All articles for the topic: Social vulnerability

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Increasing people’s resilience through social protection

This paper highlights how social protection programmes and systems can contribute to building the capacity of vulnerable people who are exposed to climate shocks and disasters.

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Gender, development and sustainability

SEI’s work on gender aims to narrow the gap between knowledge and policy and practice. This article presents key insights from this work up to 2014, as well as key activities.
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Adaptation Learning Programme

The Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa increases the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to increasing and uncertain climate change and climate variability.

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The ASSAR Spotlight

The ASSAR Spotlight - July 2016 Edition

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Flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River valley

This study addresses flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River Valley by using A GIS - based mapping and theory-driven indicator approach.

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Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

This interactive, web-based case study explores strategies for building community capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change in small island developing states in the Caribbean.

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Ghana National Climate Change Policy Action Programme

Ghana’s National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) put's into place robust measures needed to address most, if not all, of the challenges posed by climate change and climate vulnerability.

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10 things to know: Gender equality and achieving climate goals

This report looks at the implications for the achievement of climate goals, using three case studies conducted in Peru, Kenya and India.

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The Indirect Effects of Adaptation

This paper examines the possibility that measures taken to bolster livelihoods and adapt to climate change in one place could increase vulnerability elsewhere. 

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Population, Fertility and Family Planning

Linking Population, Fertility and Family Planning with adaptation to Climate Change: Views From Ethiopia

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Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives

This policy brief describes a ‘co-exploration’ approach to identifying climate change adaptation needs in Accra, Ghana, and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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Piloting Intersectional Gender Assessments in Malawi

A broad literature on vulnerability and adaptation has made the case for gender analyses as a fundamental component of both designing programs and projects.

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SREX

This report presents key findings from the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX).

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Does Adaptation lead to Development? - Ethiopia

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

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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ASSAR Regional Diagnostic Studies

The first phase of ASSAR was to investigate what people in semi-arid regions currently know about climate change, and what they’re doing to adapt to these changes.

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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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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Vulnerability in Burundi

Adaptation to climate change impacts has become one of the central concerns of the international development cooperation. In this context EURAC conducted, together with its project partners adelphi and PIK, an integrated vulnerability assessment on national and local scale in Burundi.

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A closer look at the practices of vulnerability assessment and the priorities of adaptation funding

The burning issue in the climate change adaptation debate is arguably about funding: who should receive it, and why?

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Mainstreaming adaptation in agriculture

Abstract for open access article in Climate and Development journal

Climate change creates widespread risks for food production. As climate impacts are often locally specific, it is imperative...

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Assessing current social vulnerability to climate change

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This paper describes a participatory methodology used to assess the current vulnerability of local communities in the Congo Basin. Vulnerability has been studied...

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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