Ecosystem-Based Adaptation: Question-Based Guidance for Assessing Effectiveness

Ecosystem-Based Adaptation: Question-Based Guidance for Assessing Effectiveness

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)

Language: English

Year: 2017

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

Location(s): Global