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Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA)

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www.provia-climatechange.org/

Description

Description: The Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) responds to the urgent call by the scientific community for a more cohesive and coordinated approach, and need to harmonize, mobilize, and communicate the growing knowledge-base on vulnerability, impact and adaptation. The overarching objectives of PROVIA are to advance research on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation related to climate change, and to coordinate and facilitate the dissemination and practical application of this research for the benefit and value of society. PROVIA will be working through a partnership involving WMO, UNESCO and UNEP to identify key knowledge gaps, coordinate resources, and convene the scientific community and necessary expertise to fill such gaps.

PROVIA's reasearch activities relates to all sectors above, and all aspects of human activity, specifically identification of research priorities in all of the above areas.

Action pledges 
 

Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA)

Further information
Regional focus All regions
Sector Other
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Data and observations
Methods and tools
Research
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.