As part of the UK COP26 Presidency Adaptation & Resilience campaign, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is working with partners to co-develop an international Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) for launch at COP26.
Mission of the Adaptation Research Alliance
The Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) is a coalition across the adaptation research and action communities, bringing together researchers and both traditional ‘research funders’ and ‘action funders’.
It will seek to catalyze increased investment in action-oriented adaptation research driven by end-user needs that will help create practical and effective adaptation and resilience solutions.
It will seek to promote research modalities and activities that are: collaborative and Southern-led, strengthen local universities and research institutions, lead to capacity-building and facilitate linkages between research and implementation at multiple levels.
Background and problem statement
Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals in a changing climate requires transformational adaptation that is driven by local needs. This must be enabled and supported by actionable knowledge – both of the risks of climate change, and of tangible solutions.
The ARA is motivated by the current problem of;
The Adaptation Research Alliance seeks to redress this situation as a matter of priority, with a particular focus on developing countries.
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For any questions or comments or if you would like to join ARA, please contact: email@example.com.