How can climate change vulnerability assessments best impact policy and planning? Lessons from Indonesia

How can climate change vulnerability assessments best impact policy and planning? Lessons from Indonesia

This research looks at climate change vulnerability assessments (CCVAs) conducted in cities across Indonesia.

Two models are explored: one that was deployed in the cities of Semarang and Bandar Lampung through the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) programme, and another developed by UNDP and implemented by Yayasan Kota Kita in Manado and Makassar. They vary in duration, funding, emphasis on shared learning, stakeholder involvement, and external support; studying them helps indicate how different processes may have different impacts upon decision-making and policy implementation. The research aims to contribute to efforts to design more effective climate change vulnerability assessment processes, providing recommendations as to how they may successfully engage and raise the awareness of stakeholders, and bring about lasting policy-making and planning outcomes.

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