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Centre universitaire de recherche sur l action publique et le politique

The "University Centre of Administrative Research and Policy of Picardy" was created in 1971 within the Faculty of Law and Political and Social Sciences of Amiens.

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Towards a Culturally-engaged CBA Practice

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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The split ladder of participation: A diagnostic, strategic, and evaluation tool to assess when participation is necessary

Abstract

The mainstream literature sees participation as critical to deepening democracy and solving complex environmental issues. An explosion of literature on public participation has...

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Delta Api Bali

Participatory mapping

Delta Api Bali is a collaborative participatory mapping project for climate change adaptation in Bali. Participatory mapping by villagers is a...

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Community adaptation action planning in Niger

This project example outlines the participatory process through which community-based adaptation
 action planning (CAAP) was carried out with 20 pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities in the...

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Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia

Executive summary

Uncertainty is increasingly proving to be a key feature of people’s lives. For people living in developing countries, climate change is adding to an already complex system...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change in South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

The village of Bulu Bulu is located at the East coast of South Sulawesi in Bone district....

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Customised climate adaptation training for Dumaguete, Philippines

Much capacity building about adaptation planning is centred in major cities or at large Universities or International NGOs. The approach in this SIDA funded project is to develop effective...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in India

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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The role of community-based coastal conservation and development initiatives

Abstract

Climate change impacts fall disproportionately on the world’s poorest, most marginalised communities, particularly those highly dependent on direct use of natural resources, such...

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

Abstract

Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into local development planning: A case study in Chainat, Thailand

Abstract

This pilot study aimed to understand climate risks and uncertainty within local communities and demonstrate the integration of climate change adaptation into local development...

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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Institute for Environment and Development

The Institute for Environment and Development (IED) is a non-profit organization committed for developing and promoting active citizenship among civil society members including community peop

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Center for Social Well Being

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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

Summary

Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Community Action for Nature Conservation

The Community Action for Nature Conservation-CANCO is a non-political and not-for-profit voluntary environmental non-governmental organization legally registered in Kenya subscribing to the univers

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Asian Development Bank

ADB is helping its Developing Member Countries (DMCs) adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change by providing support at three levels, through: regional and sub-regional cooperation an

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United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). It bridges the academic world and the UN system.

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United States Agency for International Development

USAID supports activities to help developing countries lessen their vulnerability and adapt to climate variability and change.

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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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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Framing Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity

Scholars from different knowledge domains and diverse communities of practice conceptualize vulnerability in very different ways. This is mainly because the term can be related to concepts and...

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