Best practices and available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation, and the application of gender-sensitive approaches and tools for understanding and assessing impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Technical paper.

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FCCC/TP/2013/11

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Abstract

This technical paper provides a literature review and analysis of best practices and available tools for: the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation; and the application of gender-sensitive approaches and tools for understanding and assessing impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Drawing on an extensive list of literature and examples from diverse regions and sectors and different decision contexts, this technical paper highlights best practices and available tools for, identifies gaps in, as well as recommends possible actions to enhance, the application of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation and the use of gendersensitive approaches and tools for understanding and assessing impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

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Warsaw Climate Change Conference - November 2013

Document Type

Technical papers

Topics

public access to information
local coping strategies and community-based adaptation

Keywords

adaptation
gender equality
vulnerability
climate impacts
best practices
indigenous peoples
traditional knowledge
gender-sensitive
gender-sensitive programming

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UNFCCC. Secretariat

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