Climate adaptation planning provides an opportunity to enhance the adaptive capacity of stakeholders across multiple levels. However, reviews of standard top-down and bottom-up approaches indicate that the value of multistakeholder involvement is not fully recognized or incorporated into guidelines. Focusing on provinces in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea within the Coral Triangle region, we present a novel integrated top-down and bottom-up planning approach.

Document Date: 26 August 2015
Author: J. R. A. Butlera*, R. M. Wiseb, T. D. Skewesc, E. L. Bohenskyd, N. Petersone, W. Suadnyaf, Y. Yanuartatif, T. Handayanif, P. Habibif, K. Puspadig, N. Bouh, D. Vagheloi & W. Rochesterc
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This study analyzes stakeholder perceptions of how the Coral Triangle has benefited from the US CTI Support Program and what tangible outcomes at the regional scale have been cascaded to the local scale. The study also provides important guidelines for future projects in terms of implementation strategy and thematic needs.

Document Date: 23 January 2014
Author: Patrick Christie, Richard Pollnac, Todd Stevenson, Diana Pietri

A selection of Success Stories from Solomon Islands: It takes a village; Taking care of her reefs; CTI regional exchange in Honiara; A driving force; A law, a plan, a team; and Happy fish.

Document Date: 01 August 2013
Author: Tory Read
Document Date: 01 January 2012
Author: Kirsten Abernethy, Zelda Hilly, Lysa Wini Simeon, Ronnie Posala, Steven Sibiti, Salome Topo, Troy Apusae and Francis Tekatoha