Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

IDS climate change knowledge services

886 views

Published on

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

Published in: Technology, News & Politics
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

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>www.ids.ac.uk/info </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist adaptation services and networks </li></ul><ul><li>www.africa-adapt.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.linkingclimateadaptation.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.cba-exchange.org/ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Knowledge creation and research networks… www.ids.ac.uk/go/browse-by-subject/climate-change
  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: http://wikiadapt.org </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thank you <ul><li>www.africa-adapt.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.linkingclimateadaptation.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.cba-exchange.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.ids.ac.uk/go/browse-by-subject/climate-change </li></ul><ul><li>www.ids.ac.uk/info </li></ul>

×