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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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  1. 1Unless otherwise cited, the sources for information about the 21 LLA examples are the organizations directly involved in funding, implementing with, or supporting local organizations whose work has been featured. This information was communicated primarily through live or recorded presentations at the dialogues.
  2. 2The authors decided to prioritize Principle 1, as devolved decision-making power is essential to LLA, and Principle 2, to promote learnings on social equity from the case examples and ensure that the example met at least one of these two principles—along with others—before being included.
  3. 3This research focused on understanding approaches to delivering locally led processes. It did not focus on the outcomes or impacts of these processes, as this information was not consistently available across the cases and was outside the scope of the research.
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