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NSF Graduate Research Fellow
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Adaptation Monitoring and Assessment Tool (AMAT)

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The Adaptation Monitoring and Assessment Tool (AMAT) measures progress toward achieving the outputs and outcomes established at the portfolio level under the LDCF/SCCF results framework. The tracking tool for adaptation projects or programs financed by the LDCF/SCCF will be conducted three times during the life of the project.

The Programming Strategy on Adaptation presents an opportunity to review and, where needed, improve on the policies, procedures, tools and practices that have been applied to results-based management of climate change adaptation over the past years.

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Doctor in Agricultural Economics
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NOAA Coastal Management Fellow 2015-2017

Populations at Risk

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Headwaters Economics
PO Box 7059
59771 Bozeman , MT
United States
45° 40' 48" N, 111° 2' 24" W
Montana US
Tool Overview: 

Events such as climate change, extreme weather, floods, wildfires, and significant economic changes affect some populations more than others. Populations at Risk is a free tool to easily create reports about populations more likely to experience adverse social, health, or economic outcomes in selected areas of the United States. Variables used include indicators such as race, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and education, among others. Produced in Excel or PDF format, reports may be created at the community, county, or state scale and may compare several geographies.

Abstract

ADVANCE is a partnership between World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) at The Earth Institute. Launched in 2015, ADVANCE facilitates planning and decision-making by providing new ways of generating and integrating climate risk information into conservation, development, and disaster management policy and practice.

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To understand what works and what does not in building climate and disaster resilience, the BRACED Knowledge Manager is developing and testing a variety of resilience measurement and monitoring approaches. The BRACED Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework is designed to enable data collection and evidence generation to track, measure and understand the processes of change that lead to climate and disaster resilience.

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BRACED projects cover a wide range of issues, from securing, servicing and promoting trans-border livestock mobility across the Sahel, to sharing skills and technology to improve the uptake of climate information in Ethiopia, to supporting smallholder farmers in Nepal to take advantage of economic opportunities and investments in climate-smart technologies. Furthermore, each BRACED project uses different intervention strategies and are being implemented in different climatic and operating contexts.

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This report highlights lessons from the 2015–16 drought in Ethiopia, including how and why different communities were impacted, effective approaches to resilience building and challenges faced.

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In this BRACED Knowledge Manager working paper we present a synthesis of findings from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda on the role of social protection programmes in contributing to people’s capacity to absorb, anticipate and adapt to climate-related shocks and stresses.

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