Toolkit for Youth on Adaptation & Leadership

Sectors and Themes
Expertise Level
Resource Type
Guidance and Frameworks
Analysis Tools
Developer or Source
Global Center on Adaptation
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)

The Toolkit for Youth on Adaptation & Leadership is for young people who want to play their part in promoting climate change adaptation solutions that help safeguard people and the planet. It is designed to help young people develop leadership skills to drive positive change in the face of the climate crisis.

This toolkit covers essential materials and offers practical guidance for how young people can take part in adaptation policy processes, lead advocacy campaigns, and approach adaptation with an entrepreneurial mindset. It provides tools for designing and implementing climate change adaptation actions so that young people can be part of the solution to the climate crisis.

The toolkit includes eight modules:
1. Understand: Climate Change
2. Understand: The basics of vulnerability and climate change adaptation
3. Understand: Vulnerable groups and climate adaptation planning
4. Learn: Youth-led climate adaptation solutions: African case studies
5. Develop: Soft skills for youth leadership in adaptation
6. Engage: Climate adaptation policies: local, national, and international
7. Design: Adaptation advocacy strategy
8. Design: Adaptation action