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iModeler manual: a quick guide for fuzzy cognitive modelling

This paper introduce Fuzzy Cognitive Modelling (FCM) and provide step by step guidance and tips for using iModeler (both qualitative and quantitative approaches) and was used in the EcoAdapt project

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Managing a living cultural landscape: Bali’s subaks and the UNESCO World Heritage Site

In 2012, the cultural landscape of Indonesia’s Bali province was inscribed as a World Heritage Site – a place of “outstanding universal value”, to be protected and preserved for all humankind.

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2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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PARA-Agua - Chinchina

Colombia Paramo. Photo curtesy of Marisa Escobar.

Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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Designing Effective Locally Managed Areas in Tropical Marine Environments

Introduction

All communities want to live among healthy and abundant natural resources that provide many benefits, including food, income, medicine, and cultural value. However, coastal...

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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

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Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-...

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Adapt or perish: A review of planning approaches for adaptation under deep uncertainty

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Exploring the adaptive capacity of emergency management using agent based modelling

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Climate change is an area full of uncertainties, and yet sectors such as Emergency Management and many others need to develop plans and policy responses regarding adaptation to...

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WD-NACE Scenarios Kenya

Introduction

The Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems (WD-NACE) project involved partners from the United Kingdom, Bangladesh and Kenya. It builds upon existing knowledge...

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Center for Social Well Being

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Emergency Preparedness and Logistics Consulting Ltd.

Assist all organizations and individuals in developing resiliency and sustainable development practices to maintain and rebuild vital ecosystems and lifesupport systems.

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Weathering Climate Change

Agriculture is weather dependent at the local level. Yet, currently, farmers do not have access to reliable locally relevant meteorological and agricultural information by which to plan and manage...

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GeoBob's Photography and Consulting (GPC)

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Foundation for Ecological Security

The crux of FES’ efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in rural landscapes and in intertwining principles

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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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First results of our urban adaptation survey

Photo by Phyllis Grifman

It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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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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Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) / Acclimate / Regional Strategy

July 9, 2012

IOC’s high-level workshop leads to the validation of a regional strategy for adaptation to climate change for the western Indian Ocean islands.

Multi-sectoral...

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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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ADx Greater Banjul Area

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ADx is a decision support tool to screen adaptation options. Users are able to access several methods to select the most appropriate...

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Gaia GeoSystems

Support countries in their discovery and efficient use of geography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to improve populations ‘quality of life while respecting the environment.

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SNA review summary

This article, written by weADAPT authors, reviews several recent papers on quantitative social network analysis (SNA) in relation to adaptive governance, adaptive capacity and resilience.

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