Proadapt Program

Common threats - uncommon opportunities

PROADAPT Climate Finance Symposium

Launching of the Proadapt project with Mar Viva in Santiago de Veraguas in the Gulf of Montijo in Panama

The Proadapt projects is working with Mar Viva to improve resilience and to manage iImpacts of climate change in Panama. Artisanal fishermen and micro tourism entrepreneurs in coastal communities in the Gulf of Montijo face consequences of climate change and its negative impact on their productive activities, and experience a growing need to implement adaptation measures that reduce the vulnerability of both sectors.

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Smart meters and water footprints: How to increase climate resilience in Mexico and Belize

Increasing climate variability and related extreme weather events are significantly adding to the vulnerabilities of households and businesses due to deteriorating water sustainability, especially in climate sensitive areas with either lowlands adjacent to the ocean or in urban areas with large populations. Businesses will have to improve their resilience to climate change to protect their value chains. Actions to address these vulnerabilities should begin by focusing more on resilience and adaptation than on mitigation. Water management, affected by climate change, could be both a risk and an opportunity to livelihoods and businesses.
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Proadapt projects

PROADAPT is currently financing 8 projects in 9 countries:

Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay. An additional 4 projects are in the pipeline for Bahamas, Belize, Mexico and St.Lucia. To date, Proadapt has committed US$12million in technical assistance and leveraged a total of US$21 million in the region.


A key component of the Proadapt program is to share and transfer knowledge and innovation generated through its projects and country and sector studies, so that experience, data, and lessons learned can be applied throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and even outside of the region.

Reports and Studies

Innovations Live (pdf documents from IDB)


Check out the latest version of Climatescope 2015, or the ND-GAIN matrix.


Have a look at our benchmarking tool for climate resilience in the private sector.


Don't forget to look into our first Proadapt Conference, which will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 25-27 May 2016. For more info, see Events below.


Follow our blogs related to climate change, private sector adaptation and resilience, and innovative solutions to climate challenges.


See the videos from the Conference in Cartagena de Indias, 25-27 May.