All articles for the topic: Transformational adaptation

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Adaptation interventions and their effect on vulnerability in developing countries

Based on a review of 34 interventions, this paper shows that adaptation interventions may reinforce, redistribute or create new vulnerability.

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Transformative adaptation of rivers in an urban context (ecological infrastructure toolkit)

Ecological infrastructure plays an important role in the overall health of rivers. This toolkit supports users to design, plan, implement and finance ecological infrastructure. 

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Transformative adaptation in cities

A review of academic and grey literature addressing transformative adaptation, with a focus on cities, including two case studies, Durban in South Africa and Harare in Zimbabwe.

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Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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Unpacking transformation: A framework and insights from adaptation mainstreaming

Unpacking Transformation: A framework and insights from adaptation mainstreaming

This paper puts forward a conceptual framework for determining the likelihood of an adaptation initiative delivering transformation.

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Transformation in Adaptation

This ASSAR working paper highlights a range of activities that could be classified in different ways as embodying transformation, and reflects on some of their implications and complexities. 

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Transformational Adaptation: An Introduction

This introductory article provides a brief overview of the concept of transformational adaptation and relevant case studies for practitioners.

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Adaptation mainstreaming and M&E training courses

This provides a description of Garama 3C short training courses on adaptation mainstreaming and M&E was offering. 

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Transformational adaptation

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach transformational adaptation through the implementation of fundamentally different approaches to preparing for, and responding to, climate risks.

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Webinar: Adaptation Pathways

ASSAR, in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), organised a webinar on Adaptation Pathways on Friday 14 October 2016, available online here.

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The 3As: Tracking Resilience

This paper presents an explanatory framework for measuring resilient outcomes that embraces and makes sense of the current diversity in resilience approaches.

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The role of community-based natural resource management in climate change adaptation in Ethiopia

Describes the methodology developed to assess what role selected community-based/participatory natural resource management initiatives have in climate change adaptation.

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Transformational adaptation

A summary of themes from the literature and workshop discussions on the concept of transformation, how it might be applied and priorities for future research and practice. 

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Post-Sandy coastal protection

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast of the United States of America, damaging or destroying an estimated 300,000 homes and claiming 60 lives in the coastal areas of the State of...

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Emerald Network Ltd

Working through an international network with core values of collaboration and inquiry, Emerald Network is a leading-edge niche consultancy specialising in social and institutional learning for cli

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