Deciding for the future: Using cost benefit analysis to support climate risk management in the Pacific


This report provides a summary of the common experiences and lessons learnt from a cost benefit analysis that was done to test adaptation options in priority development sectors in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. Technical information, detailed analysis and data sources can be found in the full Technical Report produced by AECOM, "Understanding the costs and benefits of climate adaptation in the Pacific - case studies".

This publication was developed by the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) programme.

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Case Study, Report
https://www.pacificclimatechange.net/document/deciding-future-using-cost-benefit-analysis-support-climate-risk-management-pacific
140201 - Agricultural Economics , 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 091507 - Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
https://www.terranova.org.au/repository/paccsap-collection/understanding-the-costs-and-benefits-of-climate-adaptation-in-the-pacific-case-studies/; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © AECOM, 2015.
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Prepared by: AECOM Australia Pty Ltd. Acknowledgements - Vanuatu: National Advisory Board Secretariat, Vanuatu Public Works Department, Climate Resilient Road Standards (CRRS) Program, and the Vanuatu Technical Working Group. Acknowledgements - Solomon Islands: Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster management and Meteorology, Solomon Islands. Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)-USAID, Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock, Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands, SPC-Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme (CHICCHAP)
AECOM (2014), Deciding for the Future – Using Cost Benefit Analysis to support climate risk management in the Pacific. A consulting report prepared for the Australian Department of the Environment. AECOM, Canberra.
AECOM Australia Pty Ltd www.aecom.com internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
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