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The CCKP provides a web-based platform to assist in capacity building and knowledge development. The CCKP consists of spatially referenced data visualized on a Google Maps interface. Users are able to evaluate climate-related vulnerabilities, risks, and actions for a particular location on the globe by interpreting climate and climate-related data at different levels of details.The CCKP contains environmental, disaster risk, and socio-economic datasets, as well as synthesis products, such as the Climate Risk and Adaptation Country Profiles, which are built and packaged for specific user-focused functions such as climate change indices for a particular country. The portal also provides intelligent links to other resources and tools.

The Climate Change Knowledge Portal allows you to: Learn about climate information. Increase your knowledge on climate change related actionsMap, download, and use resourceful data


The aim of the portal is to help provide development practitioners with a resource to explore, evaluate, synthesize, and learn about climate related vulnerabilities and risks at multiple levels of details. Using climate science research results to inform the decision making process concerning policies or specific measures needed to tackle climate impacts, or even to understand low carbon development processes, is often a difficult, yet crucial, undertaking.

Product Type
Knowledge & Learning
Focus Area
Climate Resilient Development
Low Carbon Development
Scope / Extension
Sub-national, Project, & Local/Community level
Coastal Areas (special case)
Urban (special case)
Methodological Steps
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
​Any country
Current Version
The CCKP was developed in 2010 and revamped in 2012. New datasets are added in a constant basis.
System Requirements
The tool can be visualized in all web browsers.
File Size (for download)
Online tool. No download necessary
Contact Name
Ana Bucher
Contact Email
e-Learning available
Facilitated Learning Avalable
Case Studies / Manuals
CCKP User’s Guide is available here
Discussion Forum