- Address key data and knowledge gaps that have been a barrier to assessing vulnerability and community dialogue on climate change adaptation.
- Develop and evaluate practical local adaptation and climate compatible development portfolios that address community needs and avoid maladaptation.
- Facilitate the mainstreaming and scaling‐up of adaptation and climate compatible development into larger planning initiatives related to sustainable development.
- Establish scientific and professional networks, build capacity and empower communities.
- Examine and assess micro‐insurance as a viable adaptation and climate compatible development strategy.