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Power and Participation

Power and Participation

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of...

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Learning and Power

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power and how it can act...

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Stakeholder Analysis

This background article provides an introduction to stakeholder analysis.

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Stakeholder Identification

Stakeholder Identification Exercises

Chapati/ Institutional Diagramming

The aim of this exercise is to enable people to identify the institutions and individuals that have a legitimate...

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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166)

Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative,...

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Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, Egypt

Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, CEDARE, led by its Executive Director, Dr.

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Robust Decision-Making

Under deep uncertainty, decision-makers need to select robust rather than best options. However, when the future is characterised by uncertainty, a focus on best options may carry significant risks.

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Goals

Some tools are used to achieve a particular goal. In this section, the tools have been classified according to three goals.

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ORCHID

Opportunities and Risks of Climate Change and Disasters (ORCHID) 

Developed by IDS, this tool is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and...

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BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

UKCIP BACLIAT

BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

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Module: Climate risk communication

Brief background

This module aims at building capacity for the development and implementation of climate risk communication strategies in the context of developing countries. It draws on...

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through implementing programs and projects th

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DRR and Climate Change

Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change: A brief explainer

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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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Lessons learned in the field: thinking about the content for risk communication

'Awareness was necessary before implementing any adaptive measures, as there was a general lack of information on climate risk in the community', Nepal ACCCA Pilot Action.

Learned lessons...

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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

 The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues...

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Short course training: Risk Communication

Village Meeting with Folk Music in Nautanki

This session focused on the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the...

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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

Recommendations

An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits...

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Short course training: Climate risk communication exercise

Introduction to the exercise

Dissemination of information on climate change and potential extreme events helps creating awareness, preparing measures and building capacity to save lives and...

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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Risk communication in the context of climate change

This set of articles review the fundamental concepts of risk communication and principles of communicating effectively, both in terms of the process and the content.

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Effectiveness of risk communication

In the previous section we have focussed largely on the part of the communication where you are providing information, but equally important is the act of receiving information within the exchange...

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ACCCA experiences: Risk communication, social learning and storyboard exercise

Lessons learned from ACCCA workshop in Cape Town

- The risks communicated by communities are usually 'peripheral' in that they often point to issues that are exacerbated by climate change as the...

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Designing Metrics for Adaptation

Metrics to measure progress in achieving targets for adaptation can be designed in different ways. They could be either expressed as financial commitments, linked with development targets and...

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