africa

A learning event held in February 2016, in Nairobi, shared good practices and key challenges associated with providing climate and weather information services.  

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EcoAdapt: Socio-institutional context analysis

As global warming continues many Latin American countries face critical water scarcity issues. See this study on socio-institutional context of three countries in the region.

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Transformative Learning and Engagement with Climate Change Adaptation

This study looks into how science-based learning experiences can help overcome social barriers to adaptation and behaviour change, and how learning in itself may be hindered by those barriers.

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Monitoring, evaluation and learning

Read here about some tools and examples linked to monitoring, evaluation and learning and the importance to encourage a participatory approach.

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Stakeholder engagement

The process of stakeholder engagement and creating dialogue aims to generate a concrete understanding that empowers, builds capacity and facilitates different modes of learning.

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Joining the dots- learning to work collaboratively to address climate change

Climate change - a systemic challenge

Climate change introduces new complexities and uncertainties into decision-making and planning. It also compounds pressing challenges posed by...

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Center for Social Well Being

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Learn more about how weADAPT can benefit you

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Getting started

weADAPT is your platform for publishing, sharing and discovering new work around climate change adaptation. Get starting here!

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Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection & Learning (PMERL)

The PMERL Manual can help measure, monitor and evaluate changes in local adaptive capacity within vulnerable communities for better decision-making on community-based adaptation.

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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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Adaptive management

Risks and vulnerabilities

Flood pulse management cycle that will shift with climate change and fishing efforts.

Adaptation challenge

Creation of fishing agreements in managed lakes and...

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Social Learning in Organisations

 Goold (2006) describes barriers to learning in organisations as energy to be freed up rather than an obstacle to be overcome. In her paper she identifies a number of barriers to learning that...

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Adaptive Management and Learning Processes

Ojha et al, (2004) propose that adaptive management requires that there is learning through experience in a more conscious way, specifically by incorporating explicit learning into management...

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Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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Decision uncertainty

Uncertainty is considered here from the point of view of a decision maker, who must make a decision based on the knowledge s/he has about a situation.

We can consider three general...

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Community participation and monitoring

An Ideal Participatory Development

Taken from Rowley and Lonsdale, submitted 2006. See also Participatory Processes and Social Learning

An effective participatory development depends on...

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Sub-Module 3.2 - Learning by example

There are several different modes of learning which would be grouped under the umbrella theme of learning by example, and these are suited to different types of decision making. The table below,...

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Social learning

Social learning develops the actors' ability to improvise; it requires investment in relationships and trust building, respect for difference and appreciation of other ways of seeing the world.

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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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