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Jul
03

Adaptation Academy Alumni Feature: Cooperation to Enhance Indigenous Communities’ Adaptive Capacity

S-Africa-team-photo-23-Feb-17---Richtersveld-1 Some of the project team who all met with the Nama Tribe in Kuboes February 2017. From left: Karl Van Orsdol; Igshaan Samuels; Lesego Khomo (University of the Western Cape); Emily Harwit; Mmoto Masubelele and Melvin Swarts (grad student, UWC)
The inception phase with the Blood Tribe in Standoff, Canada. Photo by Igshaan Samuels

Academy alumnae and project team member Laura Shay Lynes. Photo rights: L. S. Lynes

  In this small blog series, we want to give room to some of GCAP's Adaptation Academy graduates, to highlight their professional development in ...
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Jun
14

Adaptation Academy Alumni Feature: Alvaro Fonseca

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In this small blog series, we want to give room to some of GCAP's Adaptation Academy graduates, to highlight their professional development in the fie...
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Sep
12

Why we include behaviour change in the Adaptation Academy...

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Most years, there are one or two people who are perplexed that a programme on climate adaptation includes sessions on behavioural change - exploring our own responses to change, how change can be effected at a local community level, and at the state level, as well as global changes.

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Aug
22

The Adaptation Academy 2017

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For the past week we’ve welcomed participants to our 8th Adaptation Academy, in Oxford. As ever it’s a diverse group, with expertise ranging from downscaled climate modelling to community engagement and participation to national and international climate policy.

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May
08

GCAP & Grupo Laera @ Proadapt Climate Risk and Investment Symposium

In late April, GCAP and Grupo Laera headed to Washington DC to present the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project at Proadapt’s “Climate Risk and Investment Symposium: Framing Private Challenges and Opportunities”. The conference, organized by Proadapt, a program of the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank, in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund, showcased thought leaders and practitioners with topics which included examples of resilience investments in selected sectors, evolving investment instruments, models and metrics, developments in climate resilience data, analytics and entrepreneurship, among other issues.

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