All articles for the topic: maladaptation

Bicycle parked on a field path in rural Cambodia, by Bryon Lippincott via Flickr.

When is migration a maladaptive response to climate change? Case studies from north-western Cambodia

This study presents analyses of climate, food security, migration, and impacts from 218 households in three locations in North-western Cambodia, the most climate vulnerable nation in SE Asia.

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Maladaptation: An Introduction

This article provides introduces 'maladaptation' as a concept, explains its pertinence and explores examples of how the term has been applied.

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Transformation in Adaptation

This ASSAR working paper highlights a range of activities that could be classified in different ways as embodying transformation, and reflects on some of their implications and complexities. 

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Flooding in Pakistan, 2010.  Image: DFID/Russell Watkins

Is adaptation reducing vulnerability or redistributing it?

Building on earlier work in maladaptation, this article explores the extent to which concerns about vulnerability redistribution have influenced different realms of adaptation practice.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Webinar: Adaptation Pathways

ASSAR, in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), organised a webinar on Adaptation Pathways on Friday 14 October 2016, available online here.

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The ASSAR Spotlight

The ASSAR Spotlight - July 2016 Edition

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Photo of a wreckage of a boat is seen stuck in solidified salts and sands at Lake Oroumieh. Credit: Ebrahim Noroozi / AP Photo. Source: http://www.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/iran-in-a-race-to-save-largest-lake-from-drying-up

Addressing the risk of maladaptation to climate change

This paper reviews the current theoretical scholarship on maladaptation and provides some specific case studies—in the Maldives, Ethiopia, South Africa, and Bangladesh—to advance the field.

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Private finance for adaptation in LDCs?

This brief presents a comprehensive analytical framework for understanding private adaptation finance. 

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Supporting Adaptation of Productive Practices

The Rombou Rural Commune in central Niger, is faced with frequent droughts as rainfall levels have steadily declined since the late 1960s, resulting in an extended dry season that now...

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