In the Caribbean there has been an increasing trend in the recorded number of weather and climate hazards and their associated impacts. Climate change poses significant risks both to the people and economies of the Caribbean region by exacerbating the islands’ existing vulnerabilities. The Caribbean experiences point to the need for a comprehensive, structured approach at the local, national, regional and international levels to deal with the adverse impacts of climate change.
Systemic Challenges, Systemic Responses – Innovating Adaptation to Climate Change through Agroecology
This document summarises several consultations of experts, policy makers and practitioners on the contribution of agroecology to innovative and transformative climate change adaptation responses.
Green Recovery for Practitioners: Setting the Course Towards a Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Transformation
Green recovery is a widely used term for packages of measures addressing the social, economic and political consequences of the Covid-19 crisis in a way that sets the course for a shift towards sustainable and inclusive development, biodiversity protection, resilience and climate neutrality. This paper provides a practical framework that captures the key elements of a green recovery to inform the work of practitioners who seek to support sustainable, inclusive, and resilient recoveries.
This scoping paper, produced by the BMZ-funded GIZ Global Programme on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change in collaboration with the InsuResilience Global Partnership, deals with the relationship between climate change and human mobility and the potential role of climate risk insurance tools (CRI tools) as an influencing factor on human mobility.
Working together for climate resilience – Challenges and success factors for collaboration between technical and financial partners in development cooperation
Acknowledging previous and on-going discussions on aid effectiveness, this working paper seeks to shed light on challenges and entry points for practical collaboration between technical and financial development partners in projects on the ground.
Informing the Global Commission on Adaptation’s flagship report for the UN Cimate Action Summit, a new report has been published on “Insurance for Climate Adaptation: Opportunities And Limitations”. Its content elaborates on climate and disaster risk insurance, its role, its making and recommendations.
The provision of climate finance, especially for adaptation needs in vulnerable and local communities, is considered a key element and political goal in the international climate change space. In this paper, several key challenges and potential solutions for channeling money from the international to the local level have been identified and analysed.
How can we distinguish an adaptation project from a regular development project and what exactly is the additionality of adaptation? This question is often raised by ministries, funding institutions and development practitioners.
The Relation Between Climate Change Adaptation & Coastal Protection Planning in the Mekong Delta – The Role of Climate Services for the Decision Support System to Avoid Loss & Damage and Minimize Future Costs
This essay elaborates on the role of tailor made Climate Services for decision-making advice for coastal infrastructure planning and how Climate Services can be incorporated into the DST handled by the Vietnamese Government.
The Assessment of Climate Service Providers Capabilities in Brazil has been conducted as part of the baseline asssessment for the Climate Service for Infrastructure Investment (CSI) project. It demonstrates that a diverse set of stakeholders exist that provides Climate Services for different sectors and decision making context. The report is in Portuguese.