Categories: Bridging research & action, Learning & implementation, Capacity building, Case study, Africa, Asia Pacific
Case study: How those leading urban risk assessments can engage communities at risk
By building trust, sharing skills, and supporting a platform for co-creation, these projects from Taiwan, the Philippines and Kenya show how experts and communities can work together for a shared future of urban resilience.
Categories: Bridging research & action, Learning & implementation, Case study, Africa, Capacity building, Climate action, Disaster risk reduction
Case study: How decision-makers and communities can collectively enhance urban resilience
Urban adaptation interventions that are co-developed with decision-makers and communities are more effective, suggests learnings from Global South projects FRACTAL and DARAJA.
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.
Categories: Funding for adaptation, News, Africa, Agricultural development, Climate action, Climate finance, Locally led adaptation
Madagascan Agriculture Project One Of 25 Underway In Micro-Grant Initiative
A global adaptation micro-grant initiative is supporting a project which aims to transform climate-smart agricultural techniques in Madagascar.
Categories: Funding for adaptation, News, Africa, Asia, Europe, International, Latin America & Caribbean, Capacity building, Climate finance, Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Locally led adaptation
ARA Awards 25 Micro-Grants To Adaptation Projects In Developing Countries
A total of 25 projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America have been awarded by the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) micro-grants initiative.
Categories: Bridging research & action, Collaboration, News, Videos, Africa, Climate risk, Locally led adaptation, Resilience, Traditional knowledge
Action research for climate adaptation: Mukuru in Kenya
Jane Weru talks about action research projects in Mukuru, Kenya
The Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) has co-developed a framework for action research in adaptation that results in real-world solutions for those at the frontline...