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Locally Led Adaptation

From Principles to Practice

Tamara Coger Ayesha Dinshaw Stefanie Tye Bradley Kratzer May Thazin Aung Eileen Cunningham Candice Ramkissoon Suranjana Gupta Md. Bodrud-Doza Ariana Karamallis Samson Mbewe Ainka Granderson Glenn Dolcemascolo Anwesha Tewary Afsara Mirza Anna Carthy
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About the Authors

Tamara Coger is a senior associate in WRI’s Climate Resilience Practice


Ayesha Dinshaw is a manager in WRI’s Climate Resilience Practice


Stefanie Tye is a research associate in WRI’s Climate Resilience Practice

Bradley Kratzer is a research analyst in WRI’s Climate Resilience Practice


Eileen Cunningham is an advocacy officer and researcher at Centro para la Autonomía y Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas (Center for the Autonomy and Development of Indigenous Peoples).

Ainka Granderson is a senior technical officer and resilience lead at the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI).

Candice Ramkissoon is a technical officer at CANARI.

Glenn Dolcemascolo is director of programs at Huairou Commission.

Suranjana Gupta is an advisor on community resilience at Huairou Commission.

Anwesha Tewary is a learning and knowledge management specialist at Huairou Commission.


Md. Bodrud-Doza is an operations and business development manager at the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).


Afsara Mirza is a research officer at ICCCAD.


May Thazin Aung is a Climate Finance Researcher in the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

Anna Carthy is a researcher in the Climate Change Group at IIED.


Ariana Karamallis is program coordinator for advocacy, resilience, and federation building at Slum Dwellers International. 

Samson Mbewe is a technical program manager and researcher at SouthSouthNorth.

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