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Community-based adaptation

There are significant links between Nature Based Solutions for Adaptation and an approach called Community-based adaptation, or in short CBA.

In this video Elina Väänänen from the Global Center on Adaptation explains community-based adaptation. This is a participatory approach to adaptation that aims to strengthen the resilience of poor and vulnerable communities to the effects of climate change.

Community-based adaptation is based on the rationale that to be effective, adaptation must address climate impacts in specific local contexts. Directly involving community members can help address local needs, build local ownership and make nature-based strategies more sustainable over time.

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Making Climate Adaptation Happen: Governing Transformation Strategies for Climate Change

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