Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

Video-Mediated Approaches for Community-Level Climate Adaptation

10/10/2008 - by Pablo Suarez, Fiona Ching, Gina Ziervogel, Isabelle Lemaire, Diane Turnquest, Janot Mendler de Suarez and Ben Wisner

It is generally recognised that the poorest sectors of the global population tend to be most sensitive to climate variability and change (UNDP 2003). Numerous pro-poor adaptation initiatives are under way at multiple levels, yet the prevailing discourse and practice linking vulnerability and adaptation is commonly plagued with generalisations, offering limited examination of the dynamic and differentiated nature of poverty (Tanner and Mitchell, IDS Bulletin, ‘Entrenchment or Enhancement’). Read more.