Adaptation in Retrospect: Perspectives from Successful Community-Based Adaptation Interventions

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So what do community based adaptation look like? And how do we think about them? This issue offers exactly this from global to local and East to West directions.

The 110th issue of is titled ‘Adaptation in Retrospect: Perspectives from Successful Community-Based Adaptation Interventions’. This issue focuses on the theme of community-based adaptation. It entails an overview of the successful community based adaptation interventions from the developing world. A must read for all interested in understanding the direction in which the global effort for adaptation to climate change is headed at the community level. The content includes:

i.       New CDKN Guide

ii.      Women, Rural Livelihoods, Risks in India: Landesa Promotes Community Based Adaptation

iii.     What Makes CDKN Unique

iv.     Reducing Disaster Risks: Creating Community Risk Mitigation Champions

v.      ActionAid Kenya: Ways in Engaging Communities in Humanitarian Crisis

vi.     Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters in Odisha

vii.    CARE International’s Framework for Community-Based Adaptation

viii.    Risk Transfer as a Community Based Adaptation Mechanism

ix.     Community-Based Adaptation Dimensions of 'Safer Schools Campaign'

x.      Survey about


The contributions from Mihir R. Bhatt with AIDMI Team; Basundhara Tripathy; Elizabeth Righa Wakilo; Shantanu Gaikwad; Simon Maxwell; and Surekha Ghogale