Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, 2015

Author(s): Simon Mason, Andrew Kruczkiewicz, Pietro Ceccato, and Alec Crawford

Topics: Climate Change

Added: 22/05/2015

 

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts. It describes some of the challenges to generating, accessing and understanding climate information in contexts of state fragility. It introduces the types of climate information relevant to national and international peacebuilding practitioners operating in fragile contexts and provides a review of relevant and accessible climate data. The report addresses how climate information can be effectively used in a peacebuilding context, and highlights some of the immediate priorities and sequencing needs for fragile states attempting to rebuild their national capacities to generate climate information.

 

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