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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)



IISD is in the business of promoting change towards sustainable development. As a policy research institute dedicated to effective communication of our findings, IISD engages decision-makers in government, business, NGOs and other sectors in the development and implementation of policies that are simultaneously beneficial to the global economy, the global environment and to social well-being.

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IISD's ongoing activities on adaptation and freshwater

Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Terrestrial ecosystems
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Socio-economic information
Climate hazards Other
Operational scale Community-based

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.