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05 Feb 2019 description

by Kathleen Mogelgaard, Ayesha Dinshaw, Namrata Ginoya, Marinangeles Gutiérrez, Parvathi Preethan and Jacob Waslander

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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  • Mainstreaming adaptation into development efforts has the potential to improve the resilience of development outcomes, contribute to the more efficient use of resources, and avoid investments that unintentionally lead to maladaptation.

05 Feb 2019 description

by Rebecca Carter, Tyler Ferdinand and Christina Chan

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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  • Transformative adaptation for agriculture is defined in this working paper as intentional responses to climate impacts that significantly shift the locations of agricultural production systems, introduce substantially new production methods or technologies at scale, or otherwise fundamentally alter key aspects of agricultural systems.

12 Apr 2018 description

Integrating climate change adaptation into long-term planning is key to securing social and economic development, as the impacts of climate change are already affecting development outcomes.

13 Mar 2018 description

This guide was developed for technical advisors to government officials, business people, investors, and others who need to draw on ecosystem assessments to inform decision-making. It assesses several types of ecosystem service modeling tool, discusses issues involved in modeling ecosystem services, and provides guidance on how to choose the right model to address a specific policy question.

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