Category Archives: Case Studies

ADB Senior Climate Change Adaptation Specialist

Title: Senior Climate Change Adaptation Specialist Client Type International Organisation – Asian Development Bank Our Role Adaptation technical expert The Challenge The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has a long track record of supporting its member development countries (DMCs) to adapt to the potential impacts of climate change. Dr Robert Kay was appointed by the ADB […]

 

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ADB: Tonga Pilot Program for Climate Resilience technical expertise

Title: Tonga Pilot Program for Climate Resilience technical expertise Client Type International Organisation – Asian Development Bank Our Role Adaptation technical expert The Challenge Dr Robert Kay was engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide support for the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) in Tonga. The project involved visits to Tonga to […]

 

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USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific

Title: USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific Client Type International Organisation – USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific Our Role Pacific Climate Change Capacity Building Expert & workshop facilitator The Challenge The USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific initiative is seeking to establish a fully functional and self-sustaining adaptation project preparation facility that will not only support preparation of specific projects, but also build […]

 

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UNDP Team Leader: Tuvalu NAPA II Project Preparation

Title: Team Leader: Tuvalu NAPA II Project Preparation Client Type International Organisation – UNDP Our Role Adaptation technical expert The Challenge Tuvalu is widely recognised as one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to the impacts of climate change, perhaps even the most vulnerable.  Tuvalu’s atolls are extremely exposed to projected sea-level rise, […]

 

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PROVIA Resource Mobilization Strategy

Title: PROVIA Resource Mobilization Strategy Client Type International Organisation – PROVIA/UNEP Our Role Adaptation technical expert The Challenge The Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) is a global initiative which aims to provide direction and coherence at the international level for research on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation (VIA).  The PROVIA […]

 

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UNEP Stocktake Review and Operational Guidance on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA) Tools, Cost Benefits and Effectiveness

Title: Stocktake Review and Operational Guidance on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA) Tools, Cost Benefit and Effectiveness Client Type International Organisation – United National Environment Program (UNEP) Our Role Adaptation technical expert The Challenge AdaptiveFutures staff Dr Robert Kay, Carmen Elrick-Barr and Dr Ailbhe Travers, in their capacities as Adjunct researchers to the Sustainability Research Centre at […]

 

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Scarborough Master Plan Review – Climate change impact assessment component

Title: Scarborough Master Plan Review – Climate change impact assessment component Client Type Local Government Our Role Coastal Zone Expert GIS Mapping Technical expert – climate change vulnerability and risk assessment The Challenge How can potential climate change impacts be factored into coastal urban development projects? The City of Stirling (Western Australia) required expert input […]

 

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World Bank: Kiribati Adaptation Project (Phase II)

Title: Kiribati Adaptation Project (Phase II) Client Type National Government – Kiribati Development Bank/NGO – GEF, AusAID, NZAID Our Role Technical expert – climate change risk assessment and adaptation planning Capacity development Communications and outreach Mentoring The Challenge How can the assessment of climate change risk be undertaken to ensure technical rigour, mentor skills transfer […]

 

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Fortescue Metals Group – Impact of extreme weather events on infrastructure

Title: Impact of extreme weather events in infrastructure Client Type: Private sector – mining Our Role: Technical expert – climate change vulnerability and risk assessment The Challenge Located in the iron rich Pilbara region of Western Australia, the Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) wanted expert assistance to help ensure the potential implications of climate change and […]

 

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