09 July 2022
Submission to Nairobi Work Programme Adaptation Committee paper
The Higher Ground Foundation submitted comments for the forthcoming Nairobi Work Programme Adaptation Committee (AC) paper, "Technical paper on adaptation monitoring and evaluation (M&E) at the national and subnational level." In the submission, we discuss how VRCs and the Adaptation Metrics Mapping Evaluation (AMME) Framework it developed could both be used to support improved M&E.
Read the submission here.
17 January 2022
Higher Ground Foundation joins Adaptation Research Alliance
The Higher Ground Foundation is pleased to join the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) as a member. This global collaborative effort seeks to catalyse increased investment and capacity for action-orientated research that support effective adaptation to climate change – primarily in developing countries – at the scale and urgency demanded by the science.
For more information visit: https://southsouthnorth.org/portfolio_page/adaptation-research-alliance/
28 October 2021
Feasibility Study Underway: Cote d’Ivoire Climate Vulnerability Reduction Credit feasibility and pilot design
The Higher Ground Foundation is partnering with the Ivory Coast Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development under UNDP and GCF funding to lay the groundwork for vital adaptation management infrastructure in Ivory Coast and beyond.
This groundbreaking effort addresses three parallel goals: 1) the design of a VRC pilot project; 2) the development and bootstrapping of a VRC-based adaptation fund; and 3) the commissioning of a National Adaptation Management System for Ivory Coast.