Publishing date: December 2013
This guide provides decision-makers and technical experts with background information on three economic approaches to assess climate change adaptation options. It introduces decision-makers to cost-benefit analyses, cost-effectiveness analyses and multi-criteria analyses and offers two generic Excel tools on how to conduct them. These approaches can contribute to the ranking and choice of adaptation measures to implement NDC adaptation goals.
Resource Type: Guidance
Cost Benefit Analysis Template IMACC
An Excel tool helping to compare up to three adaptation options using cost-benefit analyses and sensitivity analyses
Multi-Criteria Analysis Template IMACC
An Excel tool helping to compare up to ten adaptation options according to a set of up to ten criteria.