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Date of publication: 2009-05-01
Associated Organization: Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island
Themes: Crosscutting Issues
Regions: Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa
Summary:The Guidebook proposes an approach for assessing vulnerability to climate change and climate variability, developing and implementing adaptation options, and integrating options into programs, development plans, and projects at the national and local levels. This is known as a vulnerability and adaptation or V&A approach. The summary presented here is designed for policymakers and others who are interested in the Guidebook’s key messages and may review the full version later or use the Guidebook as a reference document. The summary is organized by the steps in the V&A approach that is recommended in this Guidebook.
Download document: Adapting to Coastal Climate Change: A Guidebook for Development Planners