All articles for the topic: urban governance

Figure 1. The sequence of phases and features of a narrative (Source: Adam, 2008)

The Story of Water in Windhoek

The aim of the paper is to present a story about the 2015 to early 2017 Windhoek drought in the context of climate change while using the narrative approach.

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Discourse analysis as a method for understanding urban governance

This briefing note is an introduction into the definition and method of discourse analysis and outlines its application within the FRACTAL focal cities.

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Research Methods for Understanding and Supporting Decision Processes in African Cities

This paper explores how several decision-making "process" and "support " methods can lead to better informed climate change adaptation decisions in Southern Africa.

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City government-research partnerships

This briefing note provides reflections on city government-research partnerships, from Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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Climate narratives

This briefing note provides reflections on the climate risk narrative process: What have we tried? What have we learned? What does this mean for us going forward?

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Transdisciplinarity, co-production, and co-exploration

This working paper presents the concepts of transdisciplinarity, knowledge co-production, and coexploration and their challenges, and how they are being operationalised in FRACTAL.

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Learning within & about climate science

This briefing note provides key discussion points on the role of learning in integrating climate science into decision making. 

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Climate Information Distillation

This briefing note presents a distillation framework: an attempt to re-think how we go about constructing information to inform decisions. 

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Cities adapting to climate change: InnovCities survey findings on institutional innovation in urban governance

InnovCities surveyed 96 cities to assess the extent to which institutional innovation has been seen on the ground to adapt to urban water risks under climate change.

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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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FRACTAL climate and cities project

FRACTAL is a 4-year project with the aim to advance scientific knowledge about Southern Africa's climate, and integrate this knowledge into decisions at the city-regional scale.

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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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