This document is a summary of the Final Report for the Assessments of Impacts of and Adaptation to Climate Change (AIACC) project. The full report is available here.
The project Assessments of Impacts of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Multiple Regions and Sectors (AIACC) was implemented over the period 2001-2007. The project had three objectives: Enhance scientific capacity in developing countries to assess climate change impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation; Advance scientific understanding of these issues; and Improve links between climate change science and policy communities to enable adaptation planning and action.
Twenty-four assessments were executed in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Small Island States. Multi- institutional teams of more than 300 scientists, stakeholders and students from 50 developing countries conducted the assessments.