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- DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2015Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. Working in 11 countries in these regions, ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2015The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Consortium seeks to deepen understanding of climate vulnerability and adaptation in semi-arid regions, and help transform current adaptation practice to a mode that achieves proactive, widespread adaptation embedded in development activities.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) is an approach that brings concerned stakeholders from different, often conflicting, perspectives together around pressing sets of problems to build stories that illustrate a range of potential futures that could come from taking different paths for dealing with those issues.Document
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in the Onesi constituency, Omusati region, Namibia: towards improving livelihood adaptation to climate changeAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Semi-arid regions in Namibia are characterised by high rainfall variability, persistent droughts and floods, and extreme temperatures. In addition, there is weak governance and structural inequalities that exacerbate the vulnerability of communities.Document
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Botswana's Bobirwa sub-district: fostering people-centred adaptation to climate changeAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016The Vulnerability 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 affecting communities living in a given social-ecological landscape. These stakeholders constitute the Knowledge Group (KG).Document
Climate change vulnerability and risk analysis in the Bobirwa sub-district, Botswana: towards improving livelihood adaptation to climateAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Semi-arid areas in Botswana are characterised by high rainfall variability, frequent droughts, low soil moisture and extreme events such as flash floods which normally combine with governance shortcomings and structural inequalities to exacerbate the vulnerability of communities.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Climate change is increasingly recognised as a challenge to sustaining the livelihoods and wellbeing of the people in Namibia.Document
Stakeholder and influence network mapping exercise with the government, development and research actors in NamibiaAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2015This report summarises the outcomes of the Stakeholder and Influence Network Mapping exercise undertaken on the 23rd of July 2015 in Windhoek, Namibia.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2016Climate change is impacting and will continue to impact all sectors of the economy and society. In semi-arid areas there are opportunities to adapt to climate change but currently barriers exist to realize the full potential of these opportunities.DocumentAdaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions, 2015Semi-arid areas in Southern Africa are characterised by high rainfall variability, frequent droughts, low soil moisture and extreme events such as flash floods. These conditions provide the foundation of vulnerability of communities in these areas.