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IDS climate change knowledge services


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Presentation by Alan Stanley (IDS) at the Euforic workshop 'Collaboration, Communication and Climate Change' - Copenhagen 10 June 2009

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IDS climate change knowledge services

  1. 1. IDS climate change knowledge services Alan Stanley [email_address] Date: 10:06:2009
  2. 2. IDS knowledge services facilitate access to climate change information through… <ul><li>Our broad based development knowledge services </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist adaptation services and networks </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Knowledge creation and research networks…
  4. 4. So what’s the problem? <ul><li>Required knowledge is not available to everyone that needs it </li></ul><ul><li>The knowledge that IS available is not adequately used </li></ul><ul><li>As a result decision making is not robust and evidence based </li></ul><ul><li>(Source: Adaptation Knowledge Service Design mini-Workshop IDS 5-6th May 2009) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our approach and niche <ul><li>Expertise: linking development research and policy agendas to climate change </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity : helping to amplify voices that are not being heard, especially those from the South </li></ul><ul><li>Learning: addressing capacity constraints that limit people’s ability to access and make use of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement: getting close to users and debates so we understand needs, target our efforts, increase our influence. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership: working through our strong network of developing country partners. Supporting, not duplicating, the efforts of others </li></ul>
  6. 6. We recognise we are one of many… <ul><li>weADAPT Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) ALM Global Climate Change Adaptation Centre GICC CLACC ACCCA ECBI Partnership for Environment & Disaster Risk Reduction DEWGA SENSA UNEP GRID SEI-UNEP AIACC Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev) Climate Change Special Intitiative UNITAR Climate Change Programme EC Global Climate Change Alliance Vulnerability & Adaptation Resource Group Resources For the Future ProVention Consortium ClimateWorks Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>ADB Climate Change Program Coordination Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thank you <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>