Climate change and community-based adaptation
Mountain Farming Is Family FarmingPDF
Mountain farming takes many forms – forms as diverse as the world’s mountain landscapes – yet largely remains family farming. These mountain farming activities have traditionally fed and supported individual households although, today, they have begun to expand increasingly toward global markets....
Mountain farming systems – seeds for the futurePDF
This publication presents a collection of case studies by Mountain Partnership (MP) members from around the world, highlighting experiences of agroecological mountain farming systems. It aims to increase attention toward agroecological principles and approaches and showcase their potential. The...
Report of vulnerability and capacity assessments in coastal and fishing communities in GrenadaPDF
This report presents the main findings and recommendations from a vulnerability and capacity assessment (VCA) of coastal and fishing communities in Grenada. The overall goal of the assessment was to improve understanding of local climate change impacts and vulnerabilities for effective adaptation...
Report of the vulnerability and capacity assessments in coastal and fishing communities in Saint Kitts and NevisPDF
This report presents the main findings and recommendations from a vulnerability and capacity assessment (VCA) of coastal and fishing communities in Saint Kitts and Nevis. The overall goal of the assessment was to improve understanding of local climate change impacts and vulnerabilities for...
Gender and Climate Change and Community-Based AdaptationWebsite
The Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world. The Guidebook will be useful for any community-based practitioners who wish...
Climate risk adaptation by smallholder farmers: The roles of trees and agroforestryWebsite
Drawing on global examples with a focus on African case studies, this paper demonstrates the versatile roles of trees and agroforestry in reducing smallholders' exposure to climate-related risks. It identifies challenges in the promotion and adoption of agroforestry at the farm and landscape...
The adaptation advantage: The economic benefits of preparing small-scale farmers for climate changePDF
This report analyses adaptation benefits at the community or household scale, through several case studies. These case studies represent diverse situations in which environmental or climate-related problems pose a challenge. The methodologies look at values such as: avoided damages from...
Indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and climate change in Latin America – Ten scalable experiences of intercultural collaborationPDF
This publication presents ten scalable intercultural collaboration experiences that demonstrate the importance, efficiency and effectiveness of working hand in hand with men, women and youth of indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean in the search for practical...
Small farms, big impacts: Mainstreaming climate change for resilience and food securityPDF
This short booklet gives an overview of IFAD's work in mainstreaming climate change, including the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP), the largest global adaptation programme for smallholder farmers, launched in 2012.
Compendium of community and indigenous strategies for climate change adaptationPDF
Climate change is a major challenge for life on Earth. It is mainly manifested through modifications of average temperature, rainfall intensity and patterns, winds and solar radiation. These modifications significantly affect basic resources, such as land and water resources. Populations at...
Community-Based Climate Climate Solutions for Sustainable DevelopmentWebsite
This publication provides an overview of initiatives under SGP’s climate change portfolio which fall under the following thematic areas: 1. Renewable energy access for improved livelihoods 2. Forest conservation for carbon storage and livelihoods 3. Civil society mobilization in support of NDCs...
Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) tool boxWebsite
The Participatory Rural/Relaxed Appraisal (PRA) is a participative and community-based research methodology which puts emphasis on empowering local people to assume an active role in analysing their own living conditions, problems and potentials in order to seek for a change of their situation....
Toolkit for the application of Green Negotiated Territorial Development (GreeNTD)PDF
The GreeNTD is based on a socio-ecological territorial development methodology that supports a wide stakeholder’s engagement in seeking progressive territorial consensus through a holistic, bottom-up and negotiated vision. The final objective is to get an agreed, socially legitimate and...
Methodologies and guidelines
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||March 2023|