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Community Based Adaptation

Focusing on local level initiatives, to enable vulnerable people to identify and implement community-based responses to climate change themselves
Community Based Adaptation Exchange
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S. Torfinn / Panos Pictures
CBA-X is a shared online resource designed to bring together and grow the Community Based Adaptation community. It provides a site for the exchange of up-to-date information about community-based adaptation, including news, events, case-studies, tools, policy resources, and videos.

Latest Documents

Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Botswana's Bobirwa Sub-District
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA methodology) aims at developing a common understanding among various stakeholders, including government officials, village committees and local communities, about the main hazards and issues affe...
Household food security in the face of climate change in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region
2016
This study attempts to understand local people’s perceptions of climate change, its impacts on agriculture and household food security, and local adaptation strategies in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, using data ...
Understanding gender in community-based adaptation: practitioner brief
CARE International 2015
Accessing weather forecasts, having control over land, being able to influence decision-making processes, being backed by a community group, or being literate and educated are examples of the human and material resources throu...
Gender needs and roles in building climate resilience in Hue City, Vietnam
T.D.M. Pham; T.T.S. Lam / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Gender roles in building climate resilience are an emerging issue worldwide - so it is important to understand the drivers of gender-specific vulnerabilities, needs and capacities with respect to climate change. These include health a...
Papua New Guinea case study. Remote yet resilient: strengthening climate change resilience in Papua New Guinea
CARE International 2016
This case study looks at climate resilience work in Papua New Guinea. Nissan Atoll sits solitary in the Pacific Ocean; a remote set of islands forming a ring in the ocean where a volcano once sat. The only way to get there is ...
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in Bangladesh
Sustainability Science 2016
The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven...
Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa: ALP results, outcomes and impacts report, January 2010 to June 2015
CARE International 2015
This report presents an overview of the outcomes and learning generated from the Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) over five and a half years of implementation (2010-2015). It presents the perspectives of the ALP teams an...
Effects of climate change on the social & environmental determinants of health in Africa: what can communities do to strengthen their climate resilience
Regional Office for Africa, World Health Organisation 2015
The highest burden per capita of climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoeal diseases and malnutrition is found in the African region. These diseases already represent the main cause of death among children under...
Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil
H. de Oliveira Machado Filho / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2015
Climate change has increasingly been recognised as the main challenge facing humanity in the coming decades. The starting point of this study is the consideration of future climate change scenarios and the uncertainties they bring.&nb...
The adapting atolls: final evaluation of the project “Community-based adaptation to climate change (CBA CC)” in Nissan district, Papua New Guinea
CARE International 2016
The project '??Community-based Adaptation to Climate Change in Nissan District (CBA CC)' was launched in mid-2012 to increase the community adaptive capacity and resilience to existing hazards and the impacts of climate change. Three ...
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