Bangkok BTS (2007-01-135)

Bangkok (Photo courtesy Vyacheslav Argenberg, Creative Commons)


View of flooded housing after Hurricane Katrina, Aug. 29, 2005 (Photo courtesy NOAA, Creative Commons)


GAIN Founding CEO Dr. Juan José Daboub as featured on PovertyCure.org

United Nations Relief Food Arrives in Lebanese Town

United Nations’ relief supplies arrive in Lebanese town (Photo courtesy United Nations Photo, Creative Commons)

Don't Waste Food

(Photo courtesy Sean Ganann, Creative Commons)

Edge of Corn Field - 2012 Drought

2012 U.S. drought (Photo courtesy Theresa L Wysocki, Creative Commons)

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Irrigated field in Indonesia. (Photo courtesy World Bank, Creative Commons)

Please view this instructional video “Explore the GAIN Index" to better navigate the information within and many uses of the GAIN Index.   The Index provides a data-driven approach to help countries and the private sector invest in adaptation to climate change and other global forces.

India - Jamnapur village, Bihar

Farmers in the Indian state of Bihar. (Photo courtesy CGIAR Climate, Creative Commons)

Droughts, floods, fires, delayed rain and other global forces are becoming increasingly devastating as populations grow and economies expand. While governments and multinational corporations can help much of the world adapt, smaller enterprises can often respond to local conditions more quickly, especially in developing countries.

Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) Founding CEO Dr. Juan José Daboub was recently appointed Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Climate Change of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

By: Jamie Carson, Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN)

Anne Hoskins

Typhoons Saola and Damrey

Tropical Storms Saola, Damrey (photo courtesy of NASA, Creative Commons)

Tropical Storm Saola