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Rethinking Support for Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change

Rethinking Support for Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change
49 pages

Authors
Levine, Simon
Ludi, Eva
Jones, Lindsey

Publication date
21 Dec 2011

ISBN
9781907288562

Publisher
Overseas Development Institute

Type
Research report

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) was established in 2009 with the aim of understanding how development interventions can contribute to adaptive capacity at the community and household level, and to inform the design and implementation of development planning by governments and non-governmental development partners to support adaptive capacity for climate change and other development pressures. This paper is based on an analysis of three country studies conducted by national research teams in eight research sites in Ethiopia, Uganda, and Mozambique for ACCRA. It describes the Local Adaptive Capacity framework developed for this project, its application during the research, and the evidence found about the impact of development interventions on the adaptive capacity of people and communities.

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