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(CLIMACT Prio) tool Capacity building and Decision Support tool: CLIMate ACTions Prioritization

The Climate Actions Prioritization (CLIMACT Prio) tool is a climate awareness, decision support and capacity building tool for the prioritization and assessment of climate mitigation and/or adaptation actions at a local level.

CLIMACT Prio applies a multi-criteria approach to assist decision-makers and urban planners to identify a wide range of decision criteria and set objectives to assess and prioritize climate actions. This method does not necessarily identify an “optimal” solution, but rather requires the user to draw conclusions by looking at different components of the whole picture of the assessment process. CLIMACT Prio provides an interactive format to help users to structure and define the decisions under consideration. The Excel-based system requires the user to enter information through a guided menu of instructions and uses a menu-structured graphic representation of results for the evaluation of climate actions. To run CLIMACT Prio, the user needs Microsoft Windows Office (2003 or higher) and Microsoft Excel (2003 or higher).

For detailed information on the CLIMACT Prio tool, please contact IHS climate change specialist, Mr. Stelios Grafakos at grafakos@remove-this.ihs.nl