Communities of Practice

The Water Adaptation Community (WAC) is a multi-actor platform that supports collaboration, learning and practical action in water climate adaptation and resilience. It works as a broker between solution seekers and solution providers in the water cycle. It supports the understanding of what adaptation means in practice and supports efforts for adaptation mainstreaming. It does this by engaging Communities of Practice, including NGOs, scientists, experts, policy makers and decision-makers in the most pressing questions and adaptation issues, consolidating and supporting knowledge brokering and innovation through stories, blogs, webinars and e-learning. Focus is on governance, finance and behaviour change.

 

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Communities of Practice

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Innovation, learning and behaviour change

Learning is claimed to be key for supporting water adaptation and the related governance. For this social learning to happen, actors need to interact and support a change in understanding that occurs...
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Water and Culture

Water may not hold memory, but the communities managing the water do. Water managers and planners can and should benefit from a rich past of water knowledge in innovating for water related climate...
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Social inclusion

The Community of Practice on Social Inclusion aims towards understanding how to better do project and program design to pay attention to social inclusion.
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Nature based solutions

Building with nature and nature-based solutions become more and more important to achieve the global goals within the planetary boundaries.
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River basin and watershed management

River basin and watershed management is critical to ensure a holistic take on water flows to prevent and mitigate floods, drought and maintain ecosystem integrity.
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Floating Development

Floating Development showcases innovative floating solutions which contribute to increasing climate and urban resilience.
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Featured News & Events

Webinar: Accelerating adaptation through nature-based solutions at scale
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Webinar: Accelerating adaptation through large scale nature-based solutions

07/10/2021 - 10:30 to 12:30

This webinar addressed the need for greater effort to identify a pipeline of large-scale NbS projects that truly accelerate adaptation, and at the same time build the resilience of communities.

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Floating Development
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Webinar: How can floating development help adaptation to climate change?

02/09/2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

How can floating development help adaptation to climate change?

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