Reflections on child-centered climate change adaptation in Southeast Asia
Children are often more vulnerable to impacts of climate change than adults. How can we generate recommendations for scaling (child-centred) climate change adaptation/resilience programming? ESSA’s senior climate change specialist Jimena Eyzaguirre worked with Plan International to evaluate a pilot project (4CA) in Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam) on child-centred climate change adaptation. The pilot project supported district-level and national roll-out of climate change and disaster risk reduction curriculum for schools to great effect. Plan’s goal was to support safe and resilient communities in which children and youth contribute to managing and reducing the risks associated with changes in the climate.
For more information on her blog post, which summarizes reflections on her involvement to the project, please see this link: