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Methods and Approaches for Assessing Adaptation, Adaptation Co-benefits and Resilience

Assessing adaptation and resilience is an important step in the process of adapting to climate change, by enabling Parties to increase their understanding of climate risks, improve the effectiveness of adaptation measures and increase accountability. Yet, existing methods and approaches for assessing adaptation, adaptation co-benefits and resilience are inadequate, and are difficult to compare and scale up. To address these challenges, this note provides recommendations to the UNFCCC SBSTA and SBI for their consideration