Monday, March 21, 2011

Implementing Urban Participatory Climate Change Adaptation Appraisals: A Methodological Guideline

This paper provides reseachers with guidelines for undertaking an urban participatory climate change adaptation appraisal (PCCAA) that highlights the importance of hearing local people’s voices relating to slow, invidious, incremental and often unnoticed severe weather associated with climate change. The framework distinguishes between the analysis of asset vulnerability, and the identification of asset-based operational strategies, and sets out a number of methodological principles and practices for undertaking a PCCAA – including selection of researchers, the fieldwork process and the selection of cities and communities.It can be accessed at:

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