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2023 Stories of Resilience: Lessons from Local Adaptation Practice

In this year's Stories of Resilience, we bring you a crucial message from communities implementing adaptation on the ground: global and national systems are not changing fast enough in response to urgent local adaptation needs.

1 December 2023

Locally Led Planning: A Guide for Building Climate Resilience in Urban Informal Settlements

This Guide provides resources for locally led, inclusive, multisectoral upgrading for climate resilience in urban informal settlements.

15 March 2023

Brock Hicks

Stories of Resilience: Lessons from Local Adaptation Practice

The stories in this compilation, based on the sessions of the 2022 Gobeshona Conference on Locally Led Adaptation, are an important basis for us to understand the difference between local action and locally led action, and to identify effective ways of supporting local leadership.

14 November 2022

Anju Sharma, Kiara Worth, Tasha Goldberg

Principles for Locally Led Adaptation Action

The Global Commission on Adaptation developed a set of principles, based on over a year of consultations, to strengthen locally led adaptation. As of July 2021, over 70 organizations have endorsed these principles, committing to make changes and strengthening existing efforts to meet this urgent adaptation agenda.

24 January 2021

A Green and Resilient Recovery for Latin America

Latin America must focus its efforts on a people-centred recovery that focuses on well-being, improves inclusiveness and reduces inequality.

14 January 2021

Scaling Local and Community-Based Adaptation

Climate change continues to pose serious threats to inclusive and sustainable development across all scales.

24 June 2020

David Mfitumukiza, Arghya Sinha Roy, et. al.

Unlocking the Potential for Transformative Climate Adaptation in Cities

Cities are increasingly integrating climate adaptation priorities into development policies and plans.

23 October 2019

Eric Chu, Anna Brown, et. al.

Climate Change Adaptation by Individuals and Households

As global temperatures increase, so do the frequency and severity of various natural hazards.

24 September 2019

A.M. van Valkengoed and L. Steg