In May 2010, the CCRI completed a report for the Arkleton Trust entitled “Adaptation to Climate Change by Local Communities in Rural Europe; a Review of some Recent Experience”.

The joint authors were Dr Carol Kambites, Katarina Kubinakova and Professor Malcolm Moseley. The report comprised in large part an inventory of 84 local projects spread across 20 European countries, with brief descriptions of each written on the basis of various on-line searches and enquiries. Some general observations were made looking across the whole range of projects. In no sense is the inventory comprehensive or even a random sample, but will prove useful for further research and for seeking out models of good practice. Arkleton has commissioned similar surveys relating to parts of Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australasia.

The work commenced in July 2009.

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