All articles for the topic: Resilience

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The Political Dimension of Vulnerability

Abstract

As the availability of adaptation finance for developing countries increases, so does the need for a transparent way of prioritising countries for the allocation of money. It is...

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Rotterdam

Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission—unchanged since 1913—is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world.

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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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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Risk to livelihoods through vulnerability to drought and floods is exacerbated by climate change. Lake Chilwa has dried up 8 times in past century affecting livelihoods such as fishing and...

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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

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FORCC Laos PDR

Village scene. Photo by Edson Walker

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change, and...

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FORCC Honduras

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to...

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FORCC Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies 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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Network Rail

Summary

Network Rail have implemented a range of flood resilience measures on vulnerable lines in the South West. Network Rail's asset portfolio includes over 10,000 route miles...

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Hampshire Cosmetics

Summary

Hampshire Cosmetics’ supply chain is key to its success. The company is instituting ‘supplier days’ to build open conversations about issues, including resilience to climate impacts...

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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Oxfam Key Terms for Climate Change Adaptation

Oxfam Key Terms for Climate Change Adaptation

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Multiple pathways

There have been many different experiences of NeWater Project partners in uncovering answers to our research questions. Depending on the goal, the context and the target audience there are...

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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani)

Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic,...

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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID)

This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana by...

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