2012

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Op-Ed from GAIN Founding CEO Dr. Juan José Daboub

Umbrella Day

There is nothing more convincing to people than facing risk themselves. 

Blog post from GAIN Director of Science & Technology Dr. Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño, and Davis Cherry, Development & Communications Associate

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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PING team in Botswana

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GAIN Chief Scientist Dr. Ian Noble was featured in the second quarter edition of Children’s Future, a Swedish magazine dedicated to covering global outlook and development. 

See below for the English translation of the article: 

GAIN Readiness Matrix Asian countries

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Dr. Ian Noble, GAIN Chief Scientist, speaks during the first day of the Adaptation Futures Conference

Dr. Kathy Freas, Vice President, Global Water Business Group at CH2M Hill, has grappled with the issues of a changing climate throughout her career. After decades of failure by leaders around the world to address the consequences of a changing planet, she welcomes the actions made by businesses and organizations such as GAIN to strengthen the resilience of local communities.

I am very encouraged by the convergence in the perspectives beginning to take shape around adaptation. Going forward, I think three things are important to keep in mind:

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The Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) honored four organizations leading adaptation efforts on the ground in its inaugural awarding of the GAIN Prize. Engineers Without Borders-USA, Austin Chapter; MEDA; Positive Innovation for the Next Generation (PING); and Ushahidi received the 2012 GAIN Prize. We are honored to introduce you to Ushahidi.

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EWB-AUS Tackles Peruvian Adaptation Challenges

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Innovative examples of adaptation efforts to save lives and improve livelihoods were recognized May 9 at the Annual Reception of GAIN’s 2012 Annual Meeting & Scientific Convening in Washington, D.C. The Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) awarded the first GAIN Prizes for work on adaptation at an event attended by world leaders in the public and private sector.

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