Community Based Adaptation

A region at risk: The human dimensions of climate change in Asia and the Pacific

The Asia and Pacific region is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Unabated warming could significantly undo previous achievements of economic development and improvements of living standards. At the same time, the region has both the economic capacity and weight of influence to change the present fossil-fuel based development pathway and curb global […]

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Integrating Climate Change into City Development Strategies

The guide is intended to be of particular benefit for the following groups: • Planners working in local governments cities in lowand middle-income countries that are developing a City Development Strategy, have some knowledge of climate change and want to integrate this aspect. • City planners working in local governments who have developed a City Development Strategy and have integrated

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Livelihoods and Climate Change

In 2001, IUCN – The World Conservation Union, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) joined forces to launch an international research and policy initiative on Climate Change, Vulnerable Communities and Adaptation. Guided by a multi disciplinary Task Force, this initiative represents a confluence of four distinct, yet decidedly relevant, communities working

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Resilience Projects as Experiments:Implementing climate change resilience in Asian cities

The capacity of actors and institutions to learn and reorganize is central to the resilience of complex systems, particularly in the context of rapidly urbanizing cities. A process of qualitative, reflective research among practitioners within the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) showed that development projects and programmes can contribute meaningfully to this capacity

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Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Malawi

This film was presented at the UNFCCC COP13 in December 2007, Bali, Indonesia at the event Development and Climate Days, hosted by IIED Copyright Coordination Unit for the Rehabilitation of the Environment (CURE) cure@sdnp.org.mw with the support of the Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for Adaptation to Climate Change (CLACC) programme at the IIED

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