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Final Evaluation of WWF Adaptation Project in Madagascar Now Available

Date: Monday, Jun 24, 2013

The Climate Change Adaptation Capacity Project in Madagascar was developed in recognition of the projected impacts of climate change on Madagascar’s unique biodiversity and its people and that there was limited capacity in country and within WWF MWIOPO to address or adapt to these impacts.  Thus the goal of the project was to enable WWF and its conservation partners to develop capacity for climate change analysis and adaptation by end of 2012.

The project had three outputs:

New Report Finds CC Adaptation Program Successful in Sub Sahara Africa, Recommends Upscaling

New Report Finds CC Adaptation Program Successful in Sub Sahara Africa, Recommends Upscaling
Date: Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

The final evalaution Report of the Climate Change Adaptation & Development Programme (CCDare) in Africa has been found it to be successful in creating the enablng environment for adaptation actions to take place and recommended a second phase to ensure replication and up scaling of results.

Untangling the confusion around land carbon science and climate change mitigation policy

Date: Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013

By Brendan Mackey, I. Colin Prentice, Will Steffen, Joanna I. House, David Lindenmayer, Heather Keith, & Sandra Berry

The Importance of Negative Evidence

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013

The evidence movement has often focused on positive evidence: If it does not work: no clue why, just stop funding. If it does work: no certainty why, just increase funding (Rob van den Berg)

Have you taken a minute to think through the importance of negative evidence in shaping better public policy, making better decisions and tackling our problems afresh?

A Framework to Evaluate ‘LoCAL’ Projects in Southeast Asia

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

LoCAL is the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility. It is a United Nations facility for investment in local level climate resilience. The facility channels global adaptation finance to local governments - who are at the frontline of dealing with the effect of climate change - and enables them to invest in building local resilience.

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