All articles for the topic: Resilience

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Putting Climate Knowledge into Climate Action - SEI Oxford seminar 29th of September 2015

On the 29th of September SEI Oxford convened researchers, practitioners, partners and students in an interactive and lively seminar. Please find material from the seminar here

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The 3As: Tracking Resilience

This paper presents an explanatory framework for measuring resilient outcomes that embraces and makes sense of the current diversity in resilience approaches.

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Climate Policy Brief for COP 21 (Paris) - Cambodia

This brief discusses the state of climate negotiations (July 2015), presents possible scenarios for the remaining steps and assesses policy options in view of Cambodia's (LDC) priorities

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emBRACE Flyover Northern England

Check out this Google Earth Flyover video for the emBRACE case study Northern England in the UK

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Building Resilience Together

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conference 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Salmon fishing in the Näätämö River

The case study describes social and ecological pressures on Skolt Sámi traditional livelihoods, as well as factors that strengthen and undermine their resilience. Governance plays an important role.

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Interpretation matters!

New policy brief investigates two different ways of dealing with vulnerability to food insecurity and offers an integrated approach for a balanced decision making.

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CRIS Lessons Learned

The CRIS program focused in developing country cities to provide sustainable infrastructure services that support smart, lasting development.

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Climate Focus

Climate Focus is a pioneering international advisory company committed to the development of policies, methodologies, programmes and projects that mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate chang

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Community relocation in Newtok, Alaska

Climate change impacts along the Alaskan coastline has put many communities under immediate threat, causing consideration of complete relocation, despite fear of cultural and social impacts. 

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Measuring subjective resilience

So far, efforts to measure resilience have largely focused on the use of ‘objective’ frameworks. This paper advocates for the measurement of ‘subjective’ resilience at the household level.

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Winrock International

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S.

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Cocoa farmers plan for climate change

Through providing basic climate information and training, cocoa farmers in Central America are now better prepared for climate change. 

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Reindeer herding in the Yamal Peninsula

This study describes sources of adaptive capacity and socio-ecological resilience for Nenet communities in the Yamal Peninsula and how climate change and industrial development affect these.

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Glacier Project

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Sianda Canal Clearing Project in Nalolo

Sianda Canal Clearing Project in Nalolo - Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience Zambia

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Floods in Northern England

Case Study Report: Floods in Northern England

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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A monitoring instrument for resilience

Implicit in all development work is the quest for impact. Positively influencing livelihoods, landscapes and ecosystems is the goal of our work. Effecting such changes is known to require...

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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US telecoms sector is vulnerable to climate change finds study

An increasing trend towards consolidation and sharing of infrastructure in the US telecommunications sector is increasing vulnerability to climate risks, according to a new...

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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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