Adaptation Learning Mechanism

The Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM) aims to bridge knowledge gaps on climate adaptation and support tools and resources on adaptation practices on the ground and integration of climate change risks and adaptation into development policy, planning and operations. ALM brings relevant knowledge and stakeholders together to exchange information, experiences, and expertise.

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

Subject focus: 

  • Governance
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: 

Andrea Egan, Knowledge Management and Pacific Liaison

Contact Email: 

Partners include
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • Worldwide

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Civil society
  • Government decision-makers
  • International agencies
  • Practitioners
  • Vulnerable communities
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • Government policy documents
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • Discussion boards
  • Discussions
  • Expert/Institutional Directory
  • Facebook
  • Government policy documents
  • LinkedIn profile
  • News and Events
  • Photo stories
  • Research findings/reports
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • Video


  • Academic
  • Automatically aggregated
  • Government Documents
  • Research institutions
  • User-generated
Access: Medium
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Share: Medium
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users