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Aftermath of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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Session 2: Climate change challenge

Session 2: Climate Change Challenge

A playful session that demonstrates weather compared to climate, leading into an energetic game that teaches about the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. 

 

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Session 3: Map the hazard

Session 3: Map the Hazard

Critical thinking challenge to map out extreme weather and its impacts on different societal groups. Voting determines the most frequent and impactful hazards in the local community. 

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Session 4: See the system

Session 4: See the System

A card game to see how people, places and things (resources) fit into systems, followed by an activity to systematically brainstorm and prioritise community resources.

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Session 5: Act to adapt

Session 5: Act to Adapt

A giant board game that gets youth to prioritise resources in their community which are vulnerable to extreme weather. Youth negotiate to take individual or collective actions to adapt resources.

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Adaptation Watch

AdaptationWatch

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Climate information services

A collaborative project trains communicators to disseminate climate information services and advisories to smallholder farmers.

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The split ladder of participation: A diagnostic, strategic, and evaluation tool to assess when participation is necessary

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The mainstream literature sees participation as critical to deepening democracy and solving complex environmental issues. An explosion of literature on public participation has...

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Climaps

Climaps.eu is an online atlas providing data, visualizations and commentaries about the climate adaptation debate.

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Mainstreaming adaptation in agriculture

Abstract for open access article in Climate and Development journal

Climate change creates widespread risks for food production. As climate impacts are often locally specific, it is imperative...

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Mountain-EVO

Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

This project is about how to govern mountatin ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories.

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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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Participatory scenario planning

Participatory scenario planning in Kenya

This case study introduces and reflects on the use of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Garissa, Kenya.

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Using a local adaptive capacity framework as a starting point, this research paper analyses 7 case studies from across Africa and Asia that represent a range of different interventions.

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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

This document explores the impacts of climate change on livelihoods in pastoral and agro-pastoral households.

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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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INCA Proceedings 2012

The International Network on Climate Change - INCA - is a project of Bolivian, Peruvian and German partners on adaptation and mitigation strategies of Andean people. The proceedings of the joint...

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wikiADAPT

Information on integrating wikiADAPT into the new weADAPT Knowledge Base.

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Center for Social Well Being

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Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 in Nepal.

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Key Methodological Approaches

Using stones to plot forest degradation over time. Photo by Tahia Devisscher (2011)

The analysis in this report seeks to understand the current...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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Social network mapping in the Guadiana river basin

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This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

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ADM Definitions

One way which may help in determining which methods to use to support ADM is to consider the multiple possible dimensions of a method that can be used to provide a  classification of methods.

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