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Learning and Power

In thinking about how stakeholders are engaged in processes that aim to enhance adaptive capacity and promote social learning I could not let go of the significance of power and how it can act...

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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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Stakeholder Identification

Stakeholder Identification Exercises

Chapati/ Institutional Diagramming

The aim of this exercise is to enable people to identify the institutions and individuals that have a legitimate...

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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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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Institute of Earth Sciences is part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate

The Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC) is part of the National Research Council (CNR).

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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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ESPACE

Climate Change Impacts and Spatial Planning Decision Support Guidance (ESPACE)

Although this guidance use the lens of spatial planning, it is based around the UKCIP decision-making...

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Adaptation tools review

Several tools have been developed to support climate adaptation decision-making over the past decade. This pages offers a review of them.

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...

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Participatory Processes

What are participatory processes?

"Participation is a way of viewing the world and acting in it. It is about a commitment to help create the conditions which lead to significant empowerment of...

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Elimination by aspect and rule based decision making

Tools for Knowledge Elicitation (KnETs)Sukaina Bharwani

The need to understand empirical data in a formal way is imperative when faced with multiple responses of humans to their...

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Decision uncertainty

Uncertainty is considered here from the point of view of a decision maker, who must make a decision based on the knowledge s/he has about a situation.

We can consider three general...

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XLRM Conceptual Diagram (Lempert et. al., 2003)

XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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Outcome Mapping

What is it about?

Outcome mapping is an innovative approach to planning, monitoring and evaluating international development work. The approach was first developed by the IDRC in the late...

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Decision Analysis (Decision-Screening)

Climate adaptation is about making decisions. It is not our role to tell people what the outcome of climate change will be in 20 years as it is not knowable - there is too much...

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Transformations in Risk

Project Overview

This SIDA funded project addresses the theme of Climate and Migration and is concerned with the interaction of multiple stressors and understanding how processes scale up to take...

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Methodology of Mali NCAP Project

Developing a seasonal calendar

Both of the case studies in this project used a combination of participatory engagement with the different communities and modelling...

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Community participation and monitoring

An Ideal Participatory Development

Taken from Rowley and Lonsdale, submitted 2006. See also Participatory Processes and Social Learning

An effective participatory development depends on...

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Tana WEAP-ABM

Micro-finance for landscape protection to manage energy-water systems

Objectives

To evaluate Green Water Credits (GWC) related to carbon and renewable energy To apply ABM to energy...

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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology

An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was...

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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction

These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes...

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Outcome Mapping

Outcome mapping is an innovative approach to planning, monitoring and evaluating international development work. 

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