Impulsouth implements cross-country research about climate knowledge and capacity needs in Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Madagascar, Niger, Uganda and Zambia. For this purpose, it supports national institutions and master students with research grants.
By encouraging the use of similar research methodologies, Impulsouth is enabling countries to share best practices and learn from each other’s success and challenges.
Therefore, Impulsouth has developed and published this Methodology guidelines currently being used by several developing countries (Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Madagascar, Niger, Uganda and Zambia) to address the needs and gaps on capacity building.
The research reports included a set of recommendations, needs and gaps that need to be urgently addressed to advance in adaptation planning, and especially regarding the assessment of climate impacts, vulnerabilities and risks with an emphasis on gender.