Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA)

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) has launched a research programme on climate change adaptation that is to be conducted by four consortia. The research will focus on three climate change “hotspots”—sensitive regions inhabited by large numbers of people: semi-arid regions; deltas; and glacier and snowpack-dependent river basins.

The programme aims to build resilience and improve livelihoods by informing policy and practice with cross-regional, interdisciplinary insights.

Each of the four consortia consists of five institutions, representing the range of regional, scientific and socio-economic development expertise needed to address the physical, social, economic and political dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation. The research will consider different timeframes and scales, from local to global, while encouraging policy innovation, open access publication and South-South knowledge-sharing.

The semi-arid portion of the study includes two consortia. Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) seeks to promote climate-resilient development by identifying economic threats and opportunities resulting from climate change. Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) aims to foster longer-term adaptation approaches while supporting risk management through transformative scenario planning.

The Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change Migration as Adaptation (DECCMA) consortium will integrate climate and socio-economic data to examine migration as an adaptation option for the most vulnerable.

The consortium on river basins, Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE), will explore short- and long-term climate trends and adaptation strategies while taking into account local and seasonal impacts and responses.

The program is scheduled to run through 2019, with joint support from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

 

Funding

Source of funding

International - Multilateral

Funding description

US$70 million programme jointly funded by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

References

 

 

Comments

Cross. For Jordanheads

Cross. For Jordanheads Stuart Weitzman Canada around the globe zygor word will stuart weitzman uk create mixed sensations. Hybrid is defined stuart weitzman uk as an progeny resulting Stuart weitzman uk from cross-breeding. In the case of a new Jordan Stuart weitzman outlet stores Hybrid, one Nike jordan model "bred" Stuart Weitzman Shoes with a different Jordan model Stuart Weitzman 5050 Shoes With the achievements of the stuart weitzman sale Jordan 6 Engagement rings and the Jordan Authentic Air Jordans for sale Spiz'ike, it seems like as if Jordan Jordans for sale Brand will probably continue its Wholesale Ray Bans quest to let go more and Oakley Sale more "Hybrid" shoes to get basketball. This will Wholesale Jordans free shipping come as fantastic news for some Jordanheads air jordan shoes for sale For different Jordanheads this is another warning that the end of Michael Kors Canada the world is definitely near. Regardless Stuart Weitzman Online of whether you like as well as dislike these fake rayban online Jordan Mixed-style models the fact is that these shoes sell in large amounts fake MK outlet And as longer as they are Wholesale Fake Ray Bans Sunglasses selling, JB will probably continue to create Wholesale Ray Bans Sunglasses more of these sneakers. The newest Hybrid Wholesale Ray Bans to hit the industry is the Jordan wholesale jordans for sale 6-17-23. Along with the numbers in Cheap Jordans For Sale Free Shipping the shoe's identify say it all.

Share this item

Submitted bysfall

Usefulness

0
4773 visits

Topics

Agriculture
Other

Cross cutting

Capacity Building
Community Managed Initiatives
Governmental and intergovernmental actions
Indigenous knowledge
Policy Advice

Keywords

adaptation; africa; asia; limate change “hot spots” ; semi-arid regions; climat-resilient development; deltas; migration; riber basin

Country

Africa
Asia

Location

Africa; Asia

Geographic Coverage

International