Assessing adaptation options for climate change: A guide for coastal communities in the Coral Triangle of the Pacific 1. Assessment process
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WorldFish. 2013. Assessing adaptation options for climate change: A guide for coastal communities in the Coral Triangle of the Pacific 1. Assessment process.
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Assessing options for adapting to climate change is an important part of building resilient fishing and farming communities. This brochure is part of a series that collectively detail how a community-based assessment of climate change was used in partnership with coastal communities and provincial and national-level stakeholders in Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands. The assessment contains four distinct, but related, steps (Fig 1) focused on supporting community-level decision-making for adaptation through a series of participatory action research activities. Each brochure in this series details a specific activity in the four-step assessment. This series of eight brochures is primarily aimed for use where resources are limited or where it is more appropriate to use a rapid, qualitative and non-data intensive method of assessment. Community leaders, local NGOs and regional and national-level government representatives in developing countries may find this series useful. In this brochure we provide an introduction to and details of how we conducted a community-based adaptation assessment of climate change in partnership with community members, local NGOs and goverment representatives in Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands. This series of brochures is intended for use more broadly across the Coral Triangle and Pacific region.