To be an outstanding centre of excellence for integrated climate change adaptation research, promoting knowledge sharing, collaborative policy-oriented research, experience exchange and best practices.
Establish a multidisciplinary and rigorous hub for climate change adaptation research to support cross-cutting decision and policy making.
- Institutional capacities for research developed through the development of management structures and plans, an evaluation framework, an advisory committee, and partnerships and networks.
- Competent research capacities supported through studentship awards, technical and research skill training workshops, and mentoring.
- An enabling and effective policy-research interface supported through analysis of research needs for policy makers, capacity building and networking and communications.
- Conducting rigorous research to support knowledgeable decision / policy making through a small grants project and core research on the economics of adaptation.