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Experts registered under the Nairobi work programme

Expert Thommas Tanner
Organization Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Position / title Researcher Fellow
Operational function Academic/researcher
Email Please contact the secretariat ( for details

Urban Governance for Adaptation: Assessing Climate Change Resilience in Ten Asian Cities

Further information
Operational scale Community-based
Region Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Caribbean and Central America
Least Developed Countries
NWP work areas Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Methods and tools
Socio-economic information
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Hazard Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping

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