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Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses

Two emerging approaches to adaptation have gained currency over the past few years, namely Community-based Adaptation (CBA) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA). Each has its specific...

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Preserving the Velondriake region in Madagascar

Traditional Vezo pirogue boat. Photo by Gareth Cripps.

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED)

Along the southwest...

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Fundación Natura Bolivia

Our mission is to conserve critical ecosystems and improve livelihoods of the Bolivian population through the development of financial and non financial mechanisms.

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Governance Research Methods

From 2010 to 2011, SEI and WWF worked together on a research project looking at how governmental and civil society organisations can collaborate and learn collectively to address issues.... 

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Palau International Coral Reef Center

The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) is Palau's leading research institution with a mission to be a self-sustaining center of excellence, whose assets and facilities are directed

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Benin Environment and Education Society

The mission of Benin Environment and Education Society is to rehabilitate and improve the indigenous biodiversity of Benin wetlands system to the benefit of local communities and districts, as well

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System of Rice Intensification towards CCA

Rice production is and will be affected by changes in the climate. Irregular rainfall, drier spells in the wet season (damaging young plants), drought and floods are all having an effect...

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Stakeholder network mapping and adaptive capacity

Stakeholder network mapping can be a valuable pre-cursor to utilising frameworks for building adaptive capacity.

Working co-operatively and collaboratively within a network of organisations...

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Social network characteristics

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Social network mapping (SNM) can be a useful part of the research process by identifying relevant stakeholders in the adaptation planning...

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project centres on watershed ecosystem services to develop climate adaptation strategies in three model forest landscapes in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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Centre for Sustainable Rural Development

The Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) is a Vietnamese non-profit non-government organization.

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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Adaptation – just a fancy new name?

The term adaptation can refer to many different activities (including technical, institutional, legal and educational measures), implemented by different communities of practice, in different...

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) is part of overall adaptation, and takes into account multiple social, economic and cultural co-benefits for local communities. EbA encompasses adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing societal vulnerability, through multi-sectoral and multi-level approaches. 

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Founded in 1972, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research  into problems that are too large

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NCAP Vietnam Water Resources

For the assessment of the potential climate change impacts on water resources, different modeling methods were used, including MIKE11 and MIKEBASIN. The input data that was used included...

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Bangladesh NCAP: Gender Issues

Women’s Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in Noakhali

In Noakhali, society supports a rigid gender division of labor that perceives men and women’s roles differently and distinctly defines...

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International Center of Physics

CIF´s Environmental Biotechnology research team works on development of natural resources appropriation strategies, as tools for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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Pragya

Pragya is a non-governmental development organization established in 1995. Initiated in the global South, our current operations span India, Nepal, Sub-Saharan Africa, UK, and USA.

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Managing Coastal Erosion

This case study describes how a family farm and B&B business in a low lying coastal area with experience of flooding has been planning for future impacts by investigating breaching their sea wall to create new habitat.

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Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

(AASTMT) as a regional institute for maritime transport started as a notion in the Arab League Transport Committee's meetings on 11th of March, 1970.

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