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Mediation Technical Briefing Notes

The Methodology for Effective Decision-making on Impacts and Adaptation (MEDIATION) project produced a series of technical policy briefing notes on decision support methods for appraising...

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MEDIATION Analytic Hierarchy Process

Key Messages There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are...
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MEDIATION Method Overview

This MEDIATION review has covered a range of traditional and new decision support methods. It has analysed the strengths and weakness of these approaches and their relevance for adaptation.

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MEDIATION Choosing Salient Approaches and Methods for Adaptation

This policy brief sets out a summary of guidance for choosing the salient methods and approaches for adaptation.

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MEDIATION Social Network Analysis

This article, which is part of a series of MEDIATION outputs, provides a review of Social Network Analysis and associated tools for supporting adaptation decision-making.

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MEDIATION Multi Criteria Analysis

Key Messages

There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are...

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MEDIATION Portfolio Analysis

Key Messages

There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are...

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MEDIATION Real Options Analysis

Key Messages

There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are...

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MEDIATION Robust Decision Making

This Policy Brief (Note 3) provides a summary of robust decision making, including a synthesis of the approach, its strengths and weaknesses, how it considers uncertainty, and case study examples.

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MEDIATION Adaptation Turning Points

Key Messages Concerned decision makers increasingly ask whether current management is able to cope with climate change or whether alternative strategies are needed. They urgently demand tools...
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MEDIATION Cost Effectiveness Analysis

This MEDIATION note reviews Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) as a decision-support tool.

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Politics and policy processes

This following pages provide resources which are relevant to the analysis of politics and policy processes including cross-scale and multi-level interactions. 

 
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Here are some training modules on several of the methods that are part of the Mediation Adaptation Pathfinder and the European 7th Framework Programme project Mediation.

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Mediation training module: Iterative Risk Management

This module was developed for the EC Mediation project on Iterative Risk Management and its potential applications.

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Module: Portfolio Analysis

This Module, developed in the EC funded Mediation project describes Portfolio Analysis approac and relevant real-life applications

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Mediation training module: Real Options Analysis

This practical module, developed in the EC Mediation project on an overview of real options analysis and its applications

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Mediation training module: Robust Decision Making

This MEDIATION training tool provides an introduction to Robust Decision Making, a decision support tool that is used in situations of deep uncertainty.

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Mediation training module: Cost Effectiveness Analysis

This EC MEDIATION training module provides an introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CEA), a widely used decision support tool that alternative options for achieving similar objectives.

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Mediation training module: WEAP

This training module, developed in the EC Mediation project describes the WEAP model and relevant applications.

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Mediation training module: PACT

The PACT module, developed for the EC Mediation, gives organisations a detailed analysis of their capacity to take climate resilient decisions plus guidance on their next steps.

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Mediation training module: AHP

This description of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and its potential application has been developed as part of a set of modules in the EC Mediation project

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ADx application in the Greater Banjul Area

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The Greater Banjul area in The Gambia faces several climate related hazards including sea-level rise and high temperature stress which...

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ADx Greater Banjul Area

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ADx is a decision support tool to screen adaptation options. Users are able to access several methods to select the most appropriate...

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Review of perceived policy needs

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Adaptation to climate change is a new challenge for existing institutions and decision-making processes. In order to assess what form this challenge takes for decision-makers, we...

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