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Short Introduction to weADAPT

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Short Introduction to weADAPT

  1. 1. +weADAPT:Building Capacity on Climate Adaptation
  2. 2. Capacity building Knowledge sharing opportunities Synthesis of lessons learnedCommunication of climate adaptation stories
  3. 3. + Demand identified  Adaptation decision making support  Linking to downscaled climate data  Increasing knowledge sharing capacity  Improving collaboration, building on existing research; avoiding redundancy  Learning about other networks  Linking different knowledge systems
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  5. 5. + Knowledge Base Of articles on Key emerging Areas in Climate Adaptation
  6. 6. New! Integration withclimate data at theUniversity of CapeTown
  7. 7. Coverage of Asian stationdataset now available in CIP
  8. 8. + Stories and Narratives of Adaptation  Experience  Climate Data  Other biophysical data (e.g. WEAP, agro- ecological zones, etc)  Forest change simulation  Data on adaptation projects  = stories and key messages
  9. 9. + Linking to other platforms
  10. 10. + Why weADAPT?  Sustainable, distributed model  Credible information  Quality control through appointed Editors  Relevant to practitioners, researchers, planners and policy makers  Accessible – high and low bandwidth  Practical – linking to networks on the ground e.g. AfricaAdapt, Sumernet  Provides decision-making support  Downscaled climate data and guidance – coming soon!
  11. 11. For more information  Contact Sukaina Bharwani at the Oxford Office of the Stockholm Environment Institute, UK  sukaina.bharwani@sei-international.org  For general questions on weADAPT contact info@weadapt.org

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