AdaptAbility° Climate Adaptation Network

AdaptAbility° ( is the international community of practice for sustainability, risk and disaster professionals working on or specifically interested in adaptation to climate change impacts as a complementary strategy to global warming mitigation efforts. AdaptAbility members fully accept the reality and urgency of climate change. Members are government, business, research, nonprofit and development leaders & experts from MENA, BRICS, Europe, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Sub-themes addressed include, but are not limited to, land use planning, infrastructure redesign, and disaster prevention. This group takes a pragmatic approach and is not intended to defend any particular political, ideological, disciplinary or sector-specific world view concerning climate change or adaptation.

Subject area
Level of focus on subject areas: L - Low, M - Medium, H - High
Language and access

Google Translator: 



  • English
Level of experitse needed to make best use of the platform
Ideal minimum bandwidth required to make best use of the platform
Geographic coverage
Regions and countries covered by the initiative

Global focus: 

Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Name: 

Fabio Vancini
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • Regional

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Government decision-makers
  • International agencies
  • Practitioners
  • Private sector
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Expert commentary/opinion
  • Experts/ personal profiles
  • News and events
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Discussions
  • LinkedIn profile


  • Editorial content
  • Research institutions
  • User-generated
Access: Low
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Share: High
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users