This booklet sets out guidance for assessing the effectiveness of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation. It describes a process, based around asking a detailed set of questions, that can be used by project managers and researchers to shape project design, assess the progress of an ongoing project or draw conclusions about the effectiveness of a project that has ended.
Author: Hannah Reid, Nathalie Seddon, Edmund Barrow, Charlotte Hicks, Xiaoting Hou-Jones, Val Kapos, Ali Raza Rizvi, Dilys Roe and Sylvia Wicander
Publisher: International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED)
Keyword(s): climate change, climate change adaptation, ecosystem-based adaptation, flood plain management, monitoring and evaluation, nature-based solutions (NbS), project design
Ecosystem(s): Wetlands and Peatlands, Forests, Agricultural Land