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Farm Africa

Farm Africa is an international organisation working to build a prosperous rural Africa.

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Principles for local adaptation

Principles for Locally Led Adaptation

Learn more about the principles for locally led adaptation. Developed by the Global Commission on Adaptation, the principles aim to guide the adaptation community as it moves programs, funding, and practices towards adaptation that is increasingly owned by local partners.

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East-West Management Institute

The East-West Management Institute works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society, and the private sector – to build accountable, capable and transp

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Asociación de Coordinadores de Ambiente del Municipio Rangel

 Asociación de Coordinadores de Ambiente del Municipio Rangel (ACAR), es una asociación sin fines de lucro, apartidista y de base social.

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The importance of equitable and fair access to climate finance as a theme at COP26

Local communities in the global south face the greatest impacts of climate change. They provide climate solutions based on their local knowledge without being targeted by climate finance funds.

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Local organization and territorial governance in Andean forest management

Good governance was a key element in generating a social and political context favourable to the sustainable management of Andean forest landscapes. This article explains how the Andean Forests Program supported this. 

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Conservation of Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.) of Vilcanota range, Peru

The objective of this project is to protect and restore Queuña forests (Polylepis spp.), their water, landscape and biodiversity, carried out together with local communities throug

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Topic 2: Supporting and Working with Local Users

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms on how to support and work with local users.

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Accelerating Adaptation in India with State Action Plans on Climate Change

The following brief presents 5 key pillars for successful climate change adaptation mainstreaming into development planning.

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How Integrated Vulnerability Assessments Support NAP Processes in the Pacific Region

This briefing note highlights the significance of the IVA Framework to the NAP processes underway in three Pacific island states: Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands.

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ProSus #1: Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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Foundation for Research and Socio-ecological Harmony

""FRESH" is a non-for-profit company whose mission is to maintain and promote socio-ecological harmony through research based action(s), enabling communities for sustainable peaceful interaction wi

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The impacts of flooding on well-being and the role of ecosystem-based adaptation

We show that floods can have a substantial impact on the well-being of flood affected individuals and especially on women.

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Power to Change Trust

Power to Change (PTC) is an independent trust supporting communities in the UK in improving places through local social businesses.

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Long-term coastal adaptation in Australia

This article presents key findings from two recent studies that guide local governments towards flexible and robust coastal adaptation planning that addresses both social and physical impacts.

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Nubian Vault Association

AVN disseminates a low-carbon, energy-efficient building alternative in West Africa, the Nubian Vault (NV).

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from India

This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in India.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Total S.A.

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company.

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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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Kikandwa Environmental Association

Kikandwa Environmental Association (KEA) is a developmental community based organisation in Uganda founded in 1999 with purpose of addressing rural development issues and natural resource managemen

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Climate Change and Social Learning

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The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is challenging its own community of scientists and partners to understand the importance of...

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Climate Talks in a Remote Mid Hill District of Nepal

Climate Talks in a Remote Mid Hill District of Nepal

On February 17 2013, the Nepal Climate Change Knowledge Management Center organised a Climate Change Awareness Program at Diktel.

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

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

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