All articles for the topic: urban areas

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Climate Change in Informal Settlements

This article summarizes ways in which climate change adaptation and mitigation can be achieved in informal settlements.

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Financing Urban Adaptation to Climate Change: An Introduction

This introductory article provides a brief overview of the various mechanisms available to finance urban adaptation to climate change.

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Advancing resilience in cities, towns and villages through knowledge

This blog discusses a new UNFCCC report (February, 2018) that shares key findings on climate change adaptation in human settlements.

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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

This publication highlights the key learnings from the Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Economics and finance

This policy brief looks at economic and financial measures that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from India

This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in India.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Kenya

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Kenya.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Peru

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Peru.

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Round-up of the 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA10)

This article summarizes the discussions that took place at the CBA10 international conference, which this year had an urban focus, with the theme of ‘enhancing urban community resilience’

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change

Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy is a project that aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change.

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Indian Institute of Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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