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VA adaptation planning

The process of vulnerability assessment provides you with an understanding of key areas which are particularly sensitive to climate change and need to be addressed. The next question is how to...
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Multi-stressor vulnerability

Vulnerability is broadly used to convey being susceptible to negative impacts (i.e. damage or harm) induced by some external stimuli – whether gradual changes or sudden extreme events – that...

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Share VA info

If/when you and your colleagues have conducted a vulnerability assessment in the area(s) you are working, it would be great to share it with other weADAPT users, so that we can learn from and...

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NCAP Methodologies

The NCAP projects used a variety of different methodologies to explore vulnerability and adaptation, from hydrological modelling to social learning and participatory planning. This page collects...

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Vulnerability assessment

This module explores first a series of frameworks used to assess vulnerability, showing how the definition and interpretation of vulnerability has evolved over time. It also introduces the steps...

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Nepal: Adaptation Options

The major impact from floods and landslides on the victims' livelihoods are reduction in income source and in availability of agricultural production. These impacts affect the daily food...

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Nepal Vulnerability Assessment

The process begins with vulnerability exposure analysis. This links to a participatory exercise on defining scenarios of the reference vulnerability (changes in exposure unit), climatic stresses...

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Bangladesh: Policy Recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Bangladesh

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen...

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Sri Lanka: Policy recommendations

Summary of recommendations for Sri Lanka

Policy makers from all sectors urgently need to focus attention on the implications of climate change. Support for adaptation to the impacts must start...

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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.

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Economics adaptation Tanzania

The development partners group, with support from UK (DFID) Government, are funding this study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The...

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ADx Tool Compendium

This page lists a selection of tools documented in earlier projects and meetings, which are highly related to the concepts of climate change adaptation.

Expert meetings on Tools

The...

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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166)

Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative,...

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Economics of adaptation Burundi

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This is the website for the Burundi National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Burundi.

Project summary: Increased...
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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Principles

Principles of Adaptation

Here are 10 general principles of adaptation distilled from our current thinking, as outlined above, that form the basis for developing and implementing processes to...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Process

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 3: Adaptation as a Socio-Instiutional Learning Process

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Literature

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 2:  Reviewing Key Adaptation Literature

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Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, Egypt

Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, CEDARE, led by its Executive Director, Dr.

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Robust Decision-Making

Under deep uncertainty, decision-makers need to select robust rather than best options. However, when the future is characterised by uncertainty, a focus on best options may carry significant risks.

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ESCWA-Sida

Arab Region PRELIMINARY Domain

1st RCA4 test simulation; mean annual temperature (1989-91)

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Climate Change Vulnerabilities within Livestock in Morocco

Introduction

This case study report attempts to spotlight the potential climate change consequences on North Africa’s livestock sector and possible adaptation measures. It presents a...

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Case studies goals

Awareness raising

ORCHID: Mainstreaming Adaptation In Development Investments In the Water Sector In China

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Summary:

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch...

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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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