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Abrupt Climate Change Strategy (ACC)
This ACC Strategy website is devoted to the policy aspects of the G8 initiative, including its role in a precautionary strategy, complementary to Kyoto, to be prepared for potential abrupt climate change becoming imminent. The website includes links to working documents and some conference papers.
Acclimatise
Acclimatise aims to bridge the gap between the latest scientific developments and real world decision-making, by helping its clients to interpret this knowledge within the context of their own strategies, processes, capabilities and stakeholders. Acclimatise's work draws on a network of scientific and technical experts and covers the following areas: strategic and pr...
ActionAid International
ActionAid aims "to help communities in 20 of the poorest countries to overcome poverty and secure lasting improvements in the quality of their lives". It's current focus is on community based development, working with communities to design, fund and manage programmes. ActionAid has worked on the development of participatory methodologies, including the Reflect method for adult literacy t...
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)
ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective, sustained and widespread adaptation out to the 2030s. Working in a coordinated manner across seven countries in India, East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa, ASSAR’s research is case study base...
Adaptation Fund
The Adaptation Fund finances projects and programmes to help developing countries adapt to the negative effects of climate change.
Adaptation Knowledge Platform (AKP)
Originating from discussions during the 2008 SENSA Retreat (Siem Riep, Cambodia, 10-12 February), the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia (Adaptation Knowledge Platform) has been developed to respond to demand for effective mechanisms for sharing information on climate change adaptation and for developing adaptive capacities in Asian countries.
Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM)
Adaptation to climate change is a growing priority for development agencies, governments and vulnerable communities. However, capacity and awareness are often limited, and experiences have yet to be widely shared. The ALM is drawing from experiences on the ground, featuring tools and practical guidance to meet the needs of developing countries. Seeking to provide stakeholders with a common plat...
Adapting to Climate Change in China (ACCC)
The Adapting to Climate Change in China (ACCC) project is designed to develop and share internationally China’s experience of integrating climate change adaptation into the development process, in order to reduce China and other countries’ vulnerability to climate change. ACCC aims to improve global knowledge on the assessment of climate impacts and risks, develop practical...
Advances in Nutrition
Advances in Nutrition publishes articles that highlight the significance of recent research. It is published by the American Society for Nutrition.
Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP)
The Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) was launched in 2008 by the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) with support from the Government of Japan. The AAP is aimed at creating the environment in which more informed and ap...