The following are self-paced e-learning videos about emerging adaptation issues such as Nature-based Solutions, Compound & Cascading Disaster Risks, and instructions on climate projection tools.

Nature-Based Solutions for local communities

In these videos, you will learn about the four-step process for utilizing NbS during your project development.

Lesson 3 Practical Examples of NbS at the local scale

3.1 – Learn with case studies[NbS for the local communities]

3.2 – Case study—Bangladesh’s mangroves[NbS for the local communities]

3.3 – Case study—Bhutan community tourism[NbS for the local communities]

3.4 – Case study—Vietnam water-based urban design[NbS for the local communities]

3.5 – Case study - Integrated coastal zone management in Indonesia [NbS for the local communities]

3.6 – Case study - Traditional flood control in Japan: "Kasumitei" [NbS for the local communities]

Conclusion and course wrap-up[NbS for the local communities]

Understanding NbS

This e-learning course on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) is designed to integrate NbS into local policies and financing schemes.

Welcome and introduction to the course

1.1 – What are nature-based solutions (NbS)? [NbS for the local communities]

1.2 – The four types of Nature-based Solutions[NbS for the local communities]

Accessing the GCF for adaptation

This lesson reflects on some of the insights to help proponents understand and navigate the process of collaborating with an AE.

Module 1: Accreditation and Internal Arrangements04 2022 GCF M1 Final

Module 2: Adaptation Technologies and GCF Finance04 2022 GCF M2 Final

Module 3: Project Formulation

Use of the S8 downscaler (S8DS), a climate downscaling tool to aid climate adaptation planning

This course introduces critical climate change data and how it is used in many sectors to make decisions.

Lesson 1: Climate scenarios and downscaling

Lesson 2: Understanding and operation of S8 Downscaler

Lesson 3: Using S8 downscaler in the National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process

Utilize a climate projection tool "CLIMOCAST" for the NAP process

This e-learning course aims to teach how the climate projection tool “ClimoCast” can be used in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

Lesson 1: Climate Change Adaptation and Future Climate Projection

Lesson 2-1: Generating data from ClimoCast - Introduction

Lesson 2-2: Generating data from ClimoCast - Map mode

Lesson 2-3: Generating data from ClimoCast - Chart mode

Lesson 2-4: Generating data from ClimoCast - Conclusion

Lesson 3: Using “ClimoCast” in the NAP process

Utilize a climate projection tool "CLIMOCAST" for the NAP process (Japanese)

This video presents how to use "ClimoCast" in Japanese

Introduction to "ClimoCast" in Japanese

Building resilience to compound and cascading disaster risks

This e-learning course targets local/national government officers and will help them develop the capacity to implement specific measures to build resilience against such disasters.

Building resilience to compound and cascading disaster risks

Lesson 1:Compound and cascading disaster risks. What are they?

Lesson 2:Six steps of disaster risk assessment

Lesson 3:Designing resilience enhancing measures

Lesson 4:Adaptive implementation framework

Conclusion:Summary of the course

Climate adaptation and resilience building through sustainable waste and resource manegemant

This short course introduces key considerations and approaches for climate change adaptation and urban resilience planning from the perspectives of sustainable waste and resource management.

Lesson 1: Crosscutting links between sustainable waste and resource management and climate resilience.

Lesson 2:Engaging key sectors to mainstream sustainable waste and resource management in city resilience.

Lesson 3: Case studies and scenarios from cities in the developing world

Increasing coherence in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

This short course outlines some of the key concepts, opportunities, and challenges for enhancing and integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

Lesson 1:Integrating adaptation with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework

Lesson 2:Integrating Climate Change Adaptation, SDGs and Disaster Risk Reduction

Lesson 3:Challenges and opportunities for policy integration, including national adaptation planning

Interviews (Japan's Case Studies)

The following are videos provided by AP-PLAT on climate change adaptation in Japan. It is available with English subtitles.

Prof. Mimura of Ibaraki University explains the background and prospects for future adaptation promotion plans in Japan, while Prof. Yokoki and Assoc. Prof. Tamura of Ibaraki University talk about adaptation promotion in agriculture and disaster prevention.