The climate is changing, putting a range of natural and human systems at risk and prompting communities, governments, and organizations to step up their efforts to adapt. The learning curve can be steep, but certainly manageable given the wealth of methods and information to support adaptation planning. The goal is to manage current and future negative outcomes and capitalize on opportunities that may present themselves under a changing climate.

International Programs and Services

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Using the PIEVC Protocol and Related Resources to Improve Risk-Informed Decision- Making Processes in the Kingdom of Lesotho

Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management (GIDRM) is implementing, in conjunction with the Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) project, a climate risk-assessment tool with Lesotho’s water sector as an entry point for risk-informed development (RID). The focus of the assessment is on the Metolong Dam and associated infrastructure system, including the reservoir and further upstream and…

Building Awareness on Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Suriname

Together with Canada’s Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) Expert Deployment Mechanism, CRI is working collaboratively with the Government of Suriname Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment to address climate change priorities of the National Development Plan and National Adaptation Plan (NAP).   The initiative aims to improve data and information collection systems and integrate climate change considerations…