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ARA at Resilience Hub COP27 2022

Categories: Bridging research & action, Funding for adaptation, Collaboration, Policy & influence, News, Capacity building, Climate action, Climate finance

ARA at COP27: Micro-grants, Co-creation activities & partnerships

The Adaptation Research Alliance celebrated its one-year anniversary at COP27 with several events underscoring its work to bridge adaptation research and action.

Categories: Programme development, Collaboration, News, Press release, Capacity building, Climate action, Climate finance

ARA launches co-creation activities for adaptation programme development

The announcement demonstrates how the ARA is delivering on promises made to catalyse investment and opportunities for adaptation action research during its launch at COP26 in Glasgow.

Categories: Funding for adaptation, Press release, Climate finance

ARA launches innovative approach to funding adaptation

The Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) has launched Grassroots Action Research Micro-grants, a series of grants each totalling GBP 15,000 that support locally led adaptation initiatives.

ARA looking forward to COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh

Categories: Bridging research & action, Policy & influence, News, Climate action, Policy

ARA looking forward to COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh

The ARA is pleased to join its members and partners in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP27). The summit runs from 6 Nov – 18 Nov 2022. Below, we present a developing...

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Categories: Bridging research & action, News, Climate action, Locally led adaptation

Why we must bridge action and research for adaptation

Research is central to effective adaptation to the emerging impacts of climate change. How we undertake that research determines how relevant and timely new evidence is and – ultimately – how effective our adaptation responses will be.

Woman at the African Climate Risks Conference

Categories: Learning & implementation, News, Capacity building, Climate risk, Co-production, Resilience

Catalysing peer-to-peer learning for better understanding climate risks

In a consultative process that drew on the experiences and expertise of its membership, the ARA has revealed guiding principles for learning communities on understanding climate risks.

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Categories: Policy & influence, News, Gender, Measurement and indicators

Just 20% of climate change studies ‘written by women’

Researchers from the Global South still struggle to be on par with their counterparts in the North in terms of funding, collaboration, and publishing — with negative impacts on global development.

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Categories: Funding for adaptation, News, Africa, Climate finance, Locally led adaptation

Africa’s adaptation potential limited by inequitable research funding

Less than 4% of global climate change research funding is spent in Africa. Of the estimated USD 1.26 billion in funding earmarked for Africa-related research on climate impacts, mitigation and adaptation, less than 15% goes to local research institutions.

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Categories: Funding for adaptation, News, Africa, Agricultural development, Climate action, Climate finance, Locally led adaptation

Madagascan agriculture project one of 25 underway in ARA micro-grant initiative

A global adaptation micro-grant initiative is supporting a project which aims to transform climate-smart agricultural techniques in Madagascar.

Category: Press release

Adaptation Research Alliance statement on tragic loss of Ndoni Mcunu

On behalf of the Adaptation Research Alliance, the ARA Secretariat and Co-chairs would like to share how deeply saddened we are by the tragic loss of Ndoni Mcunu on Saturday, 16 April 2022.

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