All articles for the topic: climate change governance

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CBA14 Marketplace: Youth lead communities on climate action through social accountability model

SAUTI-Youth project unites Tanzanian and Irish youth who will use a social accountability model to dialogue with local authorities on climate commitments.

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Governing borderless climate risks

This article looks at the paradoxes, challenges and opportunities in trying to govern often borderless climate risks through national or local adaptation policy.

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The new regulation on climate adaptation is disseminated to local development actors in Southeast Sulawesi. Photo: Documentation of USAID APIK

Institutional Strengthening for Climate Adaptation through Local Regulation

This blog explains why a legal basis is needed to legitimize and encourage local government in Indonesia to develop climate adaptation programs and actions with budget allocation. 

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Environmental Governance Institute (EGI)

The Environmental Governance Institute (EGI) is legally registered as a non-denominational and politically unaffiliated organisation with headquarters in Buea, in the south-west Region of Cameroon.

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Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice

Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice

The paper sets out a framework for an adaptive programme, including a set of essential core principles, to assist in integrating climate change adaptation into development planning. 

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Climate Change Research Strategy for Thailand

This case study describes an ADAPT Asia-Pacific program to develop a strategic plan that will identify, support, monitor and assess a national strategy for climate change research in Thailand.

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Using a Local Climate Impact Profile (LCLIP) with Aberdeen City Council to assess vulnerability

See how Adaptation Scotland helped Aberdeen City Council complete a Local Climate Impact Profile to study the impact of past extreme weather events and assess the areas vulnerability to future risk.

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Cover Photo: Sahel Eco, June 2016. Farmers in Dianweli village, Konna Commune, plant millet using the zaï technique, which involves constructing pits to capture water and condense compost.

Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate.

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OPOE Case Study - Collaborative Management: governance for the new normal, North Karelia, Finland

Collaborative management: governance for the new normal

This is an interactive, web-based case study exploring the critical role of local-traditional knowledge in ecosystem restoration in North Karelia, Finland.

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Community relocation in Newtok, Alaska

Climate change impacts along the Alaskan coastline has put many communities under immediate threat, causing consideration of complete relocation, despite fear of cultural and social impacts. 

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Cost effectiveness of Payments for Watershed Services

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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Does Adaptation lead to Development? - Ethiopia

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conferance 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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When Poor Resource Governance Becomes Barrier to Rural Community-Based Adaptation

Natural resources and ecological assets in the Nigerian savanna are not pure public goods, but common pool resources, which can result in a 'tragedy of the commons' - a barrier to adaptation.

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Political Ecology of Community-Based Adaptation

The overarching question that frames this research is: To what extent do social and political structures of community shape the building of adaptive capacity in CBA projects?

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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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Taking Adaptation to the Ground

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conferance 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Our Valuable Voices

Read about the storytelling project with the Cham fisherwomen and men in Vietnam which was the first time CARE Vietnam had used Community Digital Storytelling.

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FCFA Pilot: Malawi

Summary

There is growing interest about how climate information can be used to better inform decision-making across a range of sectors and socio-political and environmental settings. To...

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Global Landscapes Forum

Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo credit: C.E. Manchego

Global Landscapes Forum Multifunctional landscapes and land uses are at the heart of the intertwined challenges...
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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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