This synthesis examines the solutions in the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal that have direct or indirect benefits on restoration and sustainable management of ecosystems. It also looks at common factors that have brought about success in these projects, such as inclusive decision-making, collaboration across different sectors, and providing tools, data, and infrastructure to local communities.
How can locally led adaptation respond to highly localized risks in contexts marked by deficits in formal governance machinery? Learn more in this factsheet, which is part of a series that presents information from the Global Center on Adaptation’s flagship reports State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022.
Discover how community members in Jujuy Province, Argentina are working to improve the management of the precious water that enables them to graze llamas and other livestock in local wetlands and grasslands, and to grow crops to feed their families or sell on local markets, in this solution story.
Discover how survey tools can be applied in different geographical and cultural contexts to explore health and wellbeing. This page will introduce a range of external surveys and demonstrate their use in urban environments through SEI case studies.
Learn about EWI: a pragmatic survey-based tool made to measure, monitor and carry out diagnostics of water, sanitation, and hygiene-related interventions, allowing for inclusive and equitable outcomes.
Learn about this 3-step approach used to engage local communities in monitoring air pollution levels, providing new insights into human health and how to mitigate and avoid pollutants using a citizen science approach.
The first talk in the MRD Talk series, highlighting the crucial role of dialogue between scientists, development practitioners, private-sector representatives, and policymakers in fostering innovative solutions for sustainable and resilient mountain futures.
Discover how this citizen science resource can be used to support communities in carrying out their own urban environmental surveys on a range of topics, including air quality, biodiversity, and water quality.
Learn more about the principles for locally led adaptation. Developed by the Global Commission on Adaptation, the principles aim to guide the adaptation community as it moves programs, funding, and practices towards adaptation that is increasingly owned by local partners.