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INSIDE STORY: Action on climate vulnerability - Lessons from Quito

The city of Quito is a good example of how climate vulnerability information can feed into the policy cycle and be translated into meaningful actions on the ground. Now translated from its Spanish original, you can read this 'Inside Story on climate compatible development' in English. [more]…

GUIDE: Heat action plans - Scaling up India's ambition to protect the climate-vulnerable

This CDKN Guide presents the story of how an action research initiative in a single city in India has evolved into contagious policy action in 17 cities and 11 states, with interest from national leadership. [more]…

Courting catastrophe? Humanitarian policy and practice in a changing climate

This IDS Bulletin is a call for increasing engagement between humanitarian aid and adaptation interventions to support deliberate transformation of development pathways. Contributors argue that humanitarian interventions offer opportunities for a common agenda to drive transformational adaptation. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Addressing policy challenges from Chennai’s 2015 extreme rainfall event

This policy brief identifies the key causes of Chennai's 2015 extreme rainfall and gives recommendations for building urban resilience in the area. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Climate attribution science - a useful tool to plan for extreme heat events

This policy brief identifies how climate attribution science can help to mitigate future extreme heat events and address the needs of those most affected. [more]…

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Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

http://www.braced.org/resources/i/Decentralising-climate-finance-kenya-ethiopia/

This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.

Theatre of the Oppressed: adaptation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=277&v=VkBVnMNaKkk

Theatre is a powerful tool for sharing perspectives, breaking down barriers, and fostering co-creation of ideas. This film shows a 'Theatre of the Oppressed' performance, scripted by Oxfam's Daniel Morchain, at the global conference Adaptation Futures 2018.

Pastoralism, Adaptation and Conflict in Africa Drylands

https://www.nwo.nl/en/documents/wotro/ccmcc/ccmcc-thematic-brief-on-pastoralism

This policy brief takes a look at the adaptation interventions being promoted in African drylands, where excluded groups – including pastoralists – may lead to conflict and could hinder the effectiveness of such interventions.

Multiscale governance & food security in Mali

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/Mali%20MSG%20infographic_ENGLISH_WEB.pdf

When policies are designed from only one perspective, they can result in unintended outcomes. Lessons from ASSAR's work in Mali on the impacts of top-down decision-making for governance of natural resources and agricultural systems.

Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

https://www.espa.ac.uk/book

The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.

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