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OneWorld Sustainable Investments

OneWorld is an African-based sustainable development consulting organisation focused on adaptive development within the context of a changing climate and resource constraints.

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Working for Water, Working for Wetlands, Working on Fire

A case study on ecological infrastructure for resilience and job creation in South Africa, focussing on water, wetlands and fire.

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AquaLinks Research and Implementation (Pty) Ltd

AquaLinks Research and Implementation (Pty.) Ltd:

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Theatre of the Oppressed: a multilayered look at the adaptation space

Challenging predominant views with Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre of the Oppressed is a powerful tool for challenging top-down approaches. This short film and article show how this approach can be used to build resilience.

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the green book: climate change and urbanisation in south africa

The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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Residents of Cape Town queue for water during the drought. Photo: fivepointsix / Getty Images.

Three ways for cities to adapt to climate change

Drawing on experiences in drought-stricken Cape Town and research into adaptation, decision-making and governance, this blog offers three lessons for cities seeking to adapt to climate change.

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Cover photo: Goods had to be transported by boat after the Atta Abad landslide flooded 25 km of the Karakoram Highway, Pakistan, in 2010 (D. Butz)

Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains

This publication highlights 15 cases of good practice in development and applied research from mountain regions, and illustrates how the Sendai Framework’s four priorities can be put into practice. 

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Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Review of South Africa

This report examines the institutional environment, urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation in South Africa's cities. 

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The Katse Dam, on the Malibamat'so River in Lesotho, was completed in 2009, as the centrepiece of the Phase 1 of the LHWP. Photo provided by: Amada44 / Wikimedia Commons.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 4

FRACTAL Adaptation Inspiration Module 4: Tackling Water Insecurity in a Changing Climate in Lesotho

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Source to Sea catchment. Photo provided by: Bruce Sutherland (2014) (from the City of Cape Town)

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 3

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Applying an Integrated Catchment Management System to Cape Town

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SASSCAL

Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) is a joint initiative of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Germany in respon

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Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa

The Department of Science and Technology seeks to boost socio-economic development in South Africa through research and innovation.

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, commonly known as the CSIR, is a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945.

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology is tasked with training and developing the next generation of African scientists, engineers and technologists, who will impact on th

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The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

This initiative is developing and testing a new framework - Tandem - for the improved co-design, use and interpretation of climate services. 

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The MOJO VELO Project

This project aims to challenge negative perceptions of Africa through producing documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community and the planet.

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Using a sector development agency to mobilize a local green economy

Read how GreenCape, through its work across government, business and academia, has generated significant private sector investment and employment in green business, technologies and manufacturing.

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Photo of a wreckage of a boat is seen stuck in solidified salts and sands at Lake Oroumieh. Credit: Ebrahim Noroozi / AP Photo. Source: http://www.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/iran-in-a-race-to-save-largest-lake-from-drying-up

Addressing the risk of maladaptation to climate change

This paper reviews the current theoretical scholarship on maladaptation and provides some specific case studies—in the Maldives, Ethiopia, South Africa, and Bangladesh—to advance the field.

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CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit

CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit actively contribute toward socio-economic advancement as well as to the management of South Africa, especially the Eastern Cape’s deep and rich natural

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Global Water Partnership Southern Africa

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Low Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia (V-LED)

The Vertical Integration and Learning for Low Emission Development project aims to strengthen policy coordination and mutual learning to support LED in Kenya, S. Africa, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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