COP26 in Glasgow – What’s In It for the Most Vulnerable? The Outcomes in View of Climate Adaptation and Loss & Damage

COP26 in Glasgow – What’s In It for the Most Vulnerable? The Outcomes in View of Climate Adaptation and Loss & Damage At PlanAdapt, we pay close attention to the political landscape around adaptation, meaning that it is impossible to escape the whirlwind that is COP26. In the aftermath of COP26, we have been carefully digesting Read More

The Role of Private Finance in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technology Innovation in Africa and Asia

The Role of Private Finance in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technology Innovation in Africa and Asia This investor-focused study analyses the role of private finance in climate-smart agriculture (CSA) technology innovation and deployment in Africa and Asia. It focuses in on the perspectives of investors, identifies technologies and areas that demonstrate commercial viability and investment potential, Read More

Unleashing the Potential of Capacity Development for Climate Action

Unleashing the Potential of Capacity Development for Climate Action – Fixing a Broken Link on the Pathway to Transformational Change For decades, there has been agreement in the climate and development community that capacity development (CD) is a driving force towards social transformation. It is commonly defined as the process by which individuals, organisations and Read More

New Technical Paper on Climate Justice and Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Released

Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)  – A focus on the Global South The Urban EbA Working Group of the Friends of EbA (FEBA), coordinated by PlanAdapt and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), recently published a technical paper ‘Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Read More

Resilient Governance For Urban Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Cities

Resilient Governance Regimes That Support Urban Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Cities: Learning From Local Challenges In Sub-Saharan Africa, urban agriculture is a common practice and a valuable strategy for achieving greater self-sufficiency, improving food security, diversifying livelihoods, and increasing cities’ overall resilience against systemic shocks such as climate change and the current Covid-19 pandemic. In order Read More